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Clinical Trials Coordinator

Work Type: Fulltime
Classification: Other Jobs
Area: SA-Other
Listed By: Private Advertiser
POSITION DESCRIPTION

Position Title: Clinical Trials Coordinator - Full Time

Position Summary

The Cardiovascular Centre is a leading clinical Cardiology Centre with close affiliations with the University of Adelaide and the Centre for Heart Rhythm Disorders, a dynamic and dedicated research organisation committed to excellence in cardiac electrophysiology. The group is involved in the research and clinical management of heart rhythm disorders, allowing the rapid and direct translation of novel research discoveries to benefit patients.

As part of a research team, the Clinical Trials Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination and day-to-day conduct of clinical trials at the Cardiovascular Centre and the Centre for Heart Rhythm Disorders ( CHRD ).

Internal/External Relationships:

Cardiovascular Centre, RAH, University and SAHMRI Staff
Clinical Trials Patients
Academic Staff within the Schools of Medicine and Medical Sciences
Other research groups
Sponsors and external bodies
Ethics committees
Research institutes

Key Responsibilities:

Manage and Conduct Clinical Trials
  • Manage and coordinate the conduct of clinical trials at the Cardiovascular Centre and its affiliated sites.
  • Perform clinical duties such as: vital sign assessment, pain measurement parameters, ECG assessment, general patient assessment, venepuncture (as appropriate) and overall patient assessment.
  • Liaise with health professionals for the conduct of follow-up assessments.
  • Monitor study activities to ensure compliance with protocols and with all relevant local, federal and state regulatory and institutional policies
  • Liaise with sponsors in regard to study conduct.
  • Participate in monitoring visits and query resolution
  • Supervise and support staff in clinical trial work.
  • Train and educate study staff with respect to clinical trials.
  • Organise regular reviews of study progress with Research Manager and Director.
  • Participate in preparation and management of clinical trial budgets
Recruitment of Study Participants
  • Consult with patients regarding their potential participation in studies.
  • Ensure that potential participants are fully informed and give free consent for participation in trials.
  • Ensure appropriate follow-up and paperwork is completed.
Data Collection and Entry
  • Collect data from clinical notes, clinical databases and study subjects.
  • Enter data into Case Report Forms.
  • Enter data into web based databases.
Clinical Trial Documentation
  • Assist in preparation of research documents, including grant applications, ethics applications and trial reports.
  • Review of protocols and other related trial documents.
  • Record keeping for clinical trials.
Writing and Reporting
  • Assist with the preparation and writing of grant submissions and coordinate annual/final reports.
  • Assist with the preparation of ethics submissions and monitor and facilitate ethics reports/renewals.
Knowledge and Experience Requirements
  • Demonstrated experience in the conduct and coordination of clinical research studies.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Clinical Trial processes, database entry and document control
  • Demonstrated knowledge of research methods
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills, including report writing, presentations, publications and grant applications.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, including the ability to prioritise work and work independently as appropriate, maintaining a high level of confidentiality at all times.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work collegially as a part of a team and with a wide range of stakeholder groups.
  • Client/Patient focused approach with good responsiveness and a sympathetic, supportive and professional approach
  • Ability to think clearly and behave in a calm and positive manner even when under pressure
  • A careful, meticulous and analytic approach
  • An ability to think, learn and work independently
  • Competency in the use of computer software and experience in the use of standard MS Office software.
  • Knowledge of evidence based health care (Desirable)
Desirable Criteria:
  • Previous experience in a similar role within a medical practice
  • Previous experience working in a research environment
  • Sound knowledge of medical terminology
  • Previous experience with HealthTrack
Enquiries and applications:

Dr Michelle Sanders, Practice Manager
Cardiovascular Centre
Phone
Email:

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