Job Description

Payroll Title:
CLIN RSCH CRD
Department:
SURGERY
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Hillcrest
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
RX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri

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

#118706 Clinical Research Coordinator

Extended Deadline: Thu 10/6/2022

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 09/12/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 9/21/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

Under general supervision, the Trauma/Burn Clinical Research Assistant works with UCSD faculty and principal investigators in the management of study participants enrolled in clinical trials related to the study of trauma, burn, and wound treatments. The incumbent assists the P.I. and responsible clinical research nurse in management of clinical trials activities, functions as study advocate, coordinates IRB correspondence, reviews IRB documentation before submission, documents participant progress, assists with human subjects recruitment and screening, and interacts and works effectively with others.

Performs standard study procedures according to protocol and analyzes results. Engages in research study and protocol coordination, performs database design and coordination, and performs data collection and quality assurance all in compliance with research protocols and procedures. Leads monthly burn research meetings with PIs to update study staff on Burn protocols and research subject progress. Trains and advises staff with wound protocols, UCSD research guidelines, IRB procedures and various other research coordinator related tasks.

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 budget negotiations and 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).

  • Demonstrated experience with research protocol in order to screen patients for eligibility, initiate treatment plan, collect specimens, and orient participating physicians.

  • 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 inconducting searches on the internet.

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

  • Knowledge of cost accounting as applied to both University and Medical Center functions. Knowledge of medical billing and collections guidelines and procedures.

  • Possess a Clinical Research Coordinator Certificate, or Masters Degree.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • 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).

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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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

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