Senior Clinical Research Coordinator - Pediatrics Hematology and 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 oversees and coordinates complex or multi-site clinical research studies; serves as a resource to provide comprehensive information to clinical research staff by promoting a smooth operation, preparation of regulatory compliance and interaction with other departments; responsible for assisting in budgetary reports and ensuring billing and regulatory compliance standards are maintained; may supervise clinical research staff.

Job Description

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages protocol study start up and study launch, submission, and maintenance of essential regulatory documents; assists in budget review and invoice tracking; assists in scheduling and facilitating site visits by external and internal monitors and auditors; provides high level of direct and indirect support.
  • Works with PI to evaluate research procedures; confers with PI to assist in developing plans for research projects; provides input of feasibility, cost, and workload in regards to participating in new clinical trials.
  • Serves as a resource to clinical research staff, ensuring appropriate procedures, and explains policies and procedures; ensures that research projects are completed according to IRB and federal guidelines; develops and implements policies and procedures; provides comprehensive direction to clinical research personnel; may participate in the hiring, training, and evaluation of clinical research staff.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert for clinical group and acts as a resource for protocol related questions; facilitates communication with PIs to ensure that study objectives are met in a timely manner; maintains a cooperative relationship with Hematology/Oncology and other divisions and departments; researches and recommends new methods and procedures to maintain standards and improve quality.
  • Provides study coordinator functions and performs all duties associated with the coordination and implementation of clinical research study/projects, data collection, and the management of data generated by study protocols.
  • Performs other duties incidental to the work described above.

Preferred Qualifications

  • SoCRA or ACRP certification highly preferred.
  • Experience in Pediatrics and/or Oncology.
  • Experience with pharmaceutical sponsored therapeutic protocols.
  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to communicate in oral and written form with all levels of personnel.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks in a diverse environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Working knowledge of database management, spreadsheet, and statistical analysis software.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of 3 years of clinical research experience with some level of lead or supervisory experience required; master’s degree or a combination of work and education equaling 7 years may substitute for this requirement.
  • Basic Life Support certification (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component, are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements). BLS certification must be obtained within one month of hire date.



Salary Range

$60,800.00 - $94,200.00 / 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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