Clinical Research Trainee


  • Location: Charlottesville, VA
  • Posted: Jul 15, 2019

Job Description


Clinical Research Trainees learn and assist with a variety of clinical activities, including work with laboratory specimens, document preparation, record keeping, materials preparation, and review of prospective research participants. Clinical Research Trainees perform work at the task level under close supervision.

The Division of Cardiology seeks a Non-licensed Clinical Research Trainee. We are beginning an exciting new Clinical Trial of predictive monitoring software and require a team of CRCs to be present during morning rounds to present risk scores on each hospitalized patient to rounding clinicians. Additionally the team will perform chart reviews to determine outcomes of these patients and enter the outcomes into a REDCap database, and educate clinicians on interpretation of the predictive monitoring software. Incumbent works closely with non-research clinical care providers in the performance of the clinical trial; collects and verifies accuracy of clinical research data; prepares appropriate documentation; and ensures compliance with protocol guidelines and IRB requirements. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that all regulatory requirements are met and for maintaining the highest levels of quality possible.

Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) and/or RN is preferred, but not required. Candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to plan and execute tasks; strong organizational skills; the ability to clearly articulate specific information to clinicians. Preference is given to candidates with a working knowledge of clinical research and/or acute care hospital patients and medical terminology. Excellent oral communication and the ability to keep detailed records are essential.

This position is restricted and contingent upon the continuation of funding.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education: Non-licensed trainees possess a Bachelor's degree, and licensed trainees have at least an Associate's degree with an appropriate health-related licensure.

Experience: None

Licensure: Licensure is dependent on research study requirements.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The job requires being on your feet attending round in the hospital and walking some distance to attend meetings, and programs. Additionally, there is sedentary work at computers.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physicians Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

Employment Type


  • Full time

University of Virginia Health System

1215 Lee Street
Charlottesville, Vi 22908

Phone: (434) 243-3344

Fax: (434) 243-3344

Web: https://uvahealth.com/about/jobs

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