Clinical Research Coordinator-Diabetes and Endocrinology

Children's Minnesota
April 30, 2021
St. Paul, MN
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About Children's Minnesota

Children's Minnesota is the seventh largest pediatric health system in the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood. An independent and not-for-profit system since 1924, Children's serves kids throughout the Upper Midwest at two free-standing hospitals, 12 primary and specialty care clinics and six rehabilitation sites. Additionally, Children's is Minnesota's only Level I pediatric trauma center inside a hospital dedicated solely to children. In 2018 Children's Minnesota was verified as a Level I Children's Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons. Children's maintains its longstanding commitment to the community to improve children's health by providing high-quality, family-centered pediatric services and advancing those efforts through research and education. This work is made possible in large part by generous philanthropic and volunteer support from individuals and organizations throughout the state and region. An award-winning health system, Children's received Magnet® recognition from The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) in 2018 and is regularly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top children's hospital. Please visit .

Department Overview

The Research Institute at Children's Minnesota (CMRI) promotes and facilitates research, education, and outreach. CMRI formally submits proposals on behalf of investigators, research programs, and departments within Children's. The institute works with investigators to prepare proposals, route them for appropriate sign-offs, and provides the final review and institutional approval prior to submission to a potential sponsor.

Position Summary

The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) serves as the project manager for assigned projects and works directly with the Research Program manager and Clinical Research Associates I & II to coordinate and implement studies.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

* Organize and manage all aspects of assigned research activities and ensure compliance with study protocols and overall clinical research objectives
* Contribute methodological and technical expertise in the design, implementation, analysis and reporting of research
* Prepare regulatory submissions to the Institutional Review Board, and maintain compliance with all federal and local agencies in accordance with Good Clinical Practice guidelines
* Provide support to the preparation and management of grants
* Perform budget preparation and management, as needed
* Facilitate and manage study-related communications (including, but not limited to communication with investigators, collaborators, regulatory bodies, and site monitors)
* Proficiency at Interacting with patients and families for securing informed consent, scheduling research visits, and collection of data
* Oversight of data collection and entry processes
* Manage personal career development and administrative tasks

Baccalaureate in a health-related field and at least four years of clinical research-related experience; registered nurse with a current license to practice, and at least two years of clinical research experience; or two years of clinical research-related experience and a master's degree in a related field. At least one year of experience working with children is preferred. SoCRA or ACRP certification preferred. The CRC must be a detail-oriented person with strong writing, communication, and computer skills; (s)he must have the ability to manage multiple projects.

Promotion to next higher level, typically Senior Clinical Research Coordinator (SCRC), is determined by the Clinical Research Program Manager through performance reviews that take into account both experience carrying out the department's job-related duties/tasks, as well as a demonstrated commitment to professionalism in carrying out those tasks in line with Children's values and organizational policies and procedures.

Physical Demands

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All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of an occupational health assessment, drug screen, background investigation, and compliance with the U.S. Government Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Children's requires proof of immunity to vaccine preventable infectious diseases prior to employment, as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

Children's Minnesota is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

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