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:
•Enter CRIS orders for follow-up appointments for patients in the clinic.
•Coordinate the recruitment, scheduling, travel and admission of research study participants with clinical staff.
•Create databases for tracking referrals; maintain list of referring physicians.
•Create and maintain database for tracking appointments.
•Provide guidance for potential participants to the appropriate trials within NCI if they do not qualify for DTC.
•Act as liaison between participants, participants’ relatives and staff members; communicate participants’ questions, complaints, problems and concerns to appropriate staff members.
•Create and update clinic schedule; maintain referral and presentation list.
•Follow up on patient appointments by sending reminders.
•For clinical appointments, obtain all records from patient’s physician, including copies of scans and pathology slides; submit/upload the tissue/imaging to the NIH database.
•Coordinate the procurement of hospital records, labs and scans from outside sites, for study participants.
•Maintain and update the Developmental Therapeutics Clinic website (
•Act as liaison between physicians, nursing staff and various departments within the group for non-patient related issues such as travel arrangements, office equipment orders, etc.
•Maintain relevant documents/e-documents for easy access reference.

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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