Job Description

Payroll Title:
CLIN RSCH CRD AST
Department:
PEDIATRICS
Hiring Pay Scale
$31.04 - $49.94 / Hour
Worksite:
Frost Street
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
RX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hour shifts, Monday - Friday

#130466 Interviewer and Data Coordinator

Filing Deadline: Wed 6/26/2024

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.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 06/14/2024for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 06/26/2024. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

Department of Pediatrics is one of the largest departments within the UCSD School of Medicine with comprehensive clinical programs, extensive basic science and clinical research, and diverse educational opportunities for students, residents and fellows. The internationally renowned faculty play a major role in medical and graduate student training, providing educational and programmatic offerings that span several disciplines, and provide diversity to meet the interests of a broad spectrum of students and scholars.

More than one hundred trainees at the graduate student and postdoctoral level, as well as more than 300 professional, research and administrative staff who along with the department administrators interact closely with the faculty. The diverse mix of ages, backgrounds, and talents creates a robust work environment with challenging career opportunities and a commitment to continued growth potential. We constantly seek to recruit highly motivated, technologically-advanced and interested individuals to become a part of our dynamic cutting-edge research, clinical, and educational environment.

The Division of Environmental Science & Health is involved in four major areas: 1) providing clinical services to patients with birth defects and developmental disabilities, 2) providing public health services in counseling patients, providers and education to the public about pregnancy and lactation exposures and their impact on child development and health, 3) a teaching program that includes undergraduate students, graduate students in epidemiology, medical students, and post -doctoral students, pediatrics, epidemiology, health behavior, global health, pharmacy, and other specialties; and 4) conducting clinical research to better understand the causes, prevention and treatment of birth defects and developmental disabilities. Research programs and projects within the Division involve federal, state and industry sponsored grants and contracts totaling over $60 million. These encompass national and international studies that require complex interrelated infrastructure and shared resources both within the Division and with collaborators and subcontractors outside the Division.

Under supervision of the Study/Research Manager, the Clinical Research Coordinator Assistant is responsible for coordinating multiple prospective research studies at MotherToBaby Pregnancy Studies, Center for Better Beginnings. The responsibilities include 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. Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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.

  • Fluent speaking, reading, and writing in French.

  • Experience using database, word processing and spreadsheet applications such as Velos, Access, Excel and MS Word.

  • Ability to understand participant eligibility requirements and potential toxicities.

  • Experience with patient interviewing to determine eligibility protocol management.

  • Experience interpreting medical charts, experience in abstracting data from medical records.

  • Experience with clinical trials participant or study subject recruitment.

  • Excellent 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.

  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with diverse groups, including professional and non-professional staff and clients.

  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in working with medical records, medical terminology, medications and pharmaceutical terminology, and birth defects terminology.

  • Ability to read and understand medical records, and abstract required information.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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 working with FDA policies regulating clinical trials.

  • Experience coordinating study startup activities.

  • Experience providing in-service training to various research personnel on protocols, processes, and procedures.

  • Knowledge of x-rays, scans, and other diagnostic procedures. Knowledge of pregnancy-related terminology and tests.

  • Experience collecting data and completing clinical trials case report forms or interview and abstraction forms via hard copy and online.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.

  • 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.

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.

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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