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Requisition Number 17-0032
Post Date 1/26/2017
Title Clinical Research Coordinator
City Phoenix
State AZ
Description

The CORE Institute delivers integrated, comprehensive musculoskeletal and neurological care. The CORE Institute is built upon a foundation of pioneering research, academics, community service, and a passion for excellence in patient care. The CORE Institute has locations in Arizona, Michigan, and Louisiana, with clinics planned to open in other states, as well as overseas, in the near future. The organization continues to be a leader in payor-reform initiatives, and it is at the forefront of systems-based quality programs which drive value and improve the quality of patient care.

The CORE Institute's fellowship-trained physicians provide specialized care in the areas of surgical, non-surgical and rehabilitative hip, knee, shoulder, elbow and ankle procedures, joint replacement, sports medicine, arthroscopy, fracture management, orthopedic traumatology, hand and wrist procedures, complex articular cartilage restoration, musculoskeletal oncology, foot and ankle reconstruction, physical medicine and rehabilitation, comprehensive spine care, pain management, clinical neurophysiology, epilepsy, headache and facial pain, neuromuscular medicine, spine and peripheral nerve disease, clinical neuroimmunology, multiple sclerosis, and general neurology care.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

Coordinates and oversees clinical or field operation of medical research projects. Participates in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care in clinical research studies.

Requirements

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    1. Participates in protocol development by drafting study protocols and/or reviewing potential protocols to evaluate their effect on standard clinical procedures; submits to Human Subjects Committee for approval.
    2. Recruits study participants by referrals or by placing advertisements on television, radio or in newspapers; schedules appointments, interviews and evaluates potential participants to ensure they meet eligibility requirements; instructs participants concerning protocol and obtains consent signature.
    3. Manages, monitors and participates in research activities including data collection, evaluation and analysis for a research project.
    4. Schedules and/or coordinates the scheduling of required laboratory tests and/or exams.
    5. Evaluates and develops patient educational materials and gives patient and/or family members instructions on drug administration and other medical information.
    6. Prepares project approval forms necessary for submission to appropriate committees; designs informed consent forms.
    7. Trains, oversees and provides current patient information to nurses, medical assistants and other health care personnel in order to assure comprehensive patient care.
    8. Prepares and submit initial applications to central and local communities (IRBs, biosafety, radiology, etc.), prepare and submits reports and required..
    9. Completes case report forms for each study participant and documents medical data in patient record.
    10. Inventories and requisitions supplies and equipment; arranges for repair and maintenance of equipment.
    11. Ensures clinical research compliance with all applicable laws and standards.

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree AND two years of clinical trial experience

EXPERIENCE:

    Two plus years experience in the health care field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    Athletic training experience is desired.

KNOWLEDGE:

    1. Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of nursing care.
    2. Knowledge of clinic policies and procedures.
    3. Knowledge of computer systems and applications.
    4. Knowledge of medical practices, terminology.
    5. Knowledge of organizational policies and procedures.
    6. Knowledge of clinical research regulatory guidelines and regulations.

SKILLS:

    1. Skill in planning and organizing clinical trials.
    2. Skill in evaluating effectiveness of existing methods and procedures.
    3. Skill in communicating with internal and external customers.

ABILITIES:

    1. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
    2. Ability to set priorities among multiple projects.
    3 Ability to interact with providers, clinic and hospital staff.
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