111606 - Bilingual Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator
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#111606 Bilingual Assistant Clinical Research CoordinatorFiling Deadline: Tue 12/21/2021
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The Schwimmer Lab is in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition in the Department of Pediatrics. Our lab conducts clinical and translational research studies on the subject of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) with an emphasis on children and families. Our sponsored projects include NIH funded studies on the Natural History of NAFLD as well as foundation and industry sponsored studies of diagnostic and therapeutics for NAFLD.
The Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator supports the Schwimmer Lab in the department of Pediatrics. Responsible for; coordinating and conducting clinical trials, providing all aspects of protocol management, screening for patient eligibility, data collection and analysis, ensuring protocol compliance, adverse drug reaction reports, monitoring patient treatment and toxicities, laboratory and specimen submissions, and maintenance of accurate and complete clinical research files. Assists with regulatory to include Human subjects submissions, renewals, and safety reports. Directly communicates with study physicians, ACTRI nursing staff, and NIDDK Data Coordinating Center, including attending weekly research meetings and Steering Committee and Coordinator meetings. Provides direct assistance to the Project Manager in reviewing and verifying university research account statements, professional fee statements, audits and edits.
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.
Must be bilingual (English/Spanish fluency).
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 Excel and MS Word.
Experience with laboratory procedures and values and experience in interpreting them to determine patient eligibility and potential toxicities.
Demonstrated experience administering assessment tests and questionnaires.
Experience reviewing 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 imaging tests, scans, and other diagnostic procedures.
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.
- Certification as a Clinical Research Associate or Coordinator.
- Experience working with research bulk accounts.
- Nutrition knowledge.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical, including compliance with UCSD COVID-19 regulations.
- Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
- Bilingual, English/Spanish fluency is required. Must be able to fluently speak, read, write, interpret and translate Medical terminology in Spanish as well as English.
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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