The primary function of the Clinical Research Coordinator is to coordinate the conduct of cancer-related research protocols in the in-hospital and clinic settings with an emphasis on the screening, enrollment, and monitoring of patient candidates/participants. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Serves as primary study coordinator for research protocols performed at the Inova Schar Cancer Institute.
Directs the conduct of clinical studies to ensure adherence to the research protocol, institutional policies, and applicable federal and state regulations.
Screens patient records for identification of prospective candidates for research protocols.
Educates potential research participants about research protocols and obtains informed consent in accordance with institutional policy, IRB guidance, and applicable regulatory requirements.
Participates in site initiation visits and investigator meetings for assigned clinical trials (may involve occasional travel).
Provide education for hospital /clinic personnel about upcoming and ongoing research protocols.
Record research activities in the clinical trial management system (CTMS).
Coordinates the collection of data according to the research protocol and other study documents.
Draws, prepares, and ships laboratory samples for clinical trials.
Maintains investigational drug/device dispensing accountability and shipping logs according to protocol guidelines.
Partner with study investigators to ensure compliance with the study protocol and advises investigators on the results of procedures and tests; calling to attention findings of clinical importance.
Documents patient interactions and visits in electronic medical records.
Schedules follow-up visits for study patients according to the study protocol and clinic schedule.
Schedules and supports sponsor initiated monitor visits and quality assurance audits for periodic reviewing and querying of collected data in a timely fashion.
Identifies strategies to improve patient enrollment in research protocols in collaboration with Principal Investigator.
Assists investigators in drafting research protocols and publications. Performs literature searches and statistical analysis in support of these activities.
Internal Number: 37465BR
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