109937 - Research Coordinator
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#109937 Research CoordinatorExtended Review Date: Thu 10/28/2021
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Reporting directly to Dr. Zeidan, Director of the Brain Mechanisms of Pain Laboratory and the UCSD Center for Mindfulness, the incumbent is responsible for coordinating and managing clinical trials including providing all aspects of protocol management, including screening for patient eligibility, data collection and analysis, ensuring protocol compliance, adverse drug reaction reports, monitoring patient treatment and toxicities, laboratory and specimen submission, and maintenance of accurate and complete clinical research file. The Incumbent will coordinate and oversee start-up procedures, implementation, recruitment, screening, enrollment, and maintenance of subjects. Create informational and recruitment materials and act as a liaison with other UCSD departments and agencies for the purpose of implementation of studies.
The Clinical Research Coordinator will plan, develop and implement start-up procedures for multiple phase 0-III research studies in assigned disease team as well as lead, direct, and coordinator operational efforts. Assure compliance with state and federal regulatory guidelines. Oversee the quality of the medical and clinical research data. Provide direction and guidance to investigators. Provide education and information to the general public concerning the ongoing clinical trials. Assist PIs with proposals, progress reports and manuscripts. Independently create original documents and policies for assigned disease teams. Work closely with federal and state regulatory officials.
Strong theoretical knowledge and/or Bachelor's Degree in a social science or basic science such as Biology, Microbiology or a related field and/or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Proven experience in clinical trials research. Strong knowledge of experimental protocols, data gathering, protocol design and evaluation.
Experience in research protocol start-up procedures, including: study feasibility, study activation and IRB processes, and qualification procedures. Experience in clinical trials research including budget negotiations and invoicing per clinical trial agreement.
Strong knowledge of investigational protocols (data management, query resolution, protocol design and protocol implementation).
Demonstrated experience performing clinical research duties in a clinical research environment such as CRO, academic research institution, and/or a research hospital.
Strong knowledge of investigational protocols especially with pediatric oncology protocols (data management, query resolution, protocol design, protocol writing and protocol implementation).
Experience with research protocol in order to screen patients for eligibility, initiate treatment plan, collect specimens, and orient participating physicians.
Strong experience completing clinical trials case report forms via hard copy and online.
Working knowledge of medical and scientific terminology.
Excellent interpersonal, as well as written and verbal communication skills (using grammatically correct written English and accurate typing) to interact with a variety of personalities at all levels of the organization, exercising tact, mature judgment, diplomacy, and flexibility to promote positive working relationships and job effectiveness. Excellent phone etiquette skills.
Computer proficiency, including working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet software (Microsoft Office) and internet browser applications. Experience in conducting searches on the internet.
Demonstrated administrative experience, skill to coordinate complex activities and to use independent judgment to organize and prioritize office functions.
- Knowledge of cost accounting as applied to both University and Medical Center functions.
- Knowledge of medical billing and collections guidelines and procedures.
- Possess a Clinical Research Coordinator Certificate, or Masters Degree.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
- Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
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