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Job Description



Minimum Education:

Specific Requirements and Preferences:
 - BA/BS degree in science, technical, or health-related field with Greater Than 4 year relevant experience.

 - MS degree with Greater Than 2 years relevant experience. 

Minimum Work Experience:
4 Year(s)

Specific Requirements and Preferences:
 - 4 years of clinical and/or research experience or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.

 - Prior clinical research experience preferred/desired.

Required Skills/Knowledge:
 - Knowledge in clinical research.

 - Familiarity with databases, data collection and analysis.

 - Able to manage multiple responsibilities and activities with close attention to detail.

 - Effective interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with a diverse group of individuals.

Required Licenses and Certifications :
 - Certification as a Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) or equivalent.

 - The current certifying bodies for clinical research professionals include Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA) and the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP).

Conduct of Research:

  1. Consistently demonstrate adherence with the standards for the responsible conduct of research.
  2. Plan, conduct, and manage research projects within the federal and institutional regulations and policies under the direction of the principal investigator.
  3. Responsible for appropriate use of research funds and resources.
  4. Comply with all annual job-related training requirements.
Regulatory Documents:
  1. Maintain regulatory documents as per sponsor and data center instructions.
  2. Ensure regulatory integrity of protocols through preparation and submission of the protocol, consent forms, protocol amendments, and annual progress/continuing reviews to the IRB for approval in accordance with regulatory and/or IRB guidelines and in compliance with the sponsor’s specific timeline.
  3. Prepare for sponsor audits.
Study Conduct and Data Collection:
  1. Work with the Investigator to prepare all study start-up documents and submit them to the sponsor, when appropriate; assist the investigator with study visits and subject payment (where applicable).
  2. Assist in writing consents and interact with the IRB and/or sponsor regarding wording issues and approvals; recruit and schedule study subjects; register each study visit appropriately and ensure that all signatures and dates are on consent forms; document, distribute and file consent forms appropriately.
  3. Accurately and in a timely manner collect data from patient medical records, interviews, questionnaires, diagnostic tests and other sources; code, evaluate and interpret collected data and prepare appropriate documentation as directed; create/review source documents and set up study files in an organized fashion.
  4. Ensure all the necessary data are gathered and recorded in the appropriate source documents, case report forms, and electronic data capture systems, review case report form entries for completeness, correctness and logical sense, and manage data queries in a timely manner.
  5. Track data expectancy to meet sponsor’s deadlines; work with sponsor monitors (CRAs).
Specimen Collection:
  1. Plan and coordinate research specimen collections, including sample and data collection.
  2. Coordinate biologic/pharmacokinetic study requirements in a timely and efficient manner.
  3. Maintain certification for shipping specimens if applicable.
Other Responsibilities:
  1. Maintain regular communications with sponsors and/or CROs, IRBs, and the institution.
  2. Collaborate with other departments (laboratory, research pharmacy, etc.) as necessary.
  3. Identify and resolve issues and challenges.
  4. Coordinate sponsor and/or regulatory audits.
  5. Serve as an effective liaison between the Investigators, sponsors, hospital departments involved with research studies, and the Clinical Research Center.
  6. May direct the work of CRA or CRC I-II. 

Organizational Commitment/Identification:

  1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization
  2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences
  3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity
  4. Maintain confidentiality at all times
Customer Service:
  1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met
  1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
  2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals
  3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions
Performance Improvement/Problem-solving:
  1. Contribute to a positive work environment
  2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
  3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
  4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment
Cost Management/Financial Responsibility:
  1. Use resources efficiently
  2. Search for less costly ways of doing things
  1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
  2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
  3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
  4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
  5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
  6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

About Children's National Health System

Childrens National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding childrens hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nations children for more than 130 years, Childrens National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.

Childrens National is proudly ranked consistently among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report.

Our Culture

Children's mission is to be preeminent in providing pediatric health care services that enhance the health and well-being of children regionally, nationally and internationally. Through leadership and innovation, Children's creates solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Children's excels in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. Children's leadership realizes that our employees are the heart of our medical center and the soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

Childrens internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Our employees share a sense of pride and commitment to the patients and families we serve. We aspire to provide patients and their families with the highest quality of care and service in a family-centered environment. In essence, we are a team of "Great People Providing Great Care."

Nursing Students

As a nursing student, you might already be craving hands-on experience at a highly respected hospital. You may be thinking about where or with which population you want to work after graduation.

At Childrens, a world-class teaching hospital and internationally-recognized leader in pediatric health, we invite nursing students at all stages of learning to explore the real world of working in a hospital setting and experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of this career.

Internship Program

The internship program provides the novice nurse with the knowledge base and skill set needed to transition to competence in clinical nursing practice. While providing the needed skills to meet the organization goals and mission, the program provides nurses with the leadership skills to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. The program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and real-life professional nursing practice, delivering state-of-the art pediatric care.

The program is offered to new graduate nurses from an accredited nursing program with a passion for children. All new graduates, with less than one-year acute care experience, are eligible to participate in the program after obtaining licensure.