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Washington University of St. Louis Clinical Research Coordinator I - Nephrology - 50208 in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule

This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week. Normal working hours, occasionally requiring flexibility to coordinate with patient visits.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Internal Medicine, Renal Division. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions


Position assists investigators conducting research related to kidney and urological diseases. May be responsible for multiple research studies simultaneously, acting as a liaison with the school, sponsoring agency, community and the study participants; responsible for managing and recording all phases of study protocol as required by sponsoring agency to ensure compliance.


  1. Assists investigators in preparing paperwork in accordance with study protocols.
  2. Maintains file system and performs computer entry to update study files and data.
  3. Acts as liaison between patient and investigators to ensure continued patient participation in study, obtains informed consent and enrolls in the study.
  4. Monitors and submits paperwork needed for study protocols such as patient consent forms and Human Studies protocols.
  5. Schedules patients for exams and tests in accordance with study protocol.
  6. Collects patient specimens, processes (blood, urine, buccal cells, tissue, DNA), stores and distributes to investigators as needed and update the inventory in the database.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required; prior work experience, preferably in clinical research support, is highly preferred; a combination of relevant work and education equaling four years may substitute for this requirement.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with clinical studies.
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis software. Working knowledge of techniques and methodologies used in developing, coordinating and managing clinical research projects with working knowledge of database management and spreadsheets.
  • Experience in drawing blood and handling and processing specimens.
  • Meticulous and excellent organizational and oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience in recruiting patients and data entry.

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is $43,326 - $54,204 annually.

Pre-Employment Screening

All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.


This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: https://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7.

Applicant Special Instructions

There will be some exposure to body fluids collected for research purposes.

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Title: Clinical Research Coordinator I - Nephrology - 50208

Job ID: 50208

Location: Medical School

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular