The Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery has an exciting opportunity for an experienced and skilled clinical research professional who will assist in the conduct and implementation of clinical research within the Orthopaedic Trauma service at Methodist Hospital in downtown Indy.
This unit participates in PI initiated as well as national and international studies as part of a consortium. Knowledge generated from our research positively impacts our community, our hospital and, most importantly, our patients for years to come.
In this key role, the Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) will participate in the initiation, monitoring, completion, and reporting of clinical studies in accordance with standard operating procedures and Good Clinical Practices (GCP).
The CRC will be directly involved in all facets of clinical studies including patient identification, informed consent, regulatory compliance, grant preparation and submission, patient longitudinal monitoring, study data collection, and data entry.
Additionally, the CRC will maintain a meticulous clinical trauma registry of all patients treated by the Orthopaedic Trauma Service at Methodist Hospital.
REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree in Science or health-related field and two years of experience in clinical research. Clinical Research Certification (ARCP or SOCRA).
General knowledge of basic office equipment
Competent user of PC and Microsoft Office programs
Data entry skills
Familiarity with electronic medical record
Fluency in English
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
Strong organization skills and attention to detail
Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information
Exceptional interpersonal skills; able to build and maintain effective patient and colleague relationships with individuals of diverse backgrounds
Previous experience with Orthopaedic Surgery
Experience with Excel
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
Clinical office setting; requires willingness to work in an environment containing human biologic specimens and the ability to handle the stresses inherent to bearing witness to a wide range of surgical procedures and injuries. Schedules may fluctuate and can include early morning hours and/or extended work days as needed.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 3RS
Campus: IUPUI - Indianapolis
Department: ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY (IN-ORTS-IUINA)
Internal Number: 74563
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.