Clinical Research Coordinator II

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Medicine
SOM: Surgery: Grady Surgery
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Position involves clinical patient contact., Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.
Job Category
Clinical Research
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Grady Hospital

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


The Clinical Research Coordinator II handles administrative activities generally associated with the conduct of clinical trials. 



  • Manages research project databases, develops flow sheets and other study related documents, and completes source documents/case report forms.
  • Provides guidance to less experienced staff.
  • Interfaces with research participants, determines eligibility and consents study participants according to protocol.
  • Approves orders for supplies and equipment maintenance.
  • Assists in developing recruitment strategies and conducting screenings for study participants including interviews and questionnaires.
  • Supervises collection of study specimens and processing.
  • Establishes case packages for study procedures, monitors scheduling of procedures and charges, coordinates other services as needed.
  • Ensures compliance with research protocols, reviews case report forms and audits for accuracy with source documents, attends monitoring meetings with sponsors.
  • Prepares regulatory submissions.
  • With appropriate credentialing and training may perform phlebotomy or diagnostics.
  • Performs related approved responsibilities as required.


  • High School Diploma or GED and five years of clinical research experience.
  • Or two years of college in a scientific, health related, or business administration program and three years clinical research experience.
  • Or a licensed as a practical nurse (LPN) and two years clinical research experience.
  • Or a Bachelor's degree in a scientific, health related, or business administration related program and one year of clinical research experience.
  • Or a Master's degree, MD or PhD in a scientific, health related or business administration program.


  • Must be flexible, as this is a shifted position that is expected to cover afternoon/evening shifts and some night shifts ending at 2am (including weekend nights) but is subject to change according to the needs of the research program.
  • Must be able to handle a fast-paced environment in an acute care setting
  • Must be willing and able to complete CITI/HIPAA training, Good Clinical Practice and Human Subjects’ Protection.
  • Participation in an on-call rotation may be applicable on an as needed basis.
  • Coordinators are expected to take ownership of tasks and study related responsibilities, maintain a high level of productivity, and communicate regularly with leadership regarding ongoing projects.
  • The Surgical Critical Cares Initiative (SC2i) processes data from participating studies at world-class civilian and military research hospitals to create clinical decision-support tools that focus clinicians on the best choices for each patient.  

This position is intended to support clinical research and all clinical training requirements must be tracked and monitored through Emory Healthcare under the credentialing category of Clinical Researcher.

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