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

#113789 Clinical Research Assistant

Extended Deadline: Thu 8/11/2022

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 01/03/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 01/12/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Flexible work arrangements are available for this position. It will require the candidate to go to clinics but also will allow the candidate to work remotely.


The Clinical Research Assistant supports the Long-Term Outcomes study at the Kawasaki Disease Research Center. Under supervision, the Clinical Research Assistant will assist with enrollment of new KD subjects, data cleaning for enrolled subjects in REDCap, IRB protocol renewal, social media outreach to recruit new subjects, transfer of consent documents to mobile phone format, logging of clinical samples collected in clinic, attending clinic and enrolling subjects in the Long-Term Outcomes study, communication with remote enrollees, tracking lost to follow up subjects, and maintenance of accurate and complete clinical research files. Other duties assigned as needed.


  • Theoretical knowledge in health science, social media, or related subjects.

  • Strong computer literacy, and word processing skills with experience using database management software. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills, including being detail oriented, and having the ability to work in a changing, multiple-demand setting in order to prioritize a large volume of work and meet deadlines efficiently and accurately.

  • Ability to work independently (will be working at different sites) and taking orders from a number of individuals.

  • Proven experience with social media and website design.

  • Exposure to research protocols in order to screen patients for eligibility, conduct assessments, and collect data.


  • Experience in administering assessments, questionnaires, and interviews.
  • Experience in developing study participant educational materials and resources.
  • Ability to prepare, review, and understand clinical research protocols and protocol amendments. Ability to prepare various forms, documents, and reports.


  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
  • Must have access to reliable transportation to go between UCSD, San Diego Cardiac Center, and Rady's Children’s Hospital.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

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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