Sr Research Coordinator

Requisition ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Research Department
Hours / Pay Period
Standard Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Health


CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


The Senior Clinical Research Coordinator participates in the comprehensive administration of clinical process from study start up through study closure and is a central liaison to the investigator, the research subject, the hospital/clinic and the industry or government sponsor. Additionally the Senior Clinical Research Coordinator provides oversight and leadership for clinical trial activities and staff at the research site.  The Senior Clinical Research Coordinator oversees and ensures that all clinical trial activity is in accordance with Good Clinical Practice (GCP), departmental Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and procedures outlined in the research protocol.  The Senior Clinical Research Coordinator will serve as a mentor and oversee training for the other research staff.  Clinical responsibilities include/involve patient recruitment and follow up, as well as research related patient care per scope of practice during the course of the enrollment.  This position works closely with essential research constituencies (e.g. PIs, research coordinators, and other internal and external research-related parties as needed) to ensure strategic direction, ongoing administrative management and support of clinical research trials. The Senior Clinical Research Coordinator maintains a matrix relationship with the designated MBO research administrative contact. The Senior Clinical Research Coordinator is able to adapt and change focus from task to task depending on the immediate needs of the research department.


  1. Proficient to handle responsibilities assigned to a Research Coordinator II.
  2. Chairs and/or participates in councils and/or committees as needed.
  3. Collaborates with the Clinical Providers to uphold research requirements for designated facilities.
  4. Assists with the clinical assessment and evaluation, preparation of abstracts and data collection and analysis for publication, presentation and professional meetings.
  5. Recruits clinical research studies based on need and criteria defined by the research department. 
  6. Recommends policies, procedures and processes that promote efficiencies and drive quality assurance.
  7. Provides ongoing communications (progress reports) to the regarding research operations and site developments.



B.A. or B.S in Health related field, including course work or relevant experience in anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, medical records, and information management, or an equivalent combination of related education and work experience required.


If applicable, maintains licensure in already obtained health-related field (example: LPN, RN, BSN, or PharmD). 

Required certification as a Clinical Research Coordinator (if eligible): ACRP (CCRC) or SOCRA (CCRP).


8 years of experience managing complex clinical trials and/or research implementation with 4 years of direct responsibility managing interventional drug or device trials of increased/increasing complexity or an equivalent combination of related education and work experience required.

Valid driver’s license.

Completion of the CORE CIRI Research Education will occur within 30 days of hire.  





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