Willis-Knighton Clinical Research Department has an immediate opening for a Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) at the WK Cancer Center. This position affords the selected candidate the opportunity to be part of the latest scientific treatments in oncology and is highly rewarding on both a personal and professional level. The qualified applicant will be responsible for the oversight, coordination, and interpretation of multiple oncology research studies according to approved protocols. Incumbent must exercise initiative, be detail oriented and meticulous in all aspects of work and be able to make independent decisions with flexibility to adjust to department needs. The Clinical Research Coordinator will be responsible for preparing, reporting, and maintaining records according to Good Clinical Practices (GCP) guidelines, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21-regulations, as well as assure patient’s rights, informed consent, confidentiality, and study safety. The candidate must possess good communication skills, proficient in sharing both verbal and written knowledge effectively as a liaison between the research department, physicians’ offices, and pharmaceutical or device sponsors. In addition to new employee hospital orientation, the Coordinator will also receive departmental orientation.
Associate degree (2) or equivalent from two-years college or technical school; Bachelor’s degree in a physical or social science or related field is a plus.
Six months to one year of experience in clinical research and/or oncology is preferred, but not required.
Must have excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office.
The job responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Actively recruit research participants into clinical trials. Develop recruitment strategies tailored to individual trials.
• Provide patient education and medical information to study patients.
• Assist in the assessment of patients to evaluate for adverse events and communicate findings to the treating physician.
• Document medical data in patient chart to capture protocol requirements.
• Willing to adapt to changes required by each project within a structured environment.