Clinical Operations Coordinator

Rockville, Maryland
Apr 24, 2022
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time

We are currently searching for a Clinical Operations Coordinator, to provide support to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This opportunity is a full-time position with MSC, and it is on-site in Rockville, MD.


Duties & Responsibilities
  • Provide project management for the day-to-day protocol registration (PR) activities including but not limited to, coordinating and leading meetings, and discussions regarding all aspects of protocol registration.
  • Serve as the main point of contact for all protocol registration activities for the division.
  • Serve as the primary reviewer of all protocol registration deliverables including but not limited to standard PR reports, PR notification messages, review and recommend approval to Federal Client of all Investigator or Records, and Clinical Research Site regulatory documentation that include IRB/EC documentation, Forms FDA 1572/DAIDS IoR Forms, and site-specific informed consent forms to ensure all applicable regulations are met.
  • Serve as the co-lead for working groups and committees to communicate information regarding protocol registration policies and requirements.
  • Manage and design all protocol registration-related trainings for the division, including but not limited to e-training modules and present proposals/materials to the PR Team Leader for approval prior to implementation.
  • Evaluate and identify issues that are or may be problematic related to protocol registration and recommend policy and procedural changes to improve operations to the division’s PR Team Leader prior to implementation.
  • Serve as the primary PR Team reviewer of protocol registration-related reports and documents from contractors (SOPs, quarterly and annual progress reports, timelines, procedure changes, etc.).
  • Coordinate and provide project management for the continued development of the division’s Protocol Registration System (DPRS) module in the division’s ES.
  • Provide guidance, consultation and expert advice on regulations, policies and procedures to division staff and researchers and to domestic and international research organizations involved in division-sponsored research.
  • Analyze and interpret regulations, policies and procedures and provide oral and written explanations and recommendations.
  • Establish quality assurance standards and metrics for PR policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate and communicate with other division, institute, and NIH counterparts to ensure consistency and harmonization of regulatory procedures and strategies.
  • Advise the PR Team Leader and division leadership on compliance with regulations, policies and procedures related to protocol registration.


  • Master’s degree in a related field is required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in clinical research operations.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Proficient in MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.



Company Description

Dovel Technologies and its Family of Companies (Medical Science & Computing and Ace Info Solutions) was acquired in October 2021.


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