Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator

The University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA4.2

The University of Pittsburgh is currently recruiting a Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator (CRNC) to this nationally recognized research institution participating in many federally funded and industry sponsored clinical trials. The CRNC will screen and enroll subjects for protocols in the clinical settings of the division of Genetics. The individual will assist the investigating physician(s)/Principal Investigator(s) (PI) with preparation of regulatory documents, planning, subject recruitment, enrollment, scheduling, and study conduct. The CRNC will train and mentor health care personnel about protocols and ensure protocol adherence under the direction of the PI. Strong communication skills are necessary.

Flexible daylight hours may be necessary.

This position is located at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC in Lawrenceville.

TB test and PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record Check will be required as a condition of employment.

Education Required Baccalaureate Minimum Related Experience Level Required 3-5 years experience Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position
Three to five years of experience in coordinating clinical trials necessary. Regulatory experience within the University of Pittsburgh a plus. BSN or bachelor’s degree preferred. Candidates with a RN licence and Associates degree will be considered with significant experience.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Current PA RN licensure is required. CCRC certification preferred.

Child Protection Clearances
The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check. Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time Percent Effort 100 Scheduled Work Hours Work Schedule to Vary If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
Position will require flexibility with shift/hours and may be required work on the evenings and weekends.

If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours Campus Pittsburgh University Benefits
The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

  • Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match
  • Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance
  • Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)
  • Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time