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University of Colorado Clinical Research Coordinator in Aurora, Colorado


Professional Research Assistant

Clinical Research Coordinator

Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

Nature of Work

The Hematology Clinical Trials Unit (HCTU) is looking to hire a full time Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) to serve as a member of the Hematology/Bone Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Team. This position is responsible for the implementation and coordination of clinical trials conducted by faculty members at the University of Colorado.

Investigators in the Division of Hematology’s Blood Cancer Program are actively engaged in multiple research activities aimed at improving outcomes for patients with blood cancers and related disorders. These studies are wide-ranging and involve extensive collaboration between laboratory scientists and physicians. Our work is funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the American Cancer Society (ACS), the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), and numerous other foundations and industry sources.

A key strength of our research group is its highly collaborative and cross-disciplinary nature, which provides an ideal environment in which to develop new therapies. The Hematology Clinical Trials Unit (HCTU) plays an integral role in conducting the clinical research components of the division and has made bringing bench-to-bedside research a huge divisional success. The HCTU is comprised of over 30 employees, and their dedication and investment each day is seen and felt by patients who have and will participate in a clinical trial.

Professional Field

Medical/Clinical Research

Supervision Received

Clinical Research Manager/Supervisor

Supervision Exercised


Examples of Work Performed

  • Obtains medical history and current medications, reviews protocol inclusion/exclusion criteria, and confirms eligibility of subject. Ensures that the informed consent process has occurred, is properly documented, and filed as required.

  • Interviews prospective subjects for multiple clinical studies. Familiarizes potential subjects with the details of the study through phone contacts and personal interviews.

  • Schedules subject participation in research, coordinating availability of necessary space, and clinical support (including but not limited to physician, nurse practitioner, laboratory, radiology, pharmacy). Is familiar with all records required for each study, reviews records after each visit for completeness and accuracy

  • Abstracts and records all patient data essential to the study onto required Case Report Forms (CRFs) and into the Clinical Trials database, as needed, in an accurate and timely fashion. Maintains patient clinical research files.

  • Reports adverse events and serious events to appropriate parties, e.g. Principal Investigator, Study Sponsor, FDA, Data and Safety Monitoring Committee (DSMC), Regulatory Affairs Coordinator.

  • Serves as a contact person for ongoing clinical research studies. Schedules monitoring visits and meets with representatives from sponsoring pharmaceutical firms or in-house staff for initial orientation to studies and for review of study records.

  • Implements care and services that recognize age-specific needs and issues for customers served.

  • Participates in DSMC audits.

  • Collaborates with hospital staff to ensure tests and procedures required by clinical protocols are performed and documented. These include, but are not limited to vital signs, phlebotomy, specimen processing, EKG’s, drug administration, and protocol specific tests and procedures.

  • May be called upon to perform the following specific tests and procedures: a) blood pressure, pulse, height, weight, and temperature measurements, b) specimen processing and shipping.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent interpersonal communication, organizational skills, and ability to problem solve and multi-task.

  • Good command of the English language, both written and verbal.

  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to interpret and master complex protocol information.

  • Knowledge of basic human anatomy, physiology, medical terminology

  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office products

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services at .

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Diversity and Equity:

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Office of Equity:

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Requirements

  • Education: BS or BA

  • One (1) year of experience in a Clinical Research setting

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.


  • A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree on a year for year basis, but not for the specific experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of basic human anatomy, physiology, medical terminology

  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office products

  • Prior research experience

  • Clinical or research experience in oncology

Job: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Job Category Faculty


Schedule Full-time

Posting Date Dec 21, 2020

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Contact Name Halah Jundi


Posting Number 00741849

Req ID: 19786

The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.