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West Virginia University Research Corporation Oncology Clinical Research Specialist - Cancer Center Clinical Research Trials in Morgantown, West Virginia

DescriptionThe West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for an Oncology Clinical Research Specialist with the Cancer Institute Clinical Research Unit. This position participates in the development, coordination, and implementation of research and administrative strategies essential to the successful management of clinical trialsresearch.In order to be successful in the position, the ideal candidate will:Protocol Compliance: Facilitates compliance with the requirements of the research protocol and good clinical research practice while remaining cognizant of the needs of diverse patient populations.Clinical Trials-Related Communication: Utilizes multiple communication methods to facilitate the effective conduct of clinical trials.Informed Consent Process: Demonstrates leadership in ensuring patient comprehension and safety during initial and ongoing clinical trial informed consent discussions.Management of Clinical Trial Patients: Involves a variety of resources and strategies to manage the care of patients participating in clinical trials, ensuring compliance with protocol procedures, assessments, and reporting requirements as well as management of symptoms.Documentation: Provides leadership to the research team in ensuring collection of source data and completion of documentation that validate the integrity of the conduct of the clinical trialPatient Recruitment: Utilizes a variety of strategies to enhance recruitment while being mindful of the needs of diverse patient populations.Ethical Issues: Demonstrates leadership in ensuring adherence to ethical practices during the conduct of clinical trials in order to protect the rights and well-being of patients and the collection of quality data.Financial Implications: Identifies the financial variables that affect research and supports good financial stewardship in clinical trials.QualificationsBachelor's degree from an allied health discipline or related medical field and/or RN DegreeFour (4) years of experience working in a clinical setting and/or experience in clinical research experience;Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.Knowledge of clinical trials research.Must possess and apply knowledge of many different and unrelated processes and methods related to such areas as:Patient care; treatment design, administration and modification; counseling and education; data collection, validation, entry, analysis, and reporting; human subjects protection and related issues.Skilled at being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they doSkilled at communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audienceSkilled at using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approached to problemsKnowledge of customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfactionAbility to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general publicAbility to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.Ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events)Ability to develop specific goals and plans, to prioritize, organize and accomplish tasks independently and through others.RequirementsWithin three (3) years of employment, incumbent must obtain Ccertification as a... For full info follow application link.West Virginia University Research Corporation is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. West Virginia University Research Corporation values diversity among its employees and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.

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