Clinical Research Assistant - 122637
#122637 Clinical Research AssistantFiling Deadline: Mon 6/5/2023
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Department of Pediatrics is one of the largest departments within the UCSD School of Medicine with comprehensive clinical programs, extensive basic science and clinical research, and diverse educational opportunities for students, residents and fellows. The internationally renowned faculty play a major role in medical and graduate student training, providing educational and programmatic offerings that span several disciplines, and provide diversity to meet the interests of a broad spectrum of students and scholars.
More than one hundred trainees at the graduate student and postdoctoral level, as well as more than 300 professional, research and administrative staff who along with the department administrators interact closely with the faculty. The diverse mix of ages, backgrounds, and talents creates a robust work environment with challenging career opportunities and a commitment to continued growth potential. We constantly seek to recruit highly motivated, technologically-advanced and interested individuals to become a part of our dynamic cutting-edge research, clinical, and educational environment.
The incumbent will serve as an assistant to the clinical trials Research Coordinators and Principal Investigators (PIs). The incumbent will perform standard field procedures that require technical, scientific knowledge and skills. Major responsibilities include assisting the research team with screening and recruitment of mothers and infants for various maternal-infant studies via phone and in person, assisting with subject interviews and data collection, completing case report forms, data entry, and scheduling subject study visits. Research duties include maintaining the inventory of screening instruments. Laboratory duties include assisting with the inventory of lab kits, supplies, and the processing and shipping of specimens. Performs other duties as assigned.
Graduation from high school OR a GED and two (2) years of laboratory experience OR two (2) years of college including courses in the natural, physical or social sciences and one (1) year of laboratory experience, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience; and knowledges and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position. College level coursework completed in physiology, biology, biochemistry, microbiology preferred.
Experience handling biological samples (blood and urine specimens).
Experience using Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, and Excel and data entry experience.
Experience executing protocol-required tasks.
Knowledge of cardiology patient populations and ability to perform telephone screenings.
Ability to elicit clinically significant information from patients/subjects.
Demonstrated ability to perform lab duties safely and ship laboratory specimens on time.
Must be able to work well with colleagues on a team while making an independent contribution to the research endeavors.
Proven ability to communicate effectively with research subjects, study sponsors, and all research and clinical staff.
Ability to prepare IRB forms.
Must possess a valid California Driver's License and acceptable driving record or have access to reliable transportation.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
- Must be able to work a flexible schedule and occasional weekends.
- Must be willing to handling biological samples (blood and urine specimens).
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Annual Full Pay Range: $43,159 - $50,738 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $20.67 - $24.30
Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).
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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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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