Emory University Clinical Research Coordinator II in Atlanta, Georgia


The Pediatric Research Alliance CF Discovery core contributes to biomarker research and the development of diagnostic technologies for Cystic Fibrosis by overseeing all patient sample collection, processing and analysis operations for potential clinical trials and investigator-initiated research. The successful candidate will support this objective in close collaboration with the Core directors, data manager, and other clinical research coordinators.

Roles and responsibilities of the position:

The role is primarily focused on patient sample collection and processing, as well as identifying and preparing samples for distribution to collaborating researchers. The Clinical Research Coordinator II will work closely with the core’s data manager to perform a variety of specialized research activities, including: (1) consenting and collecting samples from study subjects in a clinic setting, (2) processing biological specimens for storage, (3) validating medical records utilized for enrollment purposes and data collection, and (4) supporting core data activities, such as data entry, sample logistics, and sample preparation. As time permits and depending on the individual, s/he may also perform related responsibilities.

The ideal candidate will have experience working in clinical settings with adult and/or pediatric patients dealing with chronic illness, familiarity with data management, and experience working with biological specimens in a laboratory setting.


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

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

(3.) Licensed as a practical nurse (LPN) and two years clinical research experience OR

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

(5.) Master's degree, MD or PhD in a scientific, health related or business administration program 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.

Additional Details

Handles administrative activities generally associated with the conduct of clinical trials. Provides guidance to less experienced staff. Manages research project databases, develops flow sheets and other study related documents, and completes source documents/case report forms. Interfaces with research participants, determines eligibility and consents study participants according to protocol. Approves orders for supplies and equipment maintenance. Assists in developing recruitment strategies and conducting screenings for study participants including interviews and questionnaires. Supervises collection of study specimens and processing. Establishes case packages for study procedures, monitors scheduling of procedures and charges, coordinates other services as needed. Ensures compliance with research protocols, reviews case report forms and audits for accuracy with source documents, attends monitoring meetings with sponsors. Prepares regulatory submissions. With appropriate credentialing and training. may perform phlebotomy or diagnostics. Performs related approved responsibilities as required.

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Job Number 27923

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Peds: Cystic Fibrosis

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.

Job Category Research & Research Administration

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