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Clinical Research Coordinator II - Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness Research

Medical College of Wisconsin

Last Updated: 8/22/21

Job Description

We’re looking for those individuals—the creative thinkers and innovation seekers—who are content with nothing short of changing the world. Discover the endless opportunities within the Medical College of Wisconsin and be inspired by the work we can do together to improve health, and make a positive, daily impact in our communities.

In the role of Clinical Research Coordinator II working in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Our Clinical Research Coordinator performs the day-to-day oversight and implementation of sickle cell disease research protocols and administrate activities of the clinical research program focused on the theme of sickle cell disease pain. Provides support to the team to facilitate the achievement of the program’s goals. Assists with recruiting, training, and supervising staff and managing the program budget. This position is very patient-oriented and requires the ability to interact directly with patients in multiple clinical settings (i.e., outpatient, inpatient) to conduct research testing.

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, screen, enroll and obtain consent from program participants at Children’s Wisconsin and Froedtert Hospital. Conduct or coordinate testing for program participants.
  • Coordinate research protocols including arranging necessary appointments and procedures, working collaboratively with other departments and institutions, including the Translational Research Unit and inpatient units at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, and maintaining contact with study participants.
  • Organize, schedule, and conduct testing of study participants at Children’s Wisconsin and Froedtert Hospital. Arrange transportation for study participants to study site as necessary.
  • Collect, analyze, and disseminate research data. Report program data and progress to study investigators and stakeholders.
  • Work with Principle Investigator to develop, implement, and maintain comprehensive databases and files related to the program.
  • Process and ship lab specimens (e.g., blood, urine, stool) as necessary. Coordinate transfer of samples to laboratories for storage.
  • Identify problems or obstacles in the system/procedures related to implementation of the research protocols, communicate to the study investigators and assist in finding solutions.
  • Assure compliance with all relevant IRB and other regulatory agency requirements.
  • Prepare IRB documents and reports. Evaluate and write research protocols in collaboration with the study investigator.
  • Collaborate on the development of program materials including educational materials, marketing materials, websites, forms, and reports.
  • Maintain program timeline including tracking deadlines for program components.
  • Coordinate program outreach activities including acting as a liaison with community organizations. Organize internal and external meetings, site visits, and special events.
  • Collect required data from patient's medical record and from patient and family and enter onto clinical research forms and into computerized database.
  • Maintain program timeline including tracking deadlines for program components.
  • Monitor study related budgets. Track budget expenditures on projects, order and maintain log of stipends/gift cards to be given to study participants. Participate in the development of program resources through literature searches, contact with outside programs, and review of funding opportunities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Preferred Schedule:
Full-time role with expectations for coverage during core business hours and flexibility required as necessary to accommodate business needs.


Position Requirements:

Appropriate education and/or experience may be substituted on equivalent basis

Minimum Required Education: Bachelor’s degree

Minimum Required Experience: 2 years

Certification: CITI training within 90 days of hire

Knowledge – Skills – Abilities

Understanding of general and specific clinical research procedures, scientific approach and methodologies. Good independent judgment. Ability to follow research methodologies and protocols. Ability to read, understand, follow and enforce safety procedures. Strong critical thinking, problem solving and attentiveness to detail required. Basic understanding of Federal guidelines governing human subjects in research. Experience with REDCap database and basic biostatistical knowledge.

Knowledge of biology, chemistry, mathematics, public health, documentation, and records management.

Data utilization, complex problem solving, critical thinking, resource management, and writing skills.

Why MCW?

  • Outstanding Healthcare Coverage, including but not limited to Health, Vison, and Dental. Along with Flexible Spending options
  • 403B Retirement Package
  • Competitive Vacation and Paid Holidays offered
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • On campus Fitness Facility, offering onsite classes.
  • Additional discounted rates on things as: Select cell phone plans, local fitness facilities, Milwaukee recreation and entertainment etc.

For a full list of positions see: www.mcw.edu/careers

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


About MCW
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is one of the largest healthcare employers in Wisconsin. We are a distinguished leader and innovator in the education and development of the next generation of physicians, scientists, pharmacists and health professionals; we discover and translate new knowledge in the biomedical and health sciences; we provide cutting-edge, collaborative patient care of the highest quality; and we improve the health of the communities we serve.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.



Company Details

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States