Research Coordinator II/III- Bilingual English/Spanish

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Job posting number: #7199395 (Ref:ccf19550639)

Posted: December 6, 2023

Job Description

Join the Cleveland Clinic team, where you will work alongside passionate caregivers and provide patient-first healthcare. Cleveland Clinic is recognized as one of the top hospitals in the nation. At Cleveland Clinic, you will work alongside passionate and dedicated caregivers, receive endless support and appreciation, d build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world.    

As a Research Coordinator, you will coordinate the compliant implementation and conduct of human subject research projects, typically of medium/high workload and medium/high complexity.  

The ideal caregiver is someone who:  

  • Has research and clinical experience. 

  • Excels working independently and as part of a team. 

  • Is organized and detail oriented. 

  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic. 

This opportunity allows you to be valued as a team member and supported as you achieve your goals. You will have opportunities for learning, career growth, and professional development.  

At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. That's why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, you'll find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, you'll be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare. 

We strongly prefer candidates who are bilingual English/Spanish.


  • Independently directs large, complex, multi-center clinical research protocols/programs and coordinates the implementation and conduct of research projects ensuring adherence to research protocol requirements which may include: maintenance of regulatory documents and binders, data management, IRB submissions and communication of such to the research team, and the development of data capture and monitoring plans.
  • May be responsible for reporting of Serious Adverse Events and/or safety log as defined per protocol as they occur and completion of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and sponsor forms in accordance with GCP guidelines.
  • Communicates with sponsors, monitors, and research personnel to ensure all aspects of study compliance. 
  • Serves as a liaison between investigators, research personnel, outside study personnel and central research administration offices to assist in protocol interpretation, enrollment and safety questions.
  • Collaborates with primary investigator, sponsor and research staff to plan, conduct and evaluate project protocols, including research subject recruitment.
  • Monitors and reports project status.
  • Completes regulatory documents, data capture and monitoring plans.
  • Completes and may oversee protocol related activities.
  • As delegated, may be required to attain and maintain clinical competencies for unlicensed caregivers such as phlebotomy, vital signs, ECG, POC testing and other testing as required.
  • Oversees and monitors research data to maintain quality.
  • Understands basic concepts of study design.
  • Develops and maintains knowledge of research protocol to coordinate the comprehensive and compliant execution of assigned protocols.
  • Assists with preparation for audits and response to audits.
  • May develop or assist in the development and maintenance of research tools, such as spreadsheets, questionnaires and/or brochures.
  • Maintains study personnel certification records (License, CV, CITI).
  • Maintains professional relationships, including frequent and open effective communication with internal and external customers.
  • Assists with the development of training and educational material for assigned research protocols, and documents education as needed.
  • Conducts and documents the informed consent process.
  • Assists PI with research study design and development of research protocol.
  • May submit the study to appropriate agencies in support of the research programs and assist with annual and other reporting requirements.
  • Will contribute to or assist with research project budget development.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED required.  
  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in health care or science related field strongly preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in health care or science related field  may substitute for two years of experience requirement.


  • Bilingual English/Spanish speaking candidates preferred.


  • None Required.

Complexity of Work:

  • Demonstrated proficiency with a variety of computer-based skills, especially in the use of word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation software, and the ability to undertake internet searches.
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be self-directed with demonstrated ability to work in collaboration and cooperation with members of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Continually demonstrates competency with defined requirements for the position as established by Cleveland Clinic.
  • Is self-directed in planning, prioritizing and performing job requirements with minimal supervision. 
  • Exhibits the desire to expand job knowledge and skills through training and skill development.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

  • Five years experience as a Research Coordinator II or performing the role of a Research Coordinator II.  Bachelor's degree in health care or science related field may offset two years of experience requirement.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to perform work in a stationary position for extended periods
  • Ability to operate a computer and other office equipment
  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information
  • In some locations, ability to move up to 25 pounds

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Pay Range

Minimum hourly: $27.65

Maximum hourly: $42.17

The pay range displayed on this job posting reflects the anticipated range for new hires. While the pay range is displayed as an hourly rate, Cleveland Clinic recruiters will clarify whether the compensation is hourly or salary. A successful candidate's actual compensation will be determined after taking factors into consideration such as the candidate's work history, experience, skill set, and education. This is not inclusive of the value of Cleveland Clinic's benefits package, which includes among other benefits, healthcare/dental/vision and retirement.

By embracing and understanding the diversity EVERY ONE brings, Cleveland Clinic has created an inclusive culture that promotes innovation, growth, and new ideas. This has enhanced our ability to attract the best global talent to provide the best patient experience possible. Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.

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Job posting number:#7199395 (Ref:ccf19550639)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
United States
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