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HJF is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator to support the Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program (IDCRP) at the Immunization Health Branch in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to IDCRP. US Citizenship is required for this position.
This position will support the Pragmatic Assessment of Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness in the DoD (PAIVED) study. Enrollment targets 760 annually. For the sub study, we will be approaching, consenting, obtaining blood sample/buccal swab sample and then repeating at 28 days. (October-Dec) Through the flu season, we will be seeing participants that have flu like illness and doing nasal swabs and collecting symptoms diaries. (Jan-May) Specimen storage and shipment are ongoing. Data collection, entry and quality checks will be ongoing.
Responsibilities are to perform clinical research and participant treatment in conjunction with one or more specified clinical research protocols for IDCRP and will be supervised by either Clinical Site Manager or designee.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of procedures and techniques necessary for performing research tasks; ability to learn and become proficient in data acquisition and clinical responsibilities related to research protocols; Knowledge of federal and local regulations and policies pertinent to research involving human subjects; excellent interpersonal and computer skills; ability to communicate effectively and to work with individuals of all levels.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline required.
Minimum Experience: 1 to 2 years’ experience working with human subject research protocols.
Physical Capabilities: Long periods of sitting and standing; some bending, lifting, and walking; escorting participants and carrying light items; may encounter participants who are confused, agitated, or abusive.
Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: Certified in basic cardiac life support required; certified as a Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC), Clinical Research Professional (CCRP), and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) preferred.
Work Environment: Laboratory, office or clinical/hospital environment; possible evening and/or weekend hours. If worksite requires work on a military base, a background investigation is necessary.
Background: US Citizenship required; eligibility to obtain and hold a Department of Defense issued Secret Clearance. Must be able to obtain a Department of Defense Common Access Card (CAC).
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.