Emory University Clinical Research Coordinator III in Atlanta, Georgia


Job Requisition ID:



733025:SOM: Medicine: Infectious Dis

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION: This position is a blended role and will include clinical research study visits, data collection, as well as assistance with regulatory submissions, regulatory compliance and maintenance for the entire clinic.This role will include education presentations to staff and faculty. Must be proficient in electronic data capture and regulatory files. Experience with spreadsheets and online data capture systems needed. Incumbent independently manages significant and key aspects of a large clinical trial or all aspects of one or more small trials, or research projects. Independently submits and maintains all aspects of Regulatory compliance aspects of multiple clinical trials.

Trains and provides guidance to less experienced staff. Oversees data management for research projects. Interfaces with research participants and resolves issues related to study protocols. Authorizes purchases for supplies and equipment maintenance. Determines effective strategies for promoting/recruiting research participants and retaining participants in long term clinical trials. Periodically audits operations including laboratory procedures to ensure compliance with applicable regulations; provides leadership in identifying and implementing corrective actions/processes. Monitors IRB submissions and responds to requests and questions. Interfaces with study sponsors, monitors and reports SAEs; resolves study queries. Provides leadership in determining, recommending, and implementing improvements to policies/processes. May provide supervisory duties and assist in developing grant proposals and protocols. Will involve informed consent discussions, research study visits, data collection and recording, and phlebotomy.


Experience in research coordinator role required, particularly with phlebotomy, processing/shipping lab specimens, EKG testing, and online data management systems required. Must be experienced in IRB preparation, submission, modifications, reporting and termination activities related to clinical trials.

SOCRA certification required. Quality assurance and monitoring, including monitoring temperature logs, is a significant aspect of the position and experience with data quality monitoring is preferred.

Experience in recruitment of volunteers and community outreach preferred.


(1.) High School Diploma or GED and seven years of clinical research experience. OR

(2.) Two years of college in a scientific, health related or business administration program and five years of clinical research experience OR

(3.) Licensed as a Practical Nurse (LPN) and four years of clinical research experience OR

(4.) Bachelor's degree in a scientific, health related or business administration program and three years clinical research experience OR

(5.) Master's degree, MD or PhD in a scientific, health related or business administration program and one year of clinical research experience Certified Research Administrator (CRA) or Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) preferred

This position is intended to support clinical research and all clinical training requirements must be tracked and monitored through Emory Healthcare under the credentialing category of CLINICAL RESEARCHER.

Operating Unit/Division:

School Of Medicine

Job Title:

Clinical Research Coordinator III

This position involves::

Not Applicable

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Additional Job Details:

This position is located at the Hope Clinic in Decatur at 500 Irvin Street

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).