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Requisition Number::  156249
Date:  Oct 16, 2021

Durham, NC, US, 27710

Personnel Area:  MEDICAL CENTER

School of Medicine:


Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation’s top medical schools. Ranked tenth among its peers, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve humanhealth locally and around the globe.


Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.




100% Grant/Sponsor Funded


The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) for Infectious Diseases Division and the Duke Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Prevention (DCASIP) will develop, implement, and coordinate research and administrative procedures for the successful management of clinical trials. The CRC will perform diverse administrative and clinical duties requiring analysis, sound judgment, and a high level of knowledge of study specific protocols.



· Administratively and clinically manage multiple clinical trials simultaneously.

· Identify potential study participants from appropriate settings using IRB approved methods. Recruit, enroll, and retain participants according to study protocols.

· Ensure compliance with federal, state, local, medical center, and departmental regulations and policies by maintaining a working knowledge of applicable regulations.

· Maintain ongoing communications to provide information, track documentation and overall progress of clinical trials and adherence to established guidelines.

· Work with the laboratory and data management staff to ensure that study materials and laboratory specimens are shipped/transmitted as requested; respond to questions related to study protocol independently or refer to others as appropriate.


· Develop and maintain databases to be used for management queries regarding research data to be collected during studies

· Confer with study participants to explain purpose of study and obtain informed consent; explain diagnostic procedures and/or treatment plans to alleviate patient and/or family concerns; schedule patient for study procedures; initiate/coordinate drug orders, laboratory procedures and treatments for patients based on protocol guidelines.

· Collect data from patient charts, medical records, interviews, questionnaires, diagnostic tests and other sources; code, evaluate and interpret collected data and prepare appropriate documentation; obtain blood samples, cultures, tissues and other specimens for laboratory analysis.

· Ensure compliance with protocol guidelines; identify problems and/or inconsistencies and monitor research participants’ progress to include documentation and reporting of adverse events; recommend corrective actions as appropriate.


· Ensure scientific integrity of data and protect the rights, safety, and well-being of patients enrolled in clinical trials.

· Dispense study medication in a professional and accountable manner following protocol requirements.

· Evaluate and interpret collected clinical data in conjunction with principal investigator(s) as appropriate; prepare oral presentation or written reports and analyses setting forth progress, trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions.


· Confer with principal investigator(s) in developing plans for research projects and to discuss the interpretation of results; collaborate on the preparation of manuscripts for publication.

· Coordinate the development of forms, questionnaires and the application of research techniques; write procedures manuals as needed.

· Ensure that non-serious and serious adverse events are properly documented and reported

· Screen all laboratory results when received and follow protocol procedure regarding abnormal results



· Able to read, analyze, and interpret information from professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

· Able to effectively present information and respond to questions from physicians, staff and patients.

· Able to function effectively in a team setting and meet multiple demands on a timely basis.

· Needs to demonstrate consistent professional conduct and meticulous attention to detail.

· Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills with patients, staff, and other health care professionals.

· Able to work weekend and after-hours when necessary to enroll/follow study participants.


Education/Training: 1. Completion of a Bachelor’s degree related to health science or 2. Completion of an Associate’s degree plus minimum of two years of relevant experience (e.g., research, clinical, interaction with study patients) 3. A Masters of Public Health (MPH) with a concentration in epidemiology is desired. 4. Knowledge pf Duke Policies and Procedures and experience in working in an infectious diseases program is desired.




Minimum Qualifications




Completion of an Associate's degree




Work requires a minimum of two years of relevant research experience. A Bachelor's degree may substitute for 2 years required experience.


Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.


Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.


Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh