Job Description

Clinical Research Coordinator

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

Hours: Mon - Fri 8:00am - 5:00pm

Clinical Research Coordinator is responsible for supporting clinical trials for existing and novel oncology therapies while working in a fast-paced environment.

Job Responsibilities

Protection of Human Subjects:

  • Recruits and screens prospective subjects to determine eligibility and enrolls eligible subjects in clinical trials

  • Executes informed consent process including appropriate discussions to: educate subjects about the study protocol and test article(s); explains the rights of research subjects; answers subjects’ questions; and obtains written documentation of voluntary consent

  • Coordinates research subject care (clinic appointments, laboratory schedules, procedures, etc.) to ensure protocol compliance

  • Monitor subjects for adverse events through analysis of clinical reports, laboratory and imaging results, and subject interviews

  • Acts as the Research Liaison between Clinical Research Manager, Clinical Research Team, Principal Investigators, Primary Care Providers, alternative therapy providers, and clinical staff to ensure subject enrollment and research activities (ongoing study visits) comply with the established protocols, regulatory and monitoring agency standards, and sponsor guidelines

  • Observes clinic procedures, reviews laboratory and diagnostic testing results for data collection, appropriate reporting, and protocol compliance

  • Performs research required activities within the scope of technical expertise and training including vital signs, blood draws, collection, processing, and shipping of biospecimens, subject and rater surveys, and clinical observations.

  • Identifies and informs physicians, clinical staff, affiliates and sponsors of adverse events, deviations and protocol modifications, including their impact on the clinical research and locally enrolled subjects

Study Oversight:

  • Assumes responsibility as Primary / Secondary Coordinator as assigned by the Clinical Research Manager

  • If requested, collaborates with Clinical Research Manager, Principal Investigators, Regulatory Specialist and other appropriate staff to complete feasibility analyses for clinical trials

  • Assists Clinical Research Manager with the scheduling of the site qualification, initiation and monitoring visits, audit activities and participates in such meetings

  • If requested, assist Clinical Research Manager with coordinating activities between departments, outlying facilities, research personnel

  • Assists Clinical Research Manager with developing study tools, source documents, eligibility checklists, and other documents at the discretion of the Clinical Research Manager

  • Acts as a Research Liaison between Clinical Research Manager, Clinical Research Team, Principal Investigators, Primary Care Providers, alternative therapy providers, and the IRB and sponsors to ensure priorities are clearly communicated

  • Assists Clinical Research Manager and Principal Investigators in developing and maintaining of the identification, recruitment and enrollment strategies of research subjects to meet recruitment goals and contract obligations 

  • Assists Clinical Research Manager with the Research Team Meetings (preparation of meeting agendas, minutes, etc.)

Preserve the Integrity of Clinical Research Data:

  • Document and report adverse and unanticipated events to the Principal Investigator, Regulatory Specialist, sponsor, and the IRB as appropriate

  • Ensure that data updates are shared with Research Data Coordinators in accurate and timely manner

Participation in Hospital Activities such as:

  • Research Meetings

  • Tumor Boards

  • Process Improvement Committees / Meetings

Minimum requirement:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Health Science or related field from an accredited university.

  • Master's degree in a healthcare or clinical field (science, health, medicine, pharmacy), OR equivalent experience - preferred

  • Minimum of 2 years of research experience

  • Certification through SoCRA, ACRP, or other reputable entity within 3 years of employment

  • Human Subjects Protection training/certification within 30 days of employment

  • Basic Oncology class within 1 year of employment (if necessary)

Preferred:

  • 3+ years of experience working with clinical trials (preference will be given to candidates with the pharmaceutical industry experience and academia)

  • 3+ years of clinical oncology experience

  • Certification through Society of Clinical Research Associates, Association of Clinical Research Professionals, or other reputable entity

We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

Visit:  Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.

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