Clinical Research Coordinator I- Department of Neurosurgery

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • May 16, 2024
Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Clinical Research Coordinator I

Job Description:

Coordination and Processing of Human Biological Samples

This includes, but is not limited to the following tasks:

  • Coordinate human biological sample collections from stroke patients
  • Ensure proper handling and processing of human biological samples from stroke research participants
  • Oversee the collection and processing medical devices from stroke research participants undergoing such procedures

Coordination of Protocol Subjects-Screen, recruit, and enroll research subjects.

This includes, but is not limited to the following tasks

  • Educates subjects on topics related to the informed consent document and confirms that informed consent documents are appropriately executed
  • Educates patients and families on the medical aspects of protocols, testing procedures, visit schedules, and side effects of therapeutic drugs
  • Coordinates protocol-related research procedures, study visits, and follow-up care
  • Completes and maintains case report forms (CRFs) and other source documents.
  • Alerts PI to any AE/SAEs for timely reporting to the IRB (and sponsors)
  • Maintains and records data in database, as appropriate
  • Attends Investigator meetings and represents the University of Florida in a professional manner
  • Follows each subject’s clinical course during inpatient hospitalizations and at clinic visits, confirming that all protocol-specific tests and procedures are completed within study timelines.
  • Enters and tracks clinical trial subject status changes in the Clinical Trials Management System (CTMS) OnCore

Chart Review & Data Management

  • Collects and interprets data from medical records, including medical history, diagnosis, pathology, laboratory, radiology, specialty test results, progress notes, reported side effects or adverse reactions
  • Provides accurate and complete data to study sponsors according to protocol timelines
  • Answers data queries, monitors for data delinquencies, and replies to special requests as necessary
  • Participates in internal and external inspections and audits of subject medical records to ensure compliance with the protocol

Research Compliance

  • Maintains detailed records of research activities, including participant consent forms, sample tracking logs, and study documentation
  • Ensures compliance with regulatory requirements, institutional policies, and study protocols throughout the research process
  • Collaborate with regulatory staff to prepare and submit documentation for institutional review board (IRB) approvals and regulatory filings as needed.

Expected Salary:


Minimum Requirements:

Associate’s degree or an allied health professional degree in an appropriate area and one year of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior research experience working with critically ill patients and their families


-Excellent organizational and written/verbal communication skills

-Exceptional attention to detail along with the ability to multi-task

-Strong organization and process skills

- Strong customer service skills

- High level of empathy


- Ability to work well with faculty and staff at all levels and across multi-disciplinary teams

- Capability to understand IRB, HIPAA, and research regulations

Special Instructions to Applicants:

For consideration, please complete an application and include a cover letter, resume and the names and email addresses of three to five references.

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

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

Health Assessment Required: Yes