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Study Coordinator

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3151 S. 17Th Street
Wilmington, NC
Job ID: 14767
Date Posted: Jun 1, 2023

Job Description



NHRMC, established in 1967 in Wilmington, NC, is recognized as a preeminent healthcare organization focused on leading our community to outstanding health. We have an 855 bed network of hospitals and multi-specialty physician group practices with more than 200 physicians. With a network of primary, specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers; you will find our culture is the very definition of best in practice. Join us and find out how many ways NHRMC offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients and community.

About the Job

Location: New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Department: Research

Full Time Equivalent: full-time

Work Type: 64 to 80 Hours Pay Period

Work Schedule: 8HR DAY - Most shifts between 7AM-3PM

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: Yes

What You'll Do

The Study Coordinator has diverse responsibilities in support of clinical research, including soliciting, implementing, and coordinating clinical research projects. The Study Coordinator is accountable for ensuring that research studies are conducted according to the sponsor's requirements, as well as institutional and governmental regulations.

1. Works with Principal Investigators (PI) in soliciting research studies.
2. Implements and manages clinical research studies.
3. Provides scholarly assistance to faculty and residents for proposed research; assists with publications.
4. Maintains detailed knowledge of all components of study protocols.
5. Prepares reports for submission to the Institutional Review Board (IRB).
6. Provides the sponsoring organization with required documents, such as completed Case Report Forms (CRFs) and query resolution.
7. Identifies protocol related needs and coordinates procedures with various departments, such as specimen collection and processing and scheduling patient appointments for study related activity.
8. Plans and conducts in-service education for personnel involved in the study.
9. Develops and arranges multimedia advertisements for patient recruitment.
10. Screens potential patients for recruitment.
11. Assesses patient/family educational needs with respect to the purpose and potential risks/benefits of study participation.
12. Assists the PI in obtaining informed consent prior to initiation of any study related procedures.
13. Maintains ongoing communication with the PI to review participant progress/behavior, problems encountered, and Adverse Events (AE).
14. Notifies the sponsor, the Regulatory Coordinator, the IRB (and others, as appropriate) of AEs in accordance with federal regulations.
15. Serves as the central source of information on study activities.
16. Maintains the protocol manuals, investigational drug records, and patient shadow charts in an organized and accurate manner for easy retrieval and audit.
17. Abstracts pertinent data from source documents.
18. Ensures accurate documentation, data collection and record-keeping according to the sponsor's requirements, institutional, and governmental regulations.
19. Completes post participation follow-up on all research participants.
20. Participates in quality improvement activities to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies, department and hospital policies and procedures.
21. Prepares and participates in audits (internal and external); develops corrective action plans as necessary.
22. Serves as a liaison between the investigator, governmental agencies, pharmaceutical companies, funding agencies, study monitors, study participants, system personnel, and review boards (IRB, others).

Position Requirements

  • Education: Associate Degree
  • Experience: Associate Degree plus two years of clinical research experience or completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical Research or other clinical field. 

Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence. Performs other duties as assigned. 

Other Information

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the location of the job, duties may vary. Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at will.

Consider a career at NHRMC and become part of this award winning team!

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