Oregon Health & Science University

TI Sr Clinical Research Assistant

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Knight Cardiovascular Institute
Salary Range
$50,128 - $75,171
Monday to Friday
8 am - 5 pm
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable

Department Overview

The Knight Cardiovascular Institute Senior Clinical Research Coordinator is responsible for various duties related to clinical trials. The coordinator will Identify potential subjects through chart review, discussion with investigator or other mechanisms; assists PI in the identification and eligibility of new protocol subjects; schedules, orders, communicates assessments and appointments.  They are responsible for trial oversight for all trials that fall under their specific discipline within cardiology and possess strong project management skills.  The Senior clinical research coordinator is also the primary liaison for patients receiving care on a clinical trial and is responsible for the triage of patient needs. 


The Senior Clinical Research Coordinator has a strong understanding of the connection between clinical care and the care delivered as part of a clinical research study for patients.  They also have a very strong understanding of research regulations and quality data abstraction for research purposes.  The Senior Clinical Research Coordinator also provides mentoring to junior staff and is considered a subject matter expert when it comes to certain elements of clinical research conduct.  This position will be primarily supporting trial activities within the Structural Heart research team.

Function/Duties of Position

  • Always promotes the mission of the Knight Cardiovascular Institute through our Professional Standards of Customer Service, Reliability, Productivity, Professionalism, Accuracy, Timeliness, and Problem-Solving.
  • Responsible for many aspects of clinical trial management from startup to closeout and assuring appropriate conduct of protocols to FDA guidelines.
  • Responsible for elements of patient visits.
  • Responsible for the oversight of all trials that fall within their section.
  • Assist the Clinical Trial Manager and Team Leads with other research related projects and administrative/office related duties as needed.

Required Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s Degree with major courses in field of research/science AND 1 year of relevant experience; OR
  • Associate's Degree AND 3 years of relevant experience; OR
  • 4 years of relevant experience

Job Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Competencies):

  • Very Strong understanding of Research Regulations and best practices
  • Strong data abstraction and project management skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks at one time
  • Strong teaching skills with the ability to mentor junior staff
  • Must have excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills: both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team while being collaborative in resolving problems.
  • Must be proficient with computers running Windows and PC applications e.g. MS Excel, Oracle, Access, Word and PowerPoint).
  • Must have demonstrated excellent customer service skills both on the phone and in person.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a variety of diverse individuals and personalities.
  • Must possess energy and drive to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree with coursework in Science.


  • At least one year general office experience.

  • Knowledge of cardiology. Managing Access database or similar database.

Job Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Competencies):

  • Microsoft office, medical terminology, analytical skills, trouble shooting skills. Ability to work independently as well as within a team enviroSnment.

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.


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