Clinical Research Coordinator

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Clinical Research Coordinator

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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 a 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

Job Description:
•Coordinate the recruitment, scheduling, travel and admission of research study participants with clinical staff.
•Create recruitment materials such as brochures, etc.
•Create databases for tracking referrals; maintain list of referring physicians.
•Create and maintain database for tracking appointments.
•Contact outside physician offices and institutions providing updated recruitment materials and information regarding available clinical trials.
•Work with staff on screening potential participants.
•Act as a liaison between participants, participants’ relatives and staff members; communicate participant’s questions, complaints, problems and concerns to appropriate staff members.
•Create clinic schedule.
•Follow up on patient appointments by sending reminder cards and placing reminder calls.
•For clinical appointments, obtain all the records from patient’s physician including copies of scans and pathology slides.
•Maintain pathology mailing log.
•Perform data entry of patient data from clinical trials into various databases.
•Create and maintain computer-based spreadsheets (will need expertise in Microsoft-based formats).
•Coordinate the procurement of records from various laboratories and outside sites for patients on the tissue procurement and other studies of NCI.

Required Skills:
•Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline or training in medical or a related field.
•Minimum of five (5) years of related experience.
•Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Outlook).
•Strong communications skills, both oral and written.
•Excellent interpersonal, organizational and time management skills.

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