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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Clinical Research Coordinator II in Atlanta, Georgia

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The Clinical Research Coordinator will help in the development, implementation, and support of research at the Ponce Family and Youth clinic by assisting pediatric infectious disease investigators in study design, completion of the approval process, and management of data on a number of protocols from the IMPAACT and ATN networks as well as various Industry trials.These protocols are specific towards the optimization of management of pediatric or adolescent HIV infection or in preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV, and also include protocols from pharmaceutical sponsors.


  • Provides clinical and administrative support for research trials, studies, and projects.

  • 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.

  • Recruits and screens potential participants.

  • Performs patient/research subject evaluations, administers research instruments and collects data.

  • May administer medications and assist with outpatient office procedures.

  • Provides patient education related to study.

  • Makes referrals to in-house or community professionals.

  • Follows-up with project participants in accordance with established standards and protocols.

  • May coordinate staffing or scheduling assignments.

  • Employees in this classification may be required to work with, take specific precautions against and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents.

  • Job will involve handling of sensitive information, so ability to maintain confidentiality is a must.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • Collaborative Initiative Training (CITI) within 30 days of employment.

  • Phlebotomy course within the first 90 days of employment.

  • Ability to interact with underserved, vulnerable, and stigmatized clients in a non-judgmental and compassionate way.

  • Committed to the mission of serving HIV-infected children, adolescents and young adults, and families affected by HIV infection.


  • High School Diploma or GED and five years of clinical research experience.

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

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

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

  • OR Master's degree, MD or PhD in a scientific, health related or business administration program.

  • The candidate must be detail-orientated, must possess excellent organizational skills and always be able to meet deadlines within the time specified.

  • Possess excellent computer skills including knowledge of a PC/MAC and Microsoft Office (Word, Access, Excel and PowerPoint).

  • Self-directed and motivated to work independently toward short- and long-term goals.

  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, working alongside research and clinical staff and interacting, sometimes on a daily basis, with patients.


  • Two or more years as a research coordinator with experience and knowledge of the conduct of clinical trials, research principles, methodologies and study design.

  • Any exposure to HIV clinical research is helpful, but not essential.

  • Current CCRC or CCRP certification with ACRP or SOCRA.

  • Possess strong analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills with the ability to work with minimal supervision in a team environment.

  • Process oriented with excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills.

  • Basic statistical knowledge is highly desirable.

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.

NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location. Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 74555

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Peds: Infectious Disease

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Research & Research Administration

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Grady Hospital