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DaVita Inc

Research Coordinator

DaVita Inc - San Antonio, TX

Job Description

At DaVita Clinical Research (DCR), a contract research organization, a wholly owned subsidiary of DaVita Inc., we use our extensive, applied database and real-world healthcare experience to assist pharmaceutical and medical device companies in the design, recruitment and completion of retrospective, prospective and pragmatic clinical trials.

DCRs scientific and clinical expertise spans the lifecycle of product development with more than 175 client companies over the last 30 years. Unlike most contract research organizations, we are part of an integrated company that provides healthcare. This unique structure enables us to integrate real-world experience and de-identified data with our operational excellence, superior customer service, and flexibility. From clinical trial design and execution to health outcomes research and publication planning, we offer a range of services to help with

your project, regardless of where it is in the product life cycle.

The Clinical Study Coordinator (Research Coordinator) serves to aid in the coordination, management and conduct of clinical research in DCRs Late Phase Renal research operations at regional study sites.

This position will coordinate and execute all aspects of last phase clinical trials in the San Antonio area.


- Demonstrates compliance with good clinical practice (GCP) and applicable law, and verifies that study teams comply with GCP and applicable law.

- Demonstrates adherence to DCR standard operating procedures and policies and with the standards customary in the clinical research industry.

- Assists the DCR project team in resolution of any challenges.

- Accountable for the successful execution of clinical studies.

- Participates in study site selection and placement of clinical studies.

- Serves as a liaison between the physicians (Principal Investigator or Sub-Investigator), study sponsors and DaVita facility teammates.

- Supports the study team to deliver or exceed project enrollment targets for clinical research studies at their site.

- Responsible for accurate and timely data entry into the electronic data entry systems.

- Responsible for timely resolution of all data queries to meet project timelines for database lock.

- Understands and promotes compliance with all applicable healthcare and research regulations


- Bachelors degree strongly preferred

- Minimum 2 years of clinical research experience or equivalent experience is required

- Experience coordinating late phase (phase 2, 3, 4) clinical trials. Pharma clinical trial experience (trials sponsored by pharmaceutical companies) is strong preferred

- Ability to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines, and adjust priorities appropriately in an evolving work environment with shifting time frames; self-starter with high degree of initiative, urgency, and follow through.

- Commitment to and role model of DaVitas values with ability to demonstrate those positively and proactively to patients, teammates, management, physicians, and/or vendors (Village Service Partners) in everyday performance and interactions

- Travel required up to 10% depending on business needs.

- Experience in managing confidential information and/or issues using discretion and judgment.

Here is what you can expect when you join our Village:

* A community first, company second culture based on Core Values that really matter.

* Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.

* Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.

* Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.

* A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.

* Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation.

Join us as we pursue our vision To Build the Greatest Healthcare Community the World has Ever Seen.

Why wait? Explore a career with DaVita today.

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DaVita is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. As such, DaVita makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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18 days 1 hour ago

DaVita Inc


Research Coordinator DaVita Inc - San Antonio, TX, United States


Location: San Antonio, TX

Company Profile:
DaVita is the dialysis division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., a Fortune 500® company that, through its operating divisions, provides a variety of health care services to patient populations throughout the United States and abroad. A leading provider of kidney care in the United States, DaVita delivers dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. DaVita strives to improve patients’ quality of life by innovating clinical care, and by offering integrated treatment plans, personalized care teams and convenient health-management services. As of December 31, 2013, DaVita operated or provided administrative services at 2,074 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 163,000 patients. The company also operated 73 outpatient dialysis centers located in 10 countries outside the United States. DaVita supports numerous programs dedicated to creating positive, sustainable change in communities around the world. The company’s leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.