Sunday , February 25 2024

UCT Student Jobs – Clinical Trial Coordinator

Website University of Cape Town

Job Description:

The Clinical Research Centre (CRC) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill a Clinical Trial Coordinator/Research Coordinator post on a 3-year full-time contract. The incumbent will be based at the CRC offices at the Old Main Building at Groote Schuur Hospital, but will attend other faculty sites as required.
The CRC aims to support its staff in their conduct of high-quality clinical research through advice, services and facilities. We are seeking an experienced, dynamic individual to work with investigators and their teams in their conduct of their clinical trials (or other clinical research projects). You will work with a friendly and dynamic team in a Centre of Excellence in trials.

Job Responsibilities:

Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, GCP and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), you will work with diverse clinical research teams to help ensure projects are delivered within budget and on time, including:

  • Maintaining effective and ongoing communication among the sponsors, research participants and PI / Subinvestigators during the study.
  • Completing detailed study documentation and maintain study files, regulatory binders, all study specific source documentation and other materials in accordance with the sponsor requirements.
  • Attend Investigator Meetings (nationally or internationally) as required or requested by the sponsor.
  • Ensuring that the clinical research and activities are performed in accordance with the policies and procedures (Protocol, Ethics).
  • Assisting medical staff with informed consent procedures, including explanation of research project.
  • Telephonic contact with patients
  • Performing phlebotomy and labelling of blood samples
  • Performing general clinical nursing tasks like obtaining vital signs, performing ECGs, administering patientreported outcome questionnaires, etc.
  • Co-ordinate the logistics with various departments/entities (pharmacy, laboratory, courier company, etc.).
  • Designing source documentation according to the study protocol and CRF and/or e-CRF

Job Requirements:

  • Nursing skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in isiXhosa and/or Afrikaans
  • Experience working in paediatrics or oncology
  • Experience working in South African public hospital setting
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • NQF7 (Nursing Degree equivalent) qualification
  • Available to work after hours (including overnight and/or weekend) if required
  • 2 years’ administrative & data entry experience
  • Phlebotomy skills
  • Valid current South African Nursing Council (SANC) Registration
  • 2 years’ experience working as a clinical trial coordinator (e.g., knowledge of trials, quality control, development of SOPs)
  • Excellent knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) procedures

Job Details:

Company: University of Cape Town

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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