Clinical Research Coordinator - LPN

Clinical Research Monroe, Louisiana


IMA Clinical Research is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator for the Clinical Trials of America location in Monroe, Louisiana!

*Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) encouraged to apply!*

The Clinical Research Coordinator is responsible for managing the facilitation of clinical trials in collaboration with the investigative team.

Duties Include but are not limited to

  • Coordinate clinical trials per FDA requirements and GCP guidelines per sponsor protocols.
  • Basic understanding of SOPs and ensure they are adhered to in the conduct of the clinical research study.
  • Acquire detailed knowledge of the protocol and procedures associated with each clinical research study.
  • Maintain familiarity with each clinical research study’s requirements and apply all applicable regulations accurately.
  • Effectively communicate with clinical research sponsors, CROs, monitors CRAs, IRBs, laboratories, and clinical personnel within the research industry.
  • Advise Investigator, Sub-Investigator and staff on protocols, procedures required for the successful implementation and completion of each clinical research study.
  • Notify Investigator, monitor CRA of any adverse events or serious adverse events per the protocol.
  • Follow ALCOA principles to complete all required documentation in a legible and timely fashion - including data entry - and that all necessary documents are appropriately signed and dated.
  • Possess a willingness to assume responsibility for tasks outside of your current role and to work flexible hours as needed.


Other Skills and Abilities

  • Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned as needed.
  • Team player - effective participant as a team member and can demonstrate significant positive participation on successful teams.
  • Strong follow through skills and ability to proactively identify and solve problems, demonstrated initiative is imperative.
  • Must have strong communication skills, speak, and listen respectfully with the public, physicians, and co-workers.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Word and Excel, CRIO - preferred, will train - and databases used in research environment.
  • Possess the ability to work well under pressure, multi-task, and manage deadlines.
  • Able to adapt to a changing environment and demonstrates a make it happen attitude.
  • Exhibits professionalism in negotiating sensitive issues.

Education and Experience

  • Clinical experience involving patient care in a healthcare environment preferred but not required.
  • Ability to interpret and perform clinical, laboratory and diagnostic tests (such as vital signs, height, weight, temperature, etc.) preferred.
  • Ability to function independently with minimal supervision, lead clinical research studies and complete tasks and to exercise discretion and a high level of good clinical and other professional judgement.
  • A team player who is an effective participant as a team member and can demonstrate significant positive participation on successful teams.
  • Possesses strong follow through skills and ability to proactively identify and solve problems, demonstrated initiative is imperative.
  • Exceptional listening, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Calm, friendly, approachable, and presents a professional image.
  • Committed, highly energetic, self- motivated and highly organized.
  • Comfortable with utilizing technology and proficient in Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Professional and highly motivated self-starter with the ability to exercise initiative.


  • Clinical Research experience required.
  • Clinical Research Coordinator certification preferred.
  • Ability to prioritize and lead multiple projects at a time.
  • Additional languages encouraged.
  • Bachelors degree required - significant demonstrated experience in role without bachelors will be considered. 
  • Masters degree preferred.



IMA Clinical Research offers a fantastic benefits package which includes Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, 401k with employer contributions, LTD, Flexible Spending Account, Life Insurance and ADD.  We offer a market competitive salary with a flexible schedule and limited weekend hours. Employees will also receive an Annual Performance Review at the end of each calendar year.


Our Government Services Division supports local, state, and federal agencies and delivers professional and objective medical and psychological examinations as well as ancillary services. Our Payer Services Division meets the evaluation and screening needs of Carriers, TPAs, Public Entities and Employers and includes behavioral health and physical medicine specialty services, working with a wide range of organizations within the workers' compensation, disability, liability, and auto markets. Our Clinical Research Division performs all types of Phase II-IV clinical trials in multiple therapeutic areas through a flexible nationwide network of site locations and virtual capabilities.