This position will be responsible for recruitment, enrollment and maintenance of research subjects for protocols being conducted at Medical Center Ophthalmology Associates. This position requires knowledge of regulatory requirements for research conduct, excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. In addition, ophthalmology experience is highly desirable. The clinical research coordinator will work closely with the physicians to ensure all subjects are consented and enrolled according to ICH/GCP guidelines and strict protocol adherence is maintained. Detailed reporting to Sponsors, IRB and Research Management is also required. The Clinical Research Coordinator performs clinical and administrative duties as required by various clinical trial protocols and studies in ophthalmic diseases. Responsibilities include maintenance of patient charts and data, data entry into EDC, coordinating and scheduling appointments in accordance with protocol requirements and maintaining clinical research records. Additional responsibilities include wo
rking closely with the patients in clinic and performance of clinical evaluations such as taking vital signs, performing ECG and processing and shipping of biological specimens. Position requires: computer experience and knowledge to include word processing, spreadsheet preparation and database management, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both verbal and written. Under direct supervision of the principle investigator, the coordinator will obtain IRB informed consent, registration of participants, and screening of potential participants following very strict guidelines outlined in protocols.