This position will be responsible for many aspects of ongoing clinical research activities within the myeloma program including:
Act as liaison with Regulatory Team, Study Team and Federal/Industrial sponsors, facilitate clinic personnel, equipment and procedures for study conduct; code, organize, store and/ or route laboratory specimens as required by the protocol. Consent patients for repository sample collection and/or specific studies which require blood, bone marrow tissue and buccal swabs. Obtain collected samples and submit to the laboratory. Maintain communications with patients and referring physicians regarding protocols. Attend various meetings and conferences, including pharmaceutical-sponsored Investigator meetings and several regularly-scheduled and ad hoc teleconferences to provide support to team and program.
Update Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC) database with PRC, IRB, Budget and Contract updates. Coordinate research project interactions with collaborating MMRC institutions. Submit regulatory documents to the MMRC and preparation of the submission of the MMRC protocols.
Assist in the development and maintenance of research tools that will facilitate clinical trial efforts including a data base, workflow programs and data management systems.
Assist with the preparation of research presentations, research papers, project summaries and other documents.
Bachelor's degree in health sciences or related field or higher. Current Clinical Research Coordinator Certification preferred. Clinical knowledge in hematologic malignancy diseases also preferred. A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Adobe Acrobat, and database applications. Effective written communication skills. Strong proofreading and editing skills. Well-developed organizational and time-management skills. Ability to work well under pressure and prioritize several tasks at once. Proven ability to work independently, free from immediate direction.
Prior experience coordinating clinical trials.
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