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Clinical Coordinator

Position Summary:

Provide assistance with the implementation, coordination, and goals of clinical research projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recruit and inform study participants of study requirements; maintain good working relationships with participants.
  • Preform all duties within HIPAA regulations
  • Conduct study interviews both in person and over the telephone.
  • Educate patients in clinical studies regarding diabetes.
  • Assist in preparing responses for regulatory and study paperwork.
  • Work with staff to develop and update procedure manuals.
  • Assist with training support staff and students.
  • Maintain data on spreadsheets, update database as needed, and send correspondence to participants.
  • May evaluate and analyze clinical data.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline, or equivalent level of education and experience.
  • Two or more years of post-degree experience, including one year in a clinical setting and one or more years of experience in a research setting.

Skills and Abilities

  • Specialized knowledge of the principles, practices, procedures, and techniques of the assigned subject area.
  • Study protocol experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex scientific documents.
  • Ability to write reports and draft procedures.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from study patients, team members, or regulatory agencies.
  • Ability to effectively present information to team members related to responsibilities on a project.
  • Basic operating knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • May require interviewing experience.
  • May require basic understanding of medical coding.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations

  • May require Human Subjects Protection Training.

Physical Requirements:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Abilities
The employee is frequently required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and use hands and arms for keyboarding or similar uses. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee may lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate consisting of usual business office sounds including but not limited to computers, printers, telephones, and light foot traffic. Employees who work in Laboratories may be exposed to biological, chemical, radiological, or physical hazards that are typical of a laboratory environment.

This job description does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed. Employees occupying this position will be required to follow any other related instruction and perform any other job related duties requested by their supervisor.

About PNRI:

PNRI is an independent, nonprofit, biomedical research institute with a distinguished history of contributing scientific advances to improve health in a variety of disease areas. PNRI is committed to creating a diverse environment and all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

Please see www.pnri.org for more information.

How to Apply:

For immediate consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume (or curriculum vitae) to hr@pnri.org. No phone calls please.

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