111096 - Research Coordinator Assistant
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#111096 Research Coordinator AssistantExtended Deadline: Thu 10/7/2021
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The Department of Medicine (DOM) is the largest department within the UCSD School of Medicine and is responsible for fulfilling the teaching, research, and clinical missions of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. The department employs approximately 500 salaried faculty, 168 academic appointees, 331 residents, fellow and postdocs and 479 staff personnel.
Reporting directly to director of cardiovascular clinical researchResponsible 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 files. Assist the regulatory department with Human subjects submissions, renewals, and safety reports. Directly communicate with assigned physicians and disease groups, including attending weekly meetings and tumor boards. Provide direct assistance to the Project Manager in reviewing and verifying university research account statements, professional fee statements, and invoicing.
Under supervision, the Clinical Research Coordinator Ast. will be assigned to coordinate multiple federally funded and industry sponsored research studies involving human subjects that are being conducted in the UCSD Cardiovascular Institute and at other local locations. Assist with initiation, implementation and management of clinical trials. Ensure compliance with goals and objectives of research protocols and with state and federal regulatory guidelines. Duties include but not limited to: interpreting research protocols; recruiting subjects; screening for eligibility including obtaining vital signs, ECGs, height and weight; monitoring and timely reporting of adverse events; toxicities and protocol deviations; scheduling subjects’ visits; coordinating clinical, laboratory and data activities; processing and submitting laboratory specimens; collecting and entering research data; maintaining accurate and complete clinical research files and patient medical charts. Update study and patient records in the University approved Clinical Trial Management System (VELOS) on a consistent basis. Working directly with Human Research Protection Program (HRPP), submitting new protocol applications, amendments, safety reports and annual renewals, as needed. Act as liaison between the Principal Investigators, the HRPP and study sponsors.
Theoretical knowledge of biology, microbiology, social sciences, clinical sciences as typically attained by a Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience performing clinical research duties in a clinical research environment.
Experience using statistical software applications. Knowledge of database, word processing and spreadsheet applications such as Velos, Access, Excel and MS Word.
Experience with laboratory procedures and values and experience in interpreting them to determine patient eligibility and potential toxicities.
Experience working with FDA policies regulating clinical trials.
Experience in medical assessment and patient interviewing to determine toxicities related to protocol management.
Experience interpreting medical charts, experience in abstracting data from medical records.
Knowledge of National Institute of Health (NIH), Good Clinical Practice (GCP), Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP), Human Resource Protection Program (HRPP), IATA Shipping of Blood Specimens, and Bloodborne Pathogens.
Experience with clinical trials participant or study subject recruitment.
Experience coordinating study startup activities.
Experience providing in-service training to various research personnel on protocols, processes, and procedures.
Knowledge of x-rays, scans, and other diagnostic procedures.
Experience maintaining files and keeping records.
Excellent planning and organizational skills and ability to work in a changing, multiple-demand setting in order to prioritize a large volume of work and meet deadlines efficiently and accurately.
Excellent interpersonal, as well as written and verbal communication skills (using grammatically correct written English and accurate typing) to interact with a diverse population. Excellent phone etiquette skills.
Ability to work independently. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Experience completing clinical trials case report forms via hard copy and online.
Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with diverse groups, including professional and non-professional staff and clients.
Experience in a Cardiology research setting is highly preferred.
Certification as a Clinical Research Associate or Coordinator.
Experience working with research bulk accounts.
Experience with investigational drug authorization criteria.
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).
UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!
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