Clincal Research Coordinator- Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
Carillion Health System
 Roanoke, VA

Clincal Research Coordinator- Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Roanoke, VA, US, 24016

Job Summary

Make the most of your clinical skills at an organization that has earned numerous awards for clinical excellence. Based in Roanoke, VA, our community-based health care organization encompasses a comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and other complementary services.

This position will support clinical research collaborations between Carilion Clinic and Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, with an emphasis on guiding and mentoring medical students through the life cycle of their research projects. Basic responsibilities include: educating medical students on research policies and processes, providing guidance and problem-solving techniques, enabling successful collaborations, monitoring and tracking study progress, study design assistance, regulatory submission and maintenance, research subject visit management, evaluating student research presentations and manuscripts as part of the VTCSOM research curriculum, managing subject compensation, and any other research-related duties, as necessary. Under the supervision of Research and Development and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, this position is charged with maintaining compliance with study protocols, guidelines set by governing agencies, and institutional policy.

Candidates should possess the following qualities:

  • Detail-oriented
  • Organized
  • Passion for educating and mentoring learners who are new to clinical research
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to balance multiple priorities
  • Motivated by challenges
  • Compassionate towards patients and their families/caregivers

Play an important role with a regional leader that inspires better health through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. Realize the advantages of advancing your career with an organization where you can expect supportive leadership, state-of-the-art technological resources, inter-professional teamwork, and innovative learning.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Science or related field required. Master's Degree preferred.

Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of Clinical Research (or equivalent research experience) AND a Master's Degree in Science or related field OR Minimum of five (5) years of Clinical Research (or equivalent research experience) AND a Bachelor's Degree in Science or related field required.

Licensure, certification, and/or registration: Nationally recognized clinical research certification from Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA) or Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) required upon hire. I.A.T.A. (International Air Transport Association) certification is required for projects that will be transporting specimens prior to completion of IRB application.

Other Minimum Qualifications: Excellent computer skills; strong knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and internet environment. Knowledge of medical and/or pharmaceutical terminology strongly desired.

Strong organization and communication skills required. Able to work with multiple interruptions and to perform multiple tasks at any given time.

Must have strong leadership, interpersonal and teamwork skills.

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

CommUNITY: Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family and our loved ones.

Courage: Doing what's right for our patients without question.

Commitment: Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion: Putting heart into everything we do.

Curiosity: Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.

Requisition Number: 34739

Employment Status: Full time

Location: Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Shift: Day

Shift Details: Daytime, with occasional evening and/or weekend/occasional travel


Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4039

Recruiter Email:

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

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Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

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