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Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 05/17/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 10/29/2017
Working Title Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator
Job Classification Health Professional II
Department Name 35209-Med-Pediatrics
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0134388
Hiring Range $40,092.00 - $65,676.00
Position Description

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC division of General Academic Pediatrics is currently recruiting a Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator (CRNC) to this nationally recognized research institution participating in many federally funded and industry sponsored clinical trials. The individual will assist the investigating physician(s)/Principal Investigator(s) (PI) with the conduct of the study in the Turtle Creek office of the Primary Care Center, including subject recruitment, enrollment, and scheduling. The CRNC will update health care personnel about protocols and ensure protocol adherence under the direction of the PI. Strong communication skills are necessary. Two years of experience in coordinating clinical trials, required. Some evening hours will be necessary and visiting other local research sites. Sometimes, there will be a patient phone call on a weekend that can be conducted from the employee’s home.

This position is located at CHP Primary Care Center, Turtle Creek (108 Penn Plaza Turtle Creek, PA 15145).

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.


Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 2-3 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Current PA RN licensure is required, BSN or bachelor’s degree required.

Two 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, BSN or bachelor’s degree required, 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, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours Work Schedule to Vary
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify

Some flexibility into the early evening hours (~7 PM).

Sometimes, there will be a patient phone call on a weekend that can be conducted from the employee’s home.

If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
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 higher 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