Clinical Research Coordinator I (Data) - 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

Position assists investigators as a data coordinator of clinical research trials of all complexities, extracting data from the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and other source documents and entering it into an Electronic Data Capture (EDC).May be responsible for numerous research trials simultaneously. Helps ensure the accurate collection of study- required procedures while patients are receiving protocol treatment and are in active protocol follow-up; acts as liaison between the School, trial sponsors, vendors, and the study team. Responsible for helping the clinic coordinator and Principal Investigator (PI) manage and record data for all phases of study protocol as required by sponsoring agency to ensure compliance, patient safety and welfare, and data integrity.

Job Description

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manages patient-related data across all phases of clinical trials; ensures compliance with protocol guidelines and requirements of regulatory agencies; identifies procedural problems and/or inconsistencies
  • Monitors participant’s progress throughout study, which includes documentation and reporting of adverse events; resolves protocol management issues and recommends corrective action as appropriate; serves as liaison between WU study team, the sponsor, and Clinical Research Organization (CRO)
  • Extracts clinical data from EMR and receives clinical data from other source documents and enters it in a study specific electronic data capture system (EDC).
  • Assures protocol compliance and adherence by performance of quality control checks of collected data
  • Evaluates all lab and clinical assessments to ensure they are completed correctly and per protocol specification. Reviews collected clinical data in conjunction with PI or sub-investigator as appropriate
  • Frequently communicates with sponsors and CROs, and responds to queries.  Facilitates sponsor monitoring visits (if applicable).
  • Attends patient-related, protocol, and educational meetings.  May prepare oral or written presentations related to patient updates or protocol training. Attends sponsor monitoring meetings with the PI (if applicable). Performs other duties incidental to the work described herein

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in clinical research support or other relevant work experience is highly preferred.
  • 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.


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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/

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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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