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Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 04/20/2017
Working Title Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator
Job Classification Health Professional II
Department Name 35209-Med-Pediatrics
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0134929
Hiring Range $40,092.00 - $65,676.00
Position Description

The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Weight Management and Wellness is currently recruiting a Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator (CRNC) to this nationally recognized research institution participating in federally funded and industry sponsored projects. This position will assist with patient-oriented clinical research studies and additional projects at the request of the Principal Investigator. The individual will assist investigating physician(s)/Principal Investigator(s) (PI) with the preparation of regulatory documents, planning, subject recruitment, enrollment, scheduling, and study conduct. The CRNC will train and mentor health care personnel about protocols and ensure protocol adherence under the direction of the PI. The CRNC will be required to travel to patient homes or satellites of Children’s Hospital for the purpose of conducting research visits. Strong communication and organizational skills are necessary.

PLEASE NOTE: The hiring range posted above is for a full-time position at 100% effort. The salary range for this part-time position will be prorated based on 60% effort.

Current PA RN licensure is required, BSN degree required. 3-5 years of experience in coordinating clinical trials, necessary. Flexible hours (daylight, occasional evening if needed – no weekend) will be necessary.

This position is located at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC in Lawrenceville.

TB test and PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record Check will be required as a condition of employment.


Note: The hiring range is for full-time positions and will be prorated based on 60% effort.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 3-5 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

BSN degree required. 3-5 years of experience in coordinating clinical trials required. Regulatory experience within the University of Pittsburgh a plus.

Required Licenses/Certifications

Current PA RN licensure is required and CCRC certification preferred.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Assignment Category Regular, Part-Time
Percent Effort 60
Scheduled Work Hours Work Schedule to Vary
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify

Flexible hours (daylight, occasional evening if needed – no weekend) will be necessary.

If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours 22.5
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree or will have completed one by the end of this current term?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter