Job Description

Payroll Title:
CLIN RSCH CRD
Department:
Neurosurgery
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

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

#113578 Clinical Research Coordinator

Filing Deadline: Mon 1/24/2022

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 12/21/21 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 01/04/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

UC San Diego Department of Neurological Surgery is among the leading neurosurgical centers in the country. The Department offers challenging career opportunities in the diverse areas of state-of-the-art clinical services, advanced educational programs, and cutting-edge research. The department is committed to offering a dynamic learning environment and growing opportunities to its talented and dedicated employees.

The Clinical Research Coordinator(CRC) 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 CRC will plan, develop and implement start-up procedures for multiple phase I-III research studies as well as lead, direct, and coordinate operational efforts. Assure compliance with state and federal regulatory guidelines. Oversee the quality of the medical/clinical research data.

Apply statistical/analytical methods to the study of collected data. Conceptualize, create and implement database repository(ies) and tools for the statistical analysis of research data sets. Provide direction and guidance to Department Faculty / Principal Investigators. Provide education and information to the general public and study participants concerning the ongoing clinical trials in the Department of Neurological Surgery. Assist PIs with proposals, progress reports and manuscripts. Independently create original documents and policies for assigned studies and teams. Work closely with federal and state regulatory officials as needed to fulfill compliance/reporting requirements.

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. Strong experience in clinical trials research including extracting research participant data from medical records, budget development and negotiations as well as invoicing per clinical trial agreement.

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

  • Proven experience performing clinical research duties in a clinical research environment such as CRO, academic research institution, and/or a research hospital.

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

  • 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.

  • Proven ability to problem solve and resolve conflict.

  • Excellent interpersonal, as well as written and verbal communication skills (using grammatically correct written English and accurate typing) to interact with a variety of personalities at all levels of the organization, 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.

  • Proven administrative experience, skill to coordinate complex activities and to use independent judgment to organize and prioritize office functions.

  • Demonstrated experience with RedCap database or similar.

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.
  • Statistics background or at minimum basic understanding of statistics.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • Occasional evenings and weekends 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 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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