Clinical Research Program Coordinator- BNI Neuro-Rehabilitation Center

Job ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Research Department
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.


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Barrow Neurological Institute Neuro-Rehabilitation Center provides a complete spectrum of care, including inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, work and school re-entry programs, and opportunities to participate in adaptive recreation and support groups. The Research Program Coordinator will be an integral team member within the Neurorehabilitation Program, collaborating with administrative staff and clinicians to support innovative clinical trials to identify new therapeutic opportunities for a diverse patient population, including patients with traumatic brain injury, brain tumor, stroke, and spinal cord injuries.


The Research Program Coordinator will provide oversight and leadership necessary for successful delivery of clinical projects from initiation to implementation to close-out of assigned research activities. The Program Coordinator is expected to coordinate and participate in clinical research studies, including collection, compilation, documentation and analysis of clinical research data, as well as effectively manage scope, schedule/timelines, budget, quality and resources of the assigned trial(s).


Job Responsibilities:


  • Collaborate with project investigators and research sites to ensure targets are met for study start up, site activation, patient recruitment and enrollment. Lead cross-functional teams in the timely execution of high-quality clinical research projects leveraging knowledge, expertise, and risk mitigation while functioning as the principal liaison with internal and external project stakeholders
  • Assist with clinical site contract and amendment development as applicable. Maintain study budget and financial records, if required. Ensure trials are maintained within the study budget and accurate payments are received.
  • Coordinate and implement procedures to collect data from patient charts, medical records, interviews, questionnaires, diagnostic tests and other sources. Ensure that the subject fulfills the inclusion/exclusion criteria to enter the study.
  • Act as a specialists/resource person; provide support, recommendations and advice to all personnel involved with the study and coordinate patient care within the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Review minimally necessary data extracts for the purpose of identifying potential research candidates from our patient population. If a potential candidate is identified, they will work with the Primary Physician to begin the consenting process.
  • Participate in assessing outcomes/endpoints related to the clinical protocol procedures, and assisting in various study procedures that may include obtaining blood, tissue or other specimens for laboratory analysis; EKG, investigational devices, including neurorehabilitation robotic devices, and various therapeutic interventions.
  • Ensure compliance with protocol guidelines and requirements of the institutional review board (IRB) and FDA regulations. Responsible for preparation of IRB documents, including submission of clinical trial protocols, amendments and study modifications; reporting of serious adverse events; annual reports; and/or study closure.
  • Ensuring all personnel associated with the implementation of clinical trials are adequately educated to the disease process, protocol requirements, special procedures, therapeutic treatment and technological devices through group or individual education meetings.
  • Ensure patient/subject participant safety by actively exercising the patient advocacy role and implementing the ongoing process of informed consent to ensure patient's confidentiality and autonomy is maintained.
  • Evaluate and interpret collected data in conjunction with the principal investigator(s) as appropriate; prepare presentations or written reports and analyses. Assist the principal investigator in developing plans for research projects and collaborate on the preparation of manuscripts for publication.
  • Data collection responsibilities include: maintenance of clinical trial regulatory files; maintenance of computer, paper and filing systems for the recording updating and reporting of data; and preparation of study documents (screening and enrollment records, case report forms, queries).
  • Take on additional pre-clinical and clinical trial management tasks and responsibilities, as requested.



BNI Neurorehab Website:

Barrow Neurological Institute Neuro-Rehabilitation Center





Three years clinical research experience required
Bachelor's Degree in a related field
Competent in computer skills PowerPoint, Excel, e-mail and Internet. Strong organizational and planning skills. Ability to consistently meet deadlines and manage workload.






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