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Clinical Trials Co-ordinator

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Clinical Trials Co-ordinator

Posted 08 July 2024
What is in it for youTop neg salary
Job type Permanent
SectorClinical/Medical Research

Job description

  • Large charitable organisation - Whangarei site!
  • Coordinate Clinical Research Trials - Training.
  • Top neg salary, Mon - Fri, fulltime, 6 weeks leave/year.

Masters or PhD graduate? + interest in NZ Health outcomes?

The Organisation

  • Our client is a large charitable trust that undertakes, promotes, advances and funds research, audit, evidence-based practice and education
  • High quality and safe pharmaceutical therapies through clinical trial research being their aim
  • You will be based at their Whangarei site

The Position

INTRO - You will be responsible for all co-ordination of participant centred activities for Commercial and Investigator Initiated Clinical Trial (IICT) protocols in conjunction with the Principal Investigator and the other trial team members. This involves pre-screening, recruiting participants, and managing participants enrolled in clinical research trials

  • In brief: collaboration with the wider team to review clinical trial protocols, identify and escalate issues. Assist in the feasibility analysis, review of participant information and consent sheets and design of data collection forms. Actively participate in all activities leading up to Site Initiation and trial commencement
  • Identify potential participants, review their clinical condition/medical history and assess initial suitability for inclusion in trial
  • Observe the informed consent process, and document the event clearly
  • Co-ordinate participants' clinic appointments within trial specific timeframes and participants needs
  • Document participant's health complaints
  • Advises the Investigator of any change in participants' current medical condition etc
  • Co-ordinate documents/reports re all protocol-related activities
  • Supply trial medication, while ensuring secure storage of trial devices
  • Co-ordinate with the Research Nurse/Phlebotomist
  • Obtain urine samples as specified in the protocol
  • Pay particular attention to significant health events and the Investigational Product adverse event profile as indicated in the pertinent trial Investigator Brochure
  • Manage own workload and pro-actively escalate issues including meeting deadlines; attendance at meetings
  • Also compliance with regulatory requirements, financial management and Best Practice guidelines (Health & Safety, Infection control and Quality) related to the clinical trials etc


  • Masters or PhD Graduate only, in Health, Medical Science or Science fields only
  • Warm interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, Anatomy and Physiology
  • Knowledge of the Treaty of Waitangi and Māori Core Values
  • Excellent communication skills (an absolute requirement)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a wider team
  • Ability to apply common sense/understanding to carry out instruction furnished in written, oral or diagram form
  • An allrounder with the ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardised situations
  • Provide appropriate care respective to the age of the participants served in the clinical environment
  • Competent in Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • NOTE You may already have knowledge of Good Clinical Practice, research trial coordination experience from University, along with a knowledge of legal and ethical responsibilities, and an ability to critique/use clinical research findings
  • Your work experience in the general health/not for profit sector and /or volunteer activities will also be highly regarded as communication with the public is definitely advantageous given the range of engagement with participants, Doctors, internal team members and stakeholders

On offer

  • Top negotiable salary dependent on Masters OR PhD qualification
  • 6 weeks annual leave!
  • Wellness programmes
  • Birthday off
  • Christmas/New year shut down
  • Monday to Friday, fulltime hours, but with some flexibility after hours if required
  • On the job training and orientation
  • Opportunities for further career advancement eg also at their larger Auckland site
  • Note: This role is fully based onsite and not a 'work from home' role

APPLY To be considered for this fantastic opportunity, please send an updated resume, & brief but tailored cover letter, through to Sue Brash by clicking Apply now. Ph 022 6188011