Job Description

Payroll Title:
Temporary Employment Services
Hiring Pay Scale
$31.04 - $32.29 / hr
Frost Street
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
RX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday

#TP126816 Clinical Research Coordinator Assistant

Filing Deadline: Fri 12/22/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

Position available through UCSD Temporary Employment Services (TES). Employment through TES is an excellent way to gain valuable UCSD experience and get your foot in the door for career positions. TES employment includes medical coverage, paid vacation & sick time, paid holidays, as well as training and development opportunities!


  • Duration: Assignments typically run for approximately 6 Months.
  • Compensation and Benefits: $31.04 - $32.29/hr, including paid holidays and vacation/sick leave. Full-medical insurance also available.
  • Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Location: 100% on site in Kearny Mesa.


TES has a current opening for a Clinical Research Coordinator Assistant for multiple prospective research studies.

Job responsibilities:

  • Providing all aspects of protocol management, including screening for participant eligibility, data collection, ensuring protocol compliance, adverse event reports, and maintenance of accurate and complete clinical research files.

  • Responsible for recruitment and follow-up of pregnant women who qualify and enroll into the pregnancy studies.

  • Conduct, coordinate and audit medical record review, as well as identify data entry, data quality and integrity problems that are relevant to the research hypotheses and interpretation.

  • Work with staff to resolve data issues.

  • Independently interpret research protocols, coordinating abstraction and validation of medical record review, timely review of medical records, and following up on error correction and discrepancies for clean and accurate data.

  • The incumbent has knowledge of and is able to identify pregnancy 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 terminology.


  • Fluent in French (speaking, reading, writing), including medical terminology.

  • Ability to communicate in and sensitive and professional manner with internal staff, as well as study participants and healthcare providers.

  • Ability to read medical records in English and French.

  • Demonstrated experience initiating treatment plans, collecting specimens, and orienting participating physicians.

  • Demonstrated experience working with FDA policies regulating clinical trials.

  • Experience using statistical software applications. Knowledge of database, word processing and spreadsheet applications such as, Access, Redcap, Excel, and MS Word.

  • Demonstrated experience interpreting medical charts and abstracting data from medical records.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of HRPP submissions and guidelines.

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written using grammatically correct English.


A background check is required.

This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter pursuant to the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and requires immediate reporting of physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, or neglect of anyone under the age of 18. It is the responsibility of the Mandated Reporter to ensure that they obtain proper training in order to fulfill their reporting responsibilities as required by the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and University policy, and to complete and submit the required reports to the UC San Diego Police Department without delay.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $64,812 - $104,275 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $31.04 - $49.94

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).

If employed by the University of California, you will be required to comply with our Policy on Vaccination Programs, which may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

The University of California 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:

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