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Clinical Research Coordinator II (Patient Recruitment) - Medicine

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation
Bethesda, MD
  • Expired: November 27, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.
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HJF is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator II (Patient Recruitment) to support the School of Medicine located at Uniformed Services University (USU) in Bethesda. HJF provides scientific, technical, and programmatic support services to USU.

The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) leads recruiting for IRB-approved studies to include social media and other venues. The CRR pre-screens and schedules and coordinates subject visits for multiple assigned studies. The CRC maintains recruiting databases, reports and supports outreach.

The position is roughly equivalent to a second level with the four-position series. This level is characterized by following SOP learned from previous experience and good clinical practices. The CRC at this level works under general direction of the Principal Investigator (PI) follows the lead of the PI; and has a lower level of influence on the performance of a trial.

NOTE: As a U.S. Government contractor, all HJF employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18th, 2022. Proof of vaccination or an approved religious or medical accommodation will be required.

  1. Researches required information based on needs of individual studies. Develops study recruiting plans in concert with the study team to include use of social media. Produces advertising materials for IRB approval. Maintains and develops research unit recruiting website. (20%)
  2. Develops pre-screen scripts for studies as needed or assigned. Provides potential volunteers with study information and schedules appointments in concert with the study team. Conducts pre-screen scripts with subjects remotely or in-person. (20%)
  3. Acts as a liaison between volunteers and study team and serves as a volunteer resource and point of contact. Follows up with volunteers using appropriate forms of communication. (30%)
  4. Collects, organizes, catalogs, disseminates, and maintains appropriate files of study accrual data. Maintains weekly/monthly status reports on volunteers. Navigate multiple computer applications with speed and accuracy. Completes reports for management. (10%)
  5. Adheres to legal, professional and ethical codes with respect to confidentiality and privacy to include Good Clinical Practices. (10%)
  6. Assists with monitoring audits/visits for protocols. Travels from their assigned workplace to support protocols at other sites as needed. (10%)
  7. May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 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. Experience with social media and website development.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree in scientific discipline required.

Minimum Experience/ Training Requirements: A minimum of 3-5 years' experience required. Prior experience as a clinical research recruiter highly valued. Outstanding customer service skills. Excellent telephone manners and listening skills. Proficient in Microsoft, especially in Word and Excel. Excellent time-management skills, ability to multitask, and attention to detail. Proactive and able to work independently.

Work Environment: This job takes place within the office, hospital, and laboratory environment.

Work Arrangement: 100% on-site.

Background/Security: U.S. citizenship required; eligible to obtain and maintain a Tier III Investigation/ Secret Clearance and Common Access Card (CAC).

Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation


Bethesda, MD
20810 USA



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