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40 Hours per week
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The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute (HHC CI) is a pioneering member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance. Through the bi-directional collaboration facilitated by this partnership, community providers are better positioned to provide state-of-the-art, evidence-based cancer care to improve the lives of cancer patients. Together, the Hartford Healthcare Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan Kettering are staying ahead of cancer.
The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute focuses on offering our cancer patients an unparalleled network of coordinated services– all under one roof. Our system of care includes a truly integrated team with the most talented, experienced, and compassionate caregivers and physicians, backed by the latest cutting-edge technology.
Clinical research is vital for finding new treatments and improving patient care. Research coordinators are at the forefront of this process.
The clinical research coordinator (CRC) level II independently supports the Principal investigator by providing research expertise; coordinates and facilitates protocol directed activities; at the investigator’s direction coordinates patient care within protocol parameters; communicates with care team (i.e. infusion, nursing, pharmacy, pathology, etc.) to ensure proper conduct, protocol compliance and human subject protections. The CRC proactively conducts pre-screening to identify potential patients for protocol eligibility, presents trial concepts and details, and participates in the informed consent process.
The CRC contributes to teams, workgroups and relevant task forces and makes meaningful contributions to the department at large.
Ensures compliance with all federal and local agencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board (IRB).
- In conjunction with the Principal Investigator (PI) ensures protocol adherence and data integrity
- Responsible for moderate complexity protocols, disease types and/or moderate-to-high patient acuity (i.e. advance disease, early phase, biologics/vaccines), case load or rapid enrollment
- Responsible for accurate and timely source documents, data collection, documentation, entry, and reporting including timely response to sponsor queries. Responsible for compiling and reporting on each study including information related to protocol activity, accrual data, workload, and other research information; present this information at regular research staff meetings.
Conducts shared research visits in conjunction with the treating investigator and coordinates care with clinical team (i.e. nursing, supportive care, pharmacy, laboratory, radiology, etc.) to ensure protocol compliance and participant safety.
- Responsible for identifying and reporting events (i.e. adverse events, serious events, non-compliance, deviations/violations) to the institutional review board (IRB) and other responsible bodies (i.e. hospital quality committee)
- Promotes research integrity and quality by facilitating chart reviews, participating in audit preparations and performing quality checks.
- Supports site operations by traveling to investigator’s meetings, trainings or to other Hartford HealthCare research sites; participates in workgroups/ task forces; serves as subject matter expert to comment on policies, training materials or tools; participates in subject specific training and mentorship of new and/or junior staff.
- Bachelor’s Degree in science or related field, required.
- Master’s Degree in science or related field, preferred.
Licensures or Certificates
- IATA or equivalent training, required.
- Good clinical practice certification, required.
- Clinical research professional certificate (i.e. ACRP, SOCRA, RAPS, etc.), preferred
The CRC is expected to consistently complete tasks with minimal supervision, demonstrate the ability to understand and implement scientific protocols and have a strong working knowledge of applicable regulations and best practices with regard to site logistics. S/he has exceptional attention to detail, excellent technical problem solving skills, ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks and strong communication skills. S/he should have:
- Three (3) years of direct clinical research experience
- One (1) year oncology research experience
- Two (2) year of patient facing responsibilities
- Demonstrated commitment to quality service & care, team work, and HHC mission and values.
- Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgement
We take great care of careers.
With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.
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