Clinical Research Specialist-Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Research

Job ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Research - Pd
Hours / Pay Period
St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
Standard Hours
Work Schedule
8 Hour


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Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services.  Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125 years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.


We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, Norton Thoracic Institute, Cancer Center at St. Joseph's, Ivy Brain Tumor Center, and St. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services. St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.


U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery.  In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.

St. Joseph's is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies.

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The Lonnie and Muhammad Ali Movement Disorder Center is searching for an experienced clinical research coordinator to fill our Clinical Research Specialist position. 


The position is responsible for the conduct of clinical research studies under the oversight of the principal investigator. 

Responsibilities will include recruiting, maintaining study logs, conducting informed consent discussions, scheduling and completing study visits per protocol and completing required visit documentation. 

The Clinical Research Specialist will be the primary liaison with study sponsors through the conduct of the study. 


Previous experience with Parkinson’s disease studies is preferred.  The ability to multi-task and remain organized in a high volume clinical trial setting is required. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of human research policies, regulations, procedures and standards as according to HIPAA, IRB, FDA, ICH, and GCP guidelines is required. Coordinates and schedules subject study visits to ensure adequate supplies, procedures and investigator availability Provides study specific, individualized education to study subjects and families. Ensures all appropriate subject consents are obtained. Collects and processes protocol required specimens.


Acts as a liaison between Sponsor, Investigator, and Study Subject Collects all required study data and completes CRFs in a timely, accurate manner. Ensures study documents are maintained in compliance with applicable regulations, guidelines, and policies (i.e. FDA, OHRP, IRB). Collaborates with Investigator to identify adverse events/ serious adverse events to ensure study subject safety and accurate and timely reporting.


Ensures appropriate internal and external customer service by demonstrating professional interactions with Sponsor, study monitors, and other departments. Complies with all regulatory and policy requirements. Demonstrates knowledge of federal and state regulations, guidelines, and policies governing the conduct of clinical trials.




Minimum 2 years related experience required.


Competent in computer skills including the Microsoft Office products required.


Associates degree in related field or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/ or job-related experience in lieu of degree required.




Three (3) years clinical research experience preferred


Bachelor's Degree in related field preferred.


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