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Clinical Research Coordinator II or III – Tucson Area

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Clinical Research Coordinator II or III – Tucson Area

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Tucson Arizona 85719

Arizona Kidney Disease and Hypertension Center (AKDHC) is one of the nation’s largest groups of physicians specializing in the care of patients with renal disease. Since 1976, we have enjoyed the trust of patients and the respect of the community throughout the Phoenix Metropolitan area and across Arizona. We are a professional medical association consisting of physicians and other vital support staff. We are seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator II or III to join our team. To learn more about us, please visit our website:


Clinical Research Coordinator II or III – AKDHC Tucson Area

With the support of the Clinical Research Operations Manager, the Clinical Research Coordinator II or III will provide research study assistance and coordination services to different clinical research areas for AKDHC Medical Research Services, LLC. You will also be responsible for assisting the Principal Investigator and ancillary staff in educating patients about research studies.  Clinical Research will include clinical trials in our regular nephrology offices, as well as our surgery center and dialysis units.

Your responsibilities as the Clinical Research Coordinator will include:

  • Promotes research studies’ initiation and review, including completion of associated reports/questionnaires.
  • Promotes the positive growth of research within the company
  • Supports other team members with Research related activities
  • Represents AKDHC Medical Research Services, LLC and/or NKDHC, LLC at Investigator meetings as needed (requires out-of-state travel)
  • Complies with Standard Operating Procedures in all research activities
  • Applies knowledge of FDA CFR Regulations and ICH Guidelines to all research activities
  • Coordinates multiple clinical trials in various stages of development
  • Routinely and consistently travels between multiple sites to conduct patient visits, meet with sponsor representatives, and conduct in-services as necessary
  • Required to perform as stand-in/back-up to other team members as needed and under the guidance of the Primary Coordinator of the respective study
  • Maintains working knowledge of all currently enrolling studies and assists as back-up to other team members as needed
  • Maintains a thorough working knowledge through studying to achieve Clinical Research Coordinator Certification (if not already attained) and assists in the training and continued support of new Clinical Research Coordinator (if already attained)
  • Maintain the ability to provide basic patient care including: the use of medical terminology, understanding basic lab values, vital sign assessment, phlebotomy, medication administration under the direction of the PI, the ability to recognize adverse events and/or patients in distress requiring advanced patient care and reporting the same to the appropriate personnel
  • Assists in routine internal audits and in-house monitoring to ensure high-quality research and adherence to protocol
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Clinical Research Operations Manager
  • Maintain a positive, pleasant, professional working relationship with all research and ancillary staff.

You should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or a related field, Clinical Research Coordinator Certification (for III), and/or comparative work experience
  • Certificates and Licenses: Clinical Research EDC, GCP, and IATA training certificates; knowledge of ICH guidelines, GCP, and the clinical trial study process
  • Excellent patient care skills
  • Ability to work with a team and handle multiple projects
  • Excellent organizational, data management, and documentation skills
  • A positive work ethic and attitude and high energy is a must!
  • Ability to meet deadlines and multi-task without compromising quality
  • Ability to learn computer applications as necessary for the conduct of business such as AKDHC Intranet, Athena, and other software to retrieve and interpret information as needed; a basic ability to utilize Microsoft Office software is becoming necessary


We value our employees’ time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive compensation and extensive benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and vision benefits, and future growth opportunities within the company. Plus, we work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning, and culture.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.