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Clinical Research Coordinator

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 01/12/2018
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 03/12/2018
Working Title Clinical Research Coordinator
Job Classification Health Professional II
Department Name 35207D-Med-Div of Gastroenterology/Hepatology
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0135494
Hiring Range $40,092.00 - $65,676.00
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh’s Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition is one of the leading gastrointestinal centers in the country. The Division is committed to providing the best of tomorrow’s medicine today and we are seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator to coordinate inflammatory bowel disease research studies

Duties will include:
- Institutional review board protocol and informed consent document preparation/submission and compliance with institutional review board policies.
- Study subject recruitment processes (obtaining informed consent, interviewing study subjects, obtaining/reviewing their medical records to ascertain demographic and phenotypic data, entering study data onto data forms and into electronic databases).
- Obtaining research biosamples, delivering research biosamples to local study laboratories, and preparing biosamples for express mailing to central biosample repositories.
- Maintaining study records and preparing recruitment activity reports.
- Completing requisitions for study subject payments or reimbursements.
- Meeting other inflammatory bowel disease research program needs that may arise.

The incumbent will interact and communicate with the Principal Investigator, other study personnel, study subjects, health caregivers, collaborators, institutional review board staff, and research administrative staff.

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

Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. 3-5 years of
experience interacting with patients in a clinical setting either as a healthcare
provider or clinical research staff member, experience with phlebotomy, and
experience with institutional review board document preparation/submission
are required.

Required Licenses/Certifications
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.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
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?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience with phlebotomy?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have experience with Institutional Review Board document preparation/submission?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have at least three years of experience interacting with patients in a clinical setting either as a healthcare provider or a clinical research staff member?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter