Clinical Research Professional, UC Cancer Center, Office Based Coordinator

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 340,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, nine straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion. The University’s overall regional economic impact exceeds $10.6 billion, paving the way for the future of Cincinnati.

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 a patient facing position as a Clinical Research Professional. This position will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.


Under general supervision of the Clinical Research Manager, the Clinical Research Professional provides data management support and assistance to the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office. Duties can span a broad range of activities or be primarily focused within one or more areas of the clinical research spectrum. 

Please note this is a FULL-TIME, ON-SITE position, with incidental work from home opportunities.

Essential Functions

  • Complete training and follow established CTO workflows and CTO/UC Health standard operating procedures. 
  • Proactively review and locate source documentation for all study procedures, including, but not limited to, lab work, CT scans, MRIs, ECHOs, eye exams, physical exams, oral, IV, or intratumoral drug administrations, pulmonary function tests, cardiac stress tests, biopsies. 
  • Accurately enters data from source documentation listed above, outside hospital records, and/or hard-copy research-specific documents, into study specific electronic data capture (EDC) systems for clinical research trials within 5 days of the patient visit EDCs include, but are not limited to, RedCap, Inform, Medidata Rave, Viva Vault, and Trial Master. 
  • Proactively seeks to promptly resolve outstanding data queries and any issues relating to missing or incomplete source documentation through collaboration with clinical research coordinators (CRCs).
  • Reviews all data entered EDCs and subject charts to identify and help resolve any general quality issues with CRCs and quality assurance (QA) staff as needed. (i.e., data collected per protocol and meets GCP, ALCOA standards etc...). 
  • Conducts study participant follow-up as required per protocol.
  • Communicates and collaborates within assigned research team and with principal investigators in a professional, helpful, and service-oriented manner to effectively accomplish job duties.
  • Acts as the primary point of contact for monitoring visits – ensuring monitors have access to records, facilities, and remaining available for questions for the duration of a visit.
  • Assists the PRMC/DSMB Coordinator or other QA staff with projects as needed.
  • Able to independently maintain and meet form & database development milestones effectively. 
  • Maintain/Update patients’ status and visit completions in the Clinical Trial Management System.
  • Along with team, maintain Team’s biospecimen collection kit inventory, re-ordering supplies.
  • Create and maintain positive working relationships with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental/team needs.

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.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Prior experience in clinical research coordination or clinical research data management, and SignalPath, Complion, RedCap, Inform, Medidata RAVE, etc. systems is ideal.
  • Highly comfortable with computer-based and online systems.
  • Must be able to interact and communicate with clinical research staff, PIs, and industry sponsors in a professional manner. 
  • High attention to detail and organizational ability and ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Can accomplish work independently.
  • Capable of advising and explaining information to others.
  • Ability to manage moderately complex projects. 
  • Working knowledge of, and ability to apply, Good Documentation Practices, ALCOA, and ICH-GCP to data management and database design.
  • Adherence to core values that were designed to create and maintain a positive work environment: Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Excellence.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


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).


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The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


REQ: 95828 


Clinical Research Professional, UC Cancer Center, Office Based Coordinator

Date:  May 15, 2024

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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