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Clinical Research Professional, UC Cancer Center

University of Cincinnati   Cincinnati, OH   Full-time     Research
Posted on June 16, 2022
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Clinical Research Professional, UC Cancer Center

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

Job Overview
As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (COM) has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients. In partnership with the UC Health academic healthcare system and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, College of Medicine’s faculty are transforming the world of medicine every day.

The University of Cincinnati Cancer Program is looking to fill multiple patient facing positions as either Clinical Research Professional or Senior Clinical Research Professional. This position will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.

NOTE:  This position does not qualify for Visa sponsorship.

Essential Functions
Under general supervision, the Clinical Research Profession and Senior Clinical Research Professional will provide technical support and assistance for the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office (CTO). Duties can span a broad range of activities, or can be primarily focused within one or more areas of the clinical research spectrum.

Study Coordination Duties:

  • Complete training and follow standard operating procedures
  • Screen patients for inclusion in study based on pre-determined criteria
  • Obtain written consent for study participation
  • Obtain, process and ship patient samples for laboratory analysis
  • In conjunction with the investigator, document and evaluate adverse events and response to treatment
  • Educate and maintain direct communication with clinical and hospital staff regarding research procedures and requirements Ensure that the patient treatment provided and data collected adhere to the study protocol
  • Actively collaborate and communicate with study sponsors throughout the life cycle of the study to ensure compliance
  • Report data to sponsor and respond to queries
  • Participate in weekly team meetings
  • Related other duties, as assigned

Additional Duties for Clinical Research Professional:

  • Plan and coordinate clinical research project
  • Data Entry/Management - gather data; assist in development of reports

Additional Duties for Senior Clinical Research Professional:

  • Precept new hires in collaboration with the manager
  • Serve as a resource for staff
  • Perform routine physical/clinical procedures
  • Implement procedures to collect data from patient charts, medical records, interviews, questionnaires, diagnostic tests and other sources.
  • Prepare presentations and reports that show progress, trends, recommendations and/or conclusions.
  • Act as a liaison with medical staff, University Departments, ancillary departments and/or satellite facilities

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree must be in a related field.
  • Five (5) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

At the Senior Clinical Research Professional level:

  • Bachelor’s Degree must be in a related field.
  • For nursing focused role, BSN is required.
  • Seven (7) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Trainings/Certifications

  • For nursing focused role, BSN in the area of clinical specialization, and RN License in State of Ohio.
  • For social work focused role, licensure in the area of clinical specialization.

At the Senior Clinical Research Professional level:

  • For nursing focused role, BSN in the area of clinical specialization, and RN License in State of Ohio.
  • For social work focused role, licensure in the area of clinical specialization.

Required Experience

  • One (1) year of related experience.
  • For nursing focused roles, appropriate clinical procedural experience.

At the Senior Clinical Research Professional level:

  • Three (3) years of related experience.
  • For nursing focused roles, appropriate clinical procedural experience.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Master's Degree
  • Experience in an academic or clinical setting in the area of clinical specialization.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Sitting - Continuously

To apply, please go to https://bit.ly/3b5I8Cf

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.