Clinical Research Coordinator II - Center for Clinical Studies
Washington University in St. Louis
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Internal Number: JR61942
The Volunteer for Health (VFH) program involves community engagement, advertising and study subject recruitment and referral services for approved clinical studies within the University. The CRC II position in VFH is responsible for ensuring that enrollment on any particular WUSM clinical trial protocol is carried out as efficiently and effectively as possible by executing a customized enrollment plan, which includes providing information about the Research Participant Registry (RPR) to potential participants, and then navigating and implementing best practices for enrollment with enrollment teams to maximize volunteer utilization.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Maintain volunteer and study confidentiality.
Works with sponsors, investigators, and coordinators in the development, execution, and evaluation of study recruitment plans.
Meets with investigators and coordinators before study start-up to evaluate the feasibility of the number of study subjects to be recruited.
Works with investigators and coordinators for recruitment needs and study referrals.
Handles recruitment for a large number of protocols.
Works with designated clinical trial team(s) to develop an evolving and increasingly sophisticated set of recruitment techniques, periodically assessing and refining the effectiveness of these techniques.
Develops new and creative ideas for optimizing recruitment and incorporate best practices from other clinical trial teams.
Meets with designated clinical trial teams, which include the PI, clinical research coordinator and study staff on each new protocol in the portfolio to perform an in-depth enrollment analysis to develop a recruitment and enrollment plan, and periodically reassess enrollment status and/or offer solutions to any enrollment problems.
Executes the recruitment plan for each protocol.
Collaborates with Medical Public Affairs and the media to advertise specific studies to the public.
Contribute to the execution of social media recruitment campaigns in support of protocol specific recruitment goals.
Provide support for events, opportunities and campaigns that aim to drive engagement and increase enrollment in the Research Participant Registry on social media channels.
Utilizes social media tools to contribute to monthly measurement and reporting.
Performs other duties incidental to the work described herein.
Working knowledge of techniques and methodologies used in developing, coordinating, and managing clinical research projects with working knowledge of database management, spreadsheet and statistical analysis software.
Experience in marketing, social media, health care, community involvement and clinical research strongly recommended.
Candidate should be comfortable with technology, including the use of social media publishing and measurement software and other tools to ensure efficient workflow.
Bachelorâ™s degree plus a minimum of two years of clinical research experience; a combination of relevant work and education equaling six years may substitute for this requirement.
$49,000.00 - $73,700.00 / AnnuallyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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