The Division of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh is committed to excellence in geriatric research and clinical care and seeking a Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator.
The Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator is responsible for coordinating all aspects of this clinical research study.
Duties of this position include the following: - Planning, organizing and implementing trials - Overseeing subject recruitment - Performing comprehensive medical histories and physical examinations - Collecting and documenting data, biologic specimens, and imaging - Providing and administering placebo and study medications - Completing and submitting case report forms - Providing medical follow-up - Hosting monitor site visits and audits - Providing weekly reports at staff meetings and teleconferences - Providing educational lectures on osteoporosis in the community for the purposes of subject recruitment - Attending investigator meetings on behalf of the director
The incumbent will also work closely with the recruitment coordinator, research students, and regulatory writer who writes and submits all applications, modifications, and annual progress reports to the Institutional Review Board, Clinical Translational Research Center, Investigational Drug Service, Fiscal Review Committee, and Radiation Safety Committee as well as co-author abstracts and articles resulting from coordination of investigator-initiated protocols.
This individual will be working in the community at Nursing Homes and Senior Living Facilities where they will interact with the residents, staff, medical directors, and family members/legal guardians of the residents.
Internal Number: 166504
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