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Sr Clinical Research Professional, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

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Date: Feb 1, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Sr. Clinical Research Professional

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine


The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban research university; ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a “research heavyweight”. Forbes, Delta Sky and Travel + Leisure magazines have named UC one of the most beautiful campuses. #HottestCollegeInAmerica


UC is one of the largest employers in the Cincinnati region, employing over 15,000 full time and part time faculty, staff and student workers. The College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine, is currently accepting applications for a full time senior clinical research professional.   


This position will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.


Essential Function:

With limited supervision, plan, evaluate, coordinate multiple or complex research projects for a designated department, program, or central unit. Mentor level 1 or 2 employees. Duties can span a broad range of activities, or be primarily focused within one or more areas of the clinical research spectrum.


Duties include but are not limited to:

Study Coordination

  • Assist in planning and implementing the clinical study’s goals and objectives; organize patient enrollment planning; conduct quality assurance activities; compile and analyze data
  • Coordinate nursing and patient care and/or patient follow-up functions of the clinical study including planning and developing related activities.
  • Develop and implement procedures, maintain records, track progress, and conduct quality assurance on data collected.
  • Act as a liaison with medical staff, University Departments, ancillary departments and/or satellite facilities


Nurse Coordination

  • Provide quality patient care to patients and their families within area of clinical specialty
  • May serve as a resource person or act as a consultant within area of clinical expertise
  • Promote continuity of care through consultations with patients, families, medical and nursing staff
  • Perform complex physical/clinical procedures
  • Initiate and/or assist with developing and revising policies and procedures for nursing practice



  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of contract principles, federal regulations, laws and UC/UCPC policy and operating procedures.


Data Entry/Management

  • Perform quality checks on data entered by others.
  • Assist with creation of case report forms.
  • Database creation, testing, and basic maintenance.
  • Create data entry instructions and train data entry specialists.

    Related other duties, as assigned


    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline or equivalent education/experience.
  • For nursing-focused role, BSN in the area of clinical specialization, Master’s degree preferred.
  • 2-5 years of directly relevant experience, preferably in an academic or clinical setting.  For nursing-focused role, three years nursing experience, and two years of experience in the area of clinical specialization.
  • Appropriate certification preferred.  For nursing-focused role, current/valid RN license to practice in the State of Ohio and CR certification preferred.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


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).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 35605 


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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