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Job Opening: Research Coordinator

SCOR is one of the largest community oncology programs sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (called NCI Community Oncology Research Program or NCORP). SCOR is composed of 20 community institutions over a 5-state area (GA, NC, SC, TN & VA). The position is based in the central office located in Winston Salem, NC.

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Position Responsibilities (include but are not limited to)

  • Conduct site visits at least yearly to each community for purpose of problem solving, education, audit preparation, quality assurance, verifying data accuracy, and promoting increased accrual to clinical trials
  • Communicate with each community accurate and current protocol information, directions, instructions, advice and assistance
  • Interact with and serve as a resource person for each community regarding issued related to NCI research bases
  • Attend research base meetings as designated representing SCOR to keep abreast of new information provided and communicate updated information to community research staff
  • Monitor data delinquency for specific communities from designated research bases
  • Process research base communication involving scheduled research base audits and coordinate research base audits conducted in SCOR Office
  • Process/review all consent form updates from research bases and update HIPAA documents as needed
  • Assist with yearly NCORP grant preparation and submission of competing renewal every 6 years
  • Review all protocol updates and ensure consent forms are modified as required and eligibility changes are noted in the Protocol by Index Disease Category (PIDC) booklet
  • Assist with compiling information published in the SCOR Newsletter
  • Assist in the coordination and administration of educational training for community research staff
  • Assist in determining and presenting topics of discussion for monthly community Study Coordinator calls
  • Maintain list of protocol updates and broadcast Serious Adverse Events (SAEs) for designated research base which will be utilized with audit preparation
  • Maintain list of protocols utilizing investigational new drugs (INDs) which will be utilized with audit preparation Qualifications
  • Registered nurse, Associate or Bachelor of Science degree required
  • 2 years of experience in oncology or research, preferred but willing to conduct on the job training Skills and Competency
  • Good organizational skills with attention to detail and ability to speak publicly
  • Outgoing personality
  • Flexibility to travel to communities located within the 5-state area, overnight stays required
  • Ability to prioritize duties and accomplish tasks within a reasonable amount of time
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor when interacting with community research staff or when traveling to research base meetings since SCOR is being represented
  • Ability to be a team player and assist with tasks/projects as needed
  • Word processing experience, preferred
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Job Opening: Regulatory Assistant

SCOR is one of the largest community oncology programs sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (called NCI Community Oncology Research Program or NCORP). SCOR is composed of 20 community institutions over a 5-state area (GA, NC, SC, TN & VA). The position is based in the central office located in Winston Salem, NC.

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Position Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Regulatory Director to monitor IRB submission and approvals for the 20 community hospitals/institutions
  • Ability to understand cancer clinical trials and communicate with and educate/train community research staff regarding database functions and requirements
  • Communicate with communities and help them to resolve issues faced with research bases, in addition, communicate with research base staff regarding protocol or membership issues
  • Ability to be a team player
  • Ability to inspire others as well as self to accomplish desired goals of program
  • Possess significant strength regarding attention to detail
  • Outgoing personality
  • Ability to work with a variety of people and educational levels
  • Produce monthly or as needed reports from the database
  • Download protocol updates/monthly mailings from the research bases at least twice a month
  • Process word documents for consents and HIPAAs as needed
  • Ability to create Power point slides and excel documents
  • Possess professional demeanor and appearance
  • Works independently
  • Ability to work flexible hours as work entails, especially concerning NCI grant preparation
  • IT skills and capabilities
  • Assemble information from SCOR Office staff and community personnel into a SCOR Newsletter published at least quarterly.


    Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science preferred


    Skills and Competency

  • Basic understanding of programming terminology and capabilities: Specific languages are not a requirement, just an understanding of data and display systems.
  • Excel capabilities: Ability to take care of graph and chart creating from the data produced in database.
  • Logical communication skills: Very vital when trying to work through troubleshooting issues logically with a second pair of eyes to make sure work is double-checked smartly.
  • Good workstation skills: Ability to navigate a computer (mac or pc) and not be stymied by interfaces, etc. This requires intuition and experience.
  • Organization skills: A lot of data to be assessed and kept rolling. Organizational skills keep this requirement manageable.
  • Good detailed memory and/or note-taking: When an anomaly occurs, the systems administrator needs an accurate description of the issue especially when testing new codes, etc.
  • Website skills: Monitor and update SCOR website and uploading documents.