Job Description

Payroll Title:
CLIN RSCH CRD
Department:
NEUROSCIENCES
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
East Campus
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
RX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri, occasional evenings/nights

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#112613 Clinical Research Coordinator

Filing Deadline: Thu 12/16/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/26/21 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/4/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will remain open until filled.

DESCRIPTION

The UCSD Stroke Center is one of the most innovative and productive stroke centers in the country, offering challenging career opportunities in cutting-edge research combined with state-of-the-art clinical services. The center is committed to offering a dynamic learning environment and growing opportunities to its talented and dedicated employees. The UCSD Stroke Center has expertise in developing stroke related protocols and coordinating the operations for multisite clinical trials, working with NIH, industry and private funding.

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 I-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.

The Center’s research portfolio can include stroke treatments for prevention, acute therapy, recovery, rehabilitation, the investigation of biomarkers and epidemiology. As a member of the Stroke Team, the Clinical Research Coordinator will be assigned primary projects but will also cross cover all Stroke Center projects, assisting with trial enrollment, follow up, and study needs as identified.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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.

  • Demonstrated 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.

  • Experience in providing work direction and assisting supervisor in maintaining an efficient medical research team. Proven ability to problem solve and resolve conflict.

  • Strong knowledge of investigational protocols (data management, query resolution, protocol design, protocol writing and protocol implementation).

  • Proven experience with research protocol in order to screen patients for eligibility, initiate treatment plan, collect specimens, and orient participating physicians.

  • Proven ability to find creative and innovative solutions to adjusting needs of the center. Ability to be resourceful and to understand the overall nature of work/responsibilities to establish useful resources and University contacts.

  • Working knowledge of medical and scientific terminology.

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills (using grammatically correct written English and accurate typing) to interact with variety of personalities, exercising tact, mature judgment, diplomacy, and flexibility to promote positive working relationships and job effectiveness. Skill at negotiating with various personalities and developing internal and external network of contacts. 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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Possess a Clinical Research Coordinator Certificate, or Masters Degree.
  • Knowledge of cost accounting as applied to both University and Medical Center functions.
  • Knowledge of medical billing and collections guidelines and procedures.
  • Knowledge of signs, symptoms, pathology of acute stroke, transient ischemic attacks, intracranial hemorrhage.
  • Experience collecting and handling human blood samples and working knowledge of protocols for shipping of biological substances.
  • Bilingual - Spanish/English.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • Occasional evenings/nights/early mornings and/or weekends may be required.
  • Must have valid California Driver’s License and acceptable driving record.
  • Must be able to obtain annual TB/fit test clearance.
  • Must be able and willing to travel 20-35% of time within San Diego County.
  • Occasional out of area travel required to attend study meetings.
  • The UCSD Stroke Center has two offices. One office is located in the Medical Offices North (MON),in Hillcrest, the other is located behind JMC Hospital in the East Campus Office Building (ECOB). The applicant must be willing to work at either location as needed or requested. In addition, the UCSD Stroke Team conducts trials at several facilities with the San Diego region and occasional travel to these locations 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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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

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