Clinical Research Coordinator

Job opening ID
2124

Posting title
Clinical Research Coordinator

Roles and responsibilities

Must be a US Citizen
Some travel may be required

Columbus Technologies and Services Inc. is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers.  Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Columbus offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world.  We are currently seeking Clinical Research Coordinator to work onsite with the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.

This is a long-term contract position which offers:
 - Competitive salary 
 - Tremendous growth opportunity
 - Opportunity to work at NIH, the world's foremost medical research center
 - Learn more about what Columbus can do for you at www.columbususa.com

Job Description:
•Coordinate participant visits, including scheduling appointments, arranging admissions and incentivization.
•Coordinate biospecimen collection and processing of samples.
•Process biological samples.
•Collaborate with research team to evaluate each case; evaluate all study results.
•Maintain communication with participants and their families.
•Provide referrals to mental health resources and providers.
•Perform maintenance of research databases and participant research paper charts.
•Work with staff on study related activities for other ongoing research protocols within the Social Network Methods Section.
•Perform literature searches and reviews in the field of behavioral and social sciences in order to design a research study.
•Work with team to plan and implement social and behavioral research projects, including randomized intervention trials.
•Work with team to develop survey instruments.
•Work with team on the development of behavioral intervention materials and health communications.
•Coordinate recruitment of study subjects for trials.
•Collect data through interviews with participants.
•Monitor data collection and communicate with participants, as needed, for behavioral and social science research.
•Manage data entry, organization and storage.
•Perform preliminary analyses of data to address behavioral research questions.
•Co-author reports and research papers for publication in peer-reviewed journals.
•Prepare scientific slides, graphics and PowerPoint presentations.
•Present data at conferences.
•Contribute to the development of new study protocols.

Required Skills:
•Master’s degree in a related discipline; two (2) years of specialized experience plus a Bachelor’s degree is equivalent to a Master’s degree.
•Minimum of five (5) years of experience working with individuals and/or families from vulnerable populations.
•Strong research and clinical skills.
•Strong communications skills, both oral and written.
•Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.
•Ability to multitask, handle multiple priorities and pay close attention to detail.


Number of positions
1

Location
Bethesda

State
Maryland