Job Description

Payroll Title:
CLIN RSCH CRD AST
Department:
PEDIATRICS
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
RX Contract
Total Openings:
2
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday, occasional weekends

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

#114273 Bilingual Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Filing Deadline: Tue 5/24/2022

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 02/01/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 02/10/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

The Center for Healthy Eating and Activity Research in the Department of Pediatrics conducts various behavioral-therapy studies aiming to decrease obesity and overeating in children, adolescents, and adults. The Center also conducts community programs and provides clinical services to children, adolescents, and adults referred from the Department of Pediatrics, Gastroenterology division and other organizations.

Responsible for coordinating and managing clinical trials including providing all aspects of protocol management, including screening for participant eligibility, data collection and entry, ensuring protocol compliance, monitoring patient treatment, providing intervention and maintenance of accurate and complete clinical research files. Assist the regulatory department with Human Subjects submissions, renewals, and safety reports. Directly communicate with PIs, COIs, Project Directors, and other research staff on a regular basis, including attending weekly meetings and completion of required trainings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Theoretical knowledge of biology, social sciences, psychology, nutrition, public health, clinical sciences as typically attained by a Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English).

  • Experience performing clinical research duties in a clinical research environment.

  • Knowledge of database, word processing, developing presentations, and spreadsheet applications such as Velos, PowerPoint, Access, Excel and MS Word.

  • Experience providing in-service training to various research personnel on protocols, processes, and procedures.

  • 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.

  • Effective 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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certification as a Clinical Research Associate or Coordinator.
  • Experience working with research bulk accounts.
  • Knowledge of x-rays, fMRI, scans, and other diagnostic procedures.
  • Experience with laboratory procedures and values and experience in interpreting them to determine patient eligibility and potential toxicities.
  • Experience in medical assessment and patient interviewing.
  • 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 completing clinical trials case report forms via hard copy and online.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • Evenings (up to 3 nights/week) and occasional weekends will be required.
  • Reliable transportation needed for occasional travel to La Jolla and San Marcos research sites.

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 Sciences is comprised of our School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and our Student Health and Well-Being Department. We have long been at the forefront of translational - or "bench-to-bedside" - research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies. Translational research is carried out every day in the hundreds of clinical trials of promising new therapies offered through UC San Diego Health, and in the drive of our researchers and clinician-scientists who are committed to having a significant impact on patient care. We invite you to join our 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.

Application Instructions

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