The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified, full-time Clinical Research Coordinator in the Division of Infectious Diseases, Pitt Men’s Study. The Pitt Men’s Study is part of the national MACS WIHS Combined Cohort Study (MWCCS), a longstanding NIH-funded research study on the natural history of HIV/AIDS among gay and bisexual men. Under the guidance and supervision of faculty Principal Investigators and the Project Director, the coordinator will perform clinical and administrative functions in support of the implementation of protocols. This requires strong attention to detail to manage study participants, the ability to conduct patient visits according to protocol specifications, collection of clinical data, medical record review, completion of source documentation and clinical research forms, and reporting of adverse events. They will interact closely with the clinical research team and study participants, monitor clinical and lab data, and participate in the development and evaluation of unit policies and procedures. The ideal candidate must demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills. Some conference travel and other professional development opportunities are encouraged as part of this position.
Degree in Nursing or licensure in PA preferred. Working knowledge of medications, medical terminology, federal, state and University grant regulations. The incumbent must have excellent written/verbal communication skills and organization skills. The incumbent must be able to establish excellent rapport with people to facilitate recruitment and conduct of research. Preferred training in clinical skills such as phlebotomy, taking of participant’s vital information; however, will provide training to qualified candidates.
The minimum education level required is a Baccalaureate. Three to five years experience is also required. The position is full-time, weekdays from 8:30am to 5pm. To apply online you can go to the University of Pittsburgh Job search page.