Clinical Research Coordinator/ Research Nurse

Company Description

M3 Wake Research, an M3USA Company, is an integrated network of premier investigational sites meeting the clinical research needs of global biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, pharmaceutical and clinical research organizations (CROs). With close to 30 owned and managed research sites across the country, M3 Wake Research is one of the largest independent, multi-site clinical research companies in the US. M3 Wake Research continues to grow through acquisitions and uncompromising commitment to careful planning and execution in accordance with regulatory compliance.

Conducting studies since 1984, M3 Wake Research owns a proprietary patient database of potential clinical trial participants across the US. As of today, our board-certified physicians have completed more than 7,000+ successful clinical trials, while consistently exceeding sponsor expectations for integrity, timeliness, subject enrollment, human protection, and expeditious delivery of accurate evaluable data.

Due to our continued growth, we are hiring for a Clinical Research Coordinator/ Research Nurse at Wake Research, an M3 company.  This position is on-site and located in Durham, NC. This role will require occasional travel to Raleigh, NC.  

Job Description

  • The ideal candidate will have extensive experience effectively communicating with Principal Investigators, adhering to regulatory requirements related to clinical research. Candidate will be able to demonstrate proficiency in managing all aspects of a clinical trial, from start-up to close out. Understands regulations, policies, protocols and procedures to control and maintain accurate records.
  • Performs data searches and other related administrative tasks.
  • Ensures compliance with all federal and local agencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board.
  • Maintains research practices using Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.
  • Maintains strict patient confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations and applicable law.
  • Participates in required training and education programs.
  • Depending upon experience, may include supervising and training other CRCs.
  • Proficiency in phlebotomy desirable


  • Nursing degree (BSN, RN or LPN) with a minimum of 2+ years of clinical research experience strongly preferred OR a certified medical assistant with 4+ years of clinical research experience
  • Clinical research experience preferably in GI and vaccine space.
  • Phlebotomy experience 
  • Willing to travel between Raleigh and Durham sites
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Ability to learn quickly, read and understand complex protocols, follow very detailed directions, and multi-tasking
  • Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality of patients, employees, and company information at all times and adhere to HIPAA Guidelines

Additional Information

About M3: 

M3 USA is at the forefront of healthcare innovation, offering digital solutions across healthcare, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, and more. Since our inception in 2000, we’ve seen remarkable growth, fueled by our mission to utilize the internet for a healthier world and more efficient healthcare systems.

Our success is anchored in our trusted digital platforms that engage physician communities globally, facilitating impactful medical education, precise job placement, and insightful market research. M3 USA prides itself on a dynamic and innovative work environment where every team member contributes to global health advancements.

Joining M3 USA means being part of a dedicated team striving to make a significant difference in healthcare. We provide a unique opportunity for you to be at the cutting edge of healthcare innovation, shaping the future in a meaningful career. Embrace the chance to drive change with M3 USA.


A career opportunity with M3 Wake Research offers competitive wages, and benefits such as:

  • 401(k), 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

*M3 reserves the right to change this job description to meet the business needs of the organization