Clinical Research Asst/Interviewer- Hybrid/Remote - 123325
#123325 Clinical Research Asst/Interviewer- Hybrid/RemoteFiling Deadline: Thu 6/8/2023
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This position will work a hybrid schedule which includes a combination of working both onsite at Rady Children’s Hospital and remotely.
The Department of Pediatrics is one of the largest departments within the School of Medicine with approximately 171 Faculty, 50 post-doctoral fellows (both MDs and PhDs) along with over 300 support staff (not including hospital staff). In addition, the Department has 57 clinical residents and fellows distributed across the Divisions. The missions of research, education and patient care are intertwined, and are integral to the goals of the department.
The Department has undergone significant growth in recent years with a consolidated budget of approximately $106 million including sponsored projects expenditures of approximately $54 million and clinical revenue of over $ 52 million. This expansion of the Department’s research and clinical portfolio is expected to continue in the next few years.
The Department’s 18 divisions include Academic General Pediatrics, Child Development & Community Health; Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology; Cardiology; Dermatology; Dysmorphology; Emergency Medicine; Endocrinology; Gastroenterology; Genetics; Genome Information Sciences; Hospital Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Neonatology; Nephrology; Pharmacology & Drug Discovery; Rehabilitation Medicine; and Respiratory Medicine.
In 2001, physicians and leadership of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Rady Children's, and Children's Specialists of San Diego (CSSD) unified pediatric patient care, research, education and community service programs, creating a university-affiliated children's health system to serve the region. Over the past two decades, an extensive list of joint programs has developed, with many physicians and researchers playing a role at both institutions.
This affiliation has consolidated the clinical, teaching, research and public service programs of the UCSD School of Medicine's Department of Pediatrics with San Diego's only health care system dedicated to the health and well-being of children. In 2009, this partnership was furthered by the creation of Rady Children’s Specialists of San Diego, a Medical Foundation, and is now recognized as having global leaders in research, technology, translational medicine, education and clinical excellence.
Under supervision of Research Manager, the Clinical Research Assistant/Interviewer is responsible for coordinating and managing multi-site prospective lactation studies including providing all aspects of protocol management, including screening for patient eligibility, data collection and analysis, ensuring protocol compliance, adverse drug reaction reports, and maintenance of accurate and complete clinical research files. Responsible for recruitment and follow-up of lactating women who take certain medications and vaccines. The incumbent has knowledge of and is able to identify lactation exposure risks, has the ability to obtain and respond to very sensitive and personal health information over the telephone in a professional manner, as well as read and understand medical literature. The incumbent may promote the project at scientific and professional meetings, as well as distribute study materials to clinics in San Diego County.
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.
Experience performing clinical research duties in a clinical research environment.
Experience using database, word processing and spreadsheet applications such as Velos, Access, Excel and MS Word.
Experience working with FDA policies regulating clinical trials.
Experience in medical assessment, patient interviewing, and biological sample collection related to various study protocols
Experience with clinical trials participant or study subject recruitment. Experience coordinating study startup activities.
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.
Experience completing clinical trials case report forms via hard copy and online.
Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with diverse groups, including professional and non-professional staff and clients.
- Certification as a Clinical Research Associate or Coordinator.
- 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 interpreting medical charts, experience in abstracting data from medical records.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
- Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
- Scheduled work hours may vary as this project follows subjects residing throughout North America and time zone differences require availability outside normal day-time working hours.
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Annual Full Pay Range: $62,619 - $100,746 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $29.99 - $48.25
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).
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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