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Clinical Research Coord I - Arnold Palmer Hospital Gastroenterology Practice


Position Summary

Participate in the development, coordination and implementation of research and administrative strategies essential to the management of clinical trials research.

Arnold Palmer Hospital Gastroenterology Practice



Must meet one of the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in health-related field (i.e., Healthcare Administrative, Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, Health & Wellness or Health Information Management); or
  • Associate degree in related field (i.e., Healthcare Administration, Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, Health & Wellness or Health Information Management) and one (1) year of clinical research or healthcare experience (in addition to the requirements listed in the Experience section); or
  • Graduate of an accredited allied health program and one (1) year of clinical research or healthcare experience (in addition to the requirements listed in the Experience section).
  • If no degree, experience may be substituted at a two for one ratio and a minimum of one-year clinical research experience required.


  • All RNs and other Clinical Research Coordinators involved in direct patient care may be required to be licensed by the medical director.
  • BLS/Healthcare Provider certification required.


  • One (1) year of healthcare experience required


Essential Functions

  • Participate in the coordination of multi-site or large-scale clinical trials research studies conducted by a supervising principal investigator(s) in support of activities that meet objectives of assigned research protocol(s).
  • Assesses patients for protocol eligibility and communicates findings to investigator/physician.
  • Coordinates the implementation of protocol procedures.
  • Operates specialized equipment as needed in assigned area, if applicable.
  • Assesses and monitors patient responses and adverse reactions; reports same to accountable sources.
  • Provides appropriate patient and family education.
  • Completes a variety of reports, documents, and correspondence for regulatory agencies, participating clinical trial sites and for internal purposes.
  • Collaborates with physicians and other healthcare staff to ensure adherence to FDA and protocol guidelines; identify potential problems and/or inconsistencies and take action as appropriate.
  • Assist in the preparation and submission of amendments to clinical trials protocols to the IRB.
  • Provides educational in-services as needed.
  • Promotes interdepartmental cooperation and coordination for each protocol.
  • Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state, and local standards.
  • Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.

Other Related Functions

  • Assists in the development of treatment orders for active studies, to be reviewed by the treating physician.
  • Assists the research team in preparing for site audits.
  • Attends appropriate departmental and/or corporate meetings
  • Attends study group and investigator meetings as required.
  • Demonstrates ability in using computer software specific to department.
  • Support the team of data managers by answering complex questions and entering information into the EDC if necessary.

About Orlando Health:

Orlando Health, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, is a not-for-profit healthcare organization with $9.2 billion of assets under management that serves the southeastern United States and Puerto Rico. Founded more than 100 years ago, the healthcare system is recognized around the world for Central Florida's only pediatric and adult Level I Trauma program as well as the only state-accredited Level II Adult Trauma Center in Pinellas County. It is the home of the nation's largest neonatal intensive care unit under one roof, the only system in the southeast to offer open fetal surgery to repair the most severe forms of spina bifida, the site of an Olympic athlete training facility and operator of one of the largest and highest performing clinically integrated networks in the region. Orlando Health has pioneered life-changing medical research and its Graduate Medical Education program hosts more than 350 residents and fellows. The 3,888-bed system includes 29 hospitals and emergency departments – 24 of which are currently operational with five coming soon.

Orlando Health is committed to providing you with benefits that go beyond the expected, with career-growing FREE education programs and well-being services to support you and your family through every stage of life. We begin your benefits on day one and offer flexibility wherever possible so that you can be present for your passions. “Orlando Health Is Your Best Place to Work” is not just something we say, it's our promise to you.