Clinical Research Coordinator III - Multiple Sclerosis

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Mar 19, 2023
Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Clinical Research Coord III - Division of Multiple Sclerosis

Job Description:

The University of Florida's Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Section in the Department of Neurology is recruiting for a Clinical Research Coordinator III position. We are seeking candidates who are passionate about clinical research and want to further the mission of research and pursue the prevention and treatment of MS and other immune-mediated disorders of the central nervous system (CNS). If you have 3 years or more of human subject research experience and you are detailed-oriented, motivated, passionate about clinical research, and enjoy working collaboratively to meet shared goals and objectives, we hope you apply! We are currently involved in multiple multicentered drug trials for Multiple Sclerosis. You will have the opportunity to oversee the daily operations of assigned clinical trial studies for the MS section including successfully executing multidisciplinary studies, various phased trials (Phase 1-4) research. You will be involved in MS clinic to screen and recruit for studies. Responsible for ensuring that all required regulatory documentation is completed and submitted as appropriate for all research/clinical trial activity which includes new submissions, continuing reviews, and revisions through the University of Florida Health Professions IRB and a central IRB.

About This Role

Oversee regulatory operations of clinical trials run by the Multiple Sclerosis Section as well as assisting with the other research studies as needed. This includes multidisciplinary studies, various phased trials (Phase 1-4) research. Ensure all required regulatory documentation is completed and submitted as appropriate for all research/clinical trial activity which includes, but is not limited to, new submissions, continuing reviews, and revisions through the University of Florida Health Professions IRB and a central IRB. Interpret research client care, treatment, administrative rules and policies and for recommending new and improved programs to effectively manage research client care and treatment administration. Must be available to drive from different worksites in the workday (office space to clinic(s) that aren't on the same campus).

Recruit patients for various studies and responsible for following protocols as outlined, which may include, but is not limited to, screening, administering questionnaires, performing EKGs, obtaining and preparing biological specimens for analysis including blood draws, as well as giving standardized cognitive and motor tests. Enter data into a database/source binder/case report forms (CRFs) and reports all adverse events.

Correspond with sponsors and assists with monitoring visits. Work on other research activities as assigned and ensures that all research activities are administered appropriately.

Participate in patient, community and health care provider education to include presentations and seminars.

About Clinical Trials in the MS Section

Clinical trials are a crucial part of our clinical research program, which seeks to determine the safety and effectiveness of these interventions. To learn more about the active clinical trials for the MS Section, check out research studies page here.

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Expected Salary:

$65,000 - $70,000; commensurate with education and experience.

This position eligible for great benefits, including health, dental, and vision insurance plans, retirement plans, and paid time off

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and three years of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Valid driver's license and access to personal vehicle.

Preferred Qualifications:

3 years or more of human subject research
Knowledge of NIH and FDA procedures
Knowledge of state and federal regulations regarding clinical research
knowledge of accepted procedures and ethical, confidential practices
Proficient in the use of personal computer software, including Microsoft Office
Demonstrated ability to interpret complex guidelines
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and to meet deadlines as demanded by the position

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please complete the online application and attach a letter indicating their interest, resume, and a list of at least three professional references.

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

This is a time limited position.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: Yes