Akron Children's Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at akronchildrens.org .
To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason
Prior to the start date, full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. Full vaccination is defined as 14 days after the last received vaccination. Boosters are excluded from this requirement.
We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.
40 Hours per week Monday - Friday
Summary: The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) is a specialized research professional working with and under the direction of the Clinical Trial Supervisor and clinical Principle Investigator (PI) on multiple ongoing research studies. While the PI is ultimately responsible for the clinical trial, the CRC is responsible for the facilitation and coordination of the daily clinical trial activities in accordance with federal, state and local regulations, Institutional Review Board (IRB) approvals and Akron Children's Hospital (ACH) policies and procedures. The CRC plays a critical role in the conduct of the study and works collaboratively with the entire ACH Research team, sponsors, and monitors to ensure productivity and timely completion of studies.
Responsibilities: 1. Recruit, screen, enroll and obtain consent/assent from research participants.
2. Utilizing Good Clinical Practice, the CRC ensures assigned studies are conducted in accordance with IRB and regulatory agency regulations.
3. Ensures site compliance with research protocols by reviewing all regulatory requirements to confirm implementation of appropriate methods, practices, and procedures for all research activities.
4. Develops source documents, completes timely and accurate data collection, documentation, entry, and reporting in both sponsor and ACH databases.
5. Supports the regulatory document specialists in the maintenance of regulatory documents, study submissions and continuing reviews in accordance with Rebecca D. Considine Research Institute (RDCRI) SOP and policies and applicable regulations. Ensures appropriate credentialing and training of the entire ACH research team.
6. Communicates and collaborates specific study requirements to the research team, including internal and externa parties, sponsors, monitors, PI, and study participants.
7. Ensures proper specimen handling, processing and shipping according to protocol
8. Utilizes the Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) and adheres to protocol specific budgets
9. Other duties as required.
Other information: Technical Expertise 1. Experience in clinical trial protocols is required.
2. Experience in interpreting medical charts and abstracting data is preferred.
3. Experience working with all levels within an organization is required.
4. Experience in healthcare is preferred.
5. Ability to work well independently as well as in team environment.
6. Knowledge of GCP, federal, state, and local regulations, including HIPAA policies and procedures.
7. Occasional travel to attend sponsor study training meetings (required)
8. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Word and Excel, electronic health systems and databases used in research environment, or have a willingness to learn and demonstrate proficiency within six months of hire.
Education and Experience 1. Education: Bachelor's degree in health-related field is required
2. Certification: None.
3. Years of relevant experience: 2 years is preferred.
4. CPR- certification required
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