Clinical Research Coordinator I (Clinic) - Oncology

companyWashington University In St. Louis School of Arts&Sciences
location1 Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA
PublishedPublished: 2/3/2024
Full Time

Scheduled Hours


Position Summary

The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) screens and enrolls patients to trials, and subsequently helps coordinate the collection of study requirements (blood, tissue, data points) while patients are receiving protocol treatment and in active protocol follow-up. CRCs assist investigators in the coordination of clinical research trials of all complexities. May be responsible for a varying number of research studies simultaneously. Responsible for helping the treating clinical teams and Principal Investigator (PI) in managing the clinical and patient study requirements to ensure compliance, patient safety, and ethical integrity.

Job Description

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Screens and enrolls study participants; confers with participants to explain purpose of study and obtain informed consent; explains diagnostic procedures and treatment plans to address participant/family concerns in conjunction with the treating team; administers/scores tests and/or evaluates all lab and clinical assessments to ensure they are completed correctly and in a timely manner
  • Implements and manages patient related requirements of study/protocol; ensures compliance with protocol guidelines and requirements of regulatory agencies; identifies problems and/or inconsistencies and monitors participant’s progress to include documentation and reporting of adverse events; resolves protocol management issues and recommends corrective action as appropriate
  • Attend patient’s study visit.  May involve checking medications patients are taking, administering a Quality of Life Questionnaire or study oral pill patient diary, check study pill compliance, checking patient’s labs and other patient reported adverse events/toxicities against the protocol requirements for treatment.  Communicate with treating teams and pharmacy.
  • Evaluates and interprets collected clinical data in conjunction with PI or Sub-I as appropriate; may prepare oral or written presentations related to patient updates or protocol training.
  • Collects clinical data under clinical research protocols
  • Acts as a liaison with different applicable departments within the school, sponsors, vendors, and the study participants.
  • Attends patient, protocol, and educational meetings. Performs other duties incidental to the work described herein

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior work experience, preferably in clinical research support or some experience in a medical office preferred. Science or medical educational background can be helpful.
  • Working knowledge of computer programs and systems.
  • Communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • A combination of college education and relevant experience equaling four years may substitute for this requirement.


Basic Life Support certification (Online Basic Life Support certifications, those without a skills assessment component, are not sufficient to meet the Basic Life Support requirements). Basic Life Support certification must be obtained within one month of hire date.



Salary Range

$46,400.00 - $69,700.00 / AnnuallyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.


If you are unable to use our online application system and would like an accommodation, please emailCandidateQuestions@wustl.eduor call the dedicated accommodation inquiry number at 314-935-1149 and leave a voicemail with the nature of your request.

Pre-Employment Screening

All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.

Benefits Statement


  • Up to 22 days of vacation, 10 recognized holidays, and sick time.
  • Competitive health insurance packages with priority appointments and lower copays/coinsurance.
  • Want to Live Near Your Work and/or improve your commute? Take advantage of our free Metro transit U-Pass for eligible employees. We also offer a forgivable home loan of up to $12,500 for closing costs and a down payment for homes in eligible neighborhoods.
  • WashU provides eligible employees with a defined contribution (403(b)) Retirement Savings Plan, which combines employee contributions and university contributions starting at 7%.


  • Wellness challenges, annual health screenings, mental health resources, mindfulness programs and courses, employee assistance program (EAP), financial resources, access to dietitians, and more!


  • We offer 4 weeks of caregiver leave to bond with your new child. Family care resources are also available for your continued childcare needs. Need adult care? We’ve got you covered.
  • WashU covers the cost of tuition for you and your family, including dependent undergraduate-level college tuition up to 100% at WashU and 40% elsewhere after seven years with us.

For policies, detailed benefits, and eligibility, please visit: https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/

EEO/AA Statement

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those from underrepresented groups. It is the University’s policy to provide equal opportunity and access to persons in all job titles without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

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Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment – fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.