Clinical Research Coordinator - 117082
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#117082 Clinical Research CoordinatorFiling Deadline: Wed 7/6/2022
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The Moores Cancer Center is one of just 51 in the United States to hold a National Cancer Institute (NCI) designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center. As such, it ranks among the top centers in the nation conducting basic and clinical cancer research, providing advanced patient care and serving the community through outreach and education programs. The Cancer Center's mission is to translate promising scientific discoveries into new and better options for the care of patients with cancer. The Center supports one of the broadest ranges of cancer activities in the nation - from fundamental and translational cancer research in molecular genetics and advanced molecular therapeutics, and from population studies of cancer incidence to community education about cancer prevention and risk reduction.
The Clinical Trials Office (CTO) at UCSD's Moores Cancer Center administers many clinical trials on behalf of its member investigators, including trials sponsored by National Cancer Institute cooperative groups, pharmaceutical companies, and physician investigators.
Reporting directly to the Disease Team Project Manager, the Clinical Research Coordinator coordinates the clinical research efforts of the Moores UCSD Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office. Responsible for coordinating and managing clinical trials including providing all aspects of protocol management, including screening for patient eligibility, data collection and analysis, ensuring protocol compliance, adverse drug reaction reports, monitoring patient treatment and toxicities, laboratory and specimen submission, and maintenance of accurate and complete clinical research files. Assist the regulatory department with Human subjects submissions, renewals, and safety reports. Directly communicate with assigned physicians and disease groups, including attending weekly meetings and tumor boards. Provide direct assistance to the Project Manager in reviewing and verifying university research account statements, professional fee statements, and invoicing.
Theoretical knowledge of biology, microbiology, social sciences, clinical sciences and/or Bachelor's degree, and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience in medical assessment and patient interviewing to determine toxicities related to protocol management.
Experience with laboratory procedures and values and experience in interpreting them to determine patient eligibility and potential toxicities.
Experience working with FDA policies regulating clinical trials.
Experience performing clinical research duties in a clinical research environment.
Experience interpreting medical charts and 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 using statistical software applications. Knowledge of database, word processing and spreadsheet applications such as Velos, Access, Excel and MS Word.
Experience with clinical trials participant or study subject recruitment.
Experience with research protocol in order to screen patients for eligibility, initiate treatment plan, collect specimens, and orient participating physicians.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written using grammatically correct English. Excellent interpersonal skills, including tact, diplomacy, and flexibility. Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with diverse groups, including professional and non-professional staff and clients.
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 hematology/oncology. Ability to differentiate various cancers by stage, histology, and site to determine patient eligibility for protocols and ensure accurate randomization.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
- Must be able to obtain annual TB and fit test clearance.
- Must be able to travel to different locations and work weekends and evenings as needed.
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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