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Clinical Research Coordinator I

Medical College of Wisconsin

Last Updated: 9/26/21

Job Description

Position Description:

Every great life-changing discovery begins the same way—with new knowledge. It can change everything, from a single life to the future of entire communities. That’s why academic medicine, and the continuous pursuit of knowledge, is at the center of everything we do at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

In the role of Clinical Research Coordinator I working in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Clinical Research Coordinator is a member of the Cancer Center CTO Research Regulatory team responsible for gathering regulatory documents, preparing IRB applications, amendments and continuing review for human subject research ensuring compliance with Federal, State and Institutional Standard Operating Procedures. This CTO Research Regulatory Specialist will function as a regulatory liaison with sponsors, principal investigators, study team members and the IRB providing support to facilitate the achievement of the Cancer Center CTO’s goals

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare the required documents in the MCW/Froedtert electronic IRB system for initial approval, amendments and continuing progress reports. Review for accuracy and completeness, identify problems, and perform quality control based on established checklists prior to IRB submission
  • Working knowledge of e-Bridge, electronic IRB and Grants and Contracts functions
  • Works collaboratively with principal investigators, sponsors, study team members as well as representatives in other departments and institutions while maintaining open communication.
  • Recruit, screen, enroll and obtain consent from program participants. Conduct or coordinate training for program participants.
  • Coordinate research protocols including arranging necessary appointments and procedures, working collaboratively with other departments and institutions, and maintaining contact with study participants.
  • Collect, analyze, and disseminate program data. Report program data and progress to program stakeholders.
  • Coordinate notifications to study team members regarding annual regulatory education requirements
  • Coordinate program outreach activities including acting as a liaison with community organizations, providing regulatory support for Community Memorial Hospital/St. Joseph’s Cancer Center in West Bend, and others as applicable.
  • Identify problems or obstacles in the system/procedures related to implementation of the research protocols and communicate to the study investigators.
  • Assure compliance with all relevant IRB and other regulatory agency requirements.
  • Assist in the preparation of IRB documents and reports. Assist in the evaluation and writing of research protocols.
  • Collaborate on the development of program materials including educational materials, marketing materials, websites, forms, and reports.
  • Work with Principle Investigator to develop, implement, and maintain comprehensive databases and files related to the program.
  • Maintain program timeline including tracking deadlines for program components. Utilize MCW’s Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) to assist with meeting regulatory requirements and tracking activities. Collect, analyze, and disseminate program data. Report program data and progress to program stakeholders.
  • Coordinate program outreach activities including acting as a liaison with community organizations.
  • Certification: CITI training within 30 days of hire.

Knowledge – Skills – Abilities

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Strong critical thinking, problem solving and attentiveness to detail required. Additional training in regulatory compliance strongly preferred.


Preferred Schedule:
08:00a-04:30p


Position Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

Appropriate experience may be substituted for education on an equivalent basis.

  • Minimum Required Education: Associate degree
  • Minimum Required Experience: 1 year

  • Preferred Education: Bachelor’s degree
  • Preferred Experience: Regulatory compliance in healthcare field, clinical research

  • Field: Sciences or compliance

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

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States