Job Description

Payroll Title:
CLIN RSCH CRD AST
Department:
CANCER CENTER
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Moores Cancer Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
RX Contract
Total Openings:
1
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.

#118265 Research Study Coordinator

Extended Review Date: Mon 9/19/2022

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

This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 08/22/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 08/31/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

The Moores Cancer Center is one of just 52 NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the United States and the only one in San Diego County. As a consortium cancer center, it is a collaborative partnership between the UCSD: encompassing 14 departments (12 clinical, 2 basic sciences), 3 professional schools (School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Public Health), UCSD Health oncology hospitals and clinics; the basic and public health research and outreach of San Diego State University, and the basic and translational research of the La Jolla Institute of Immunology. These various programs and units are all dedicated to fulfilling the Moores Cancer Center's mission of reducing cancer's burden. As such, it ranks among the top centers in the nation conducting the continuum of cancer research, providing advanced patient care, and serving the community through outreach and education programs.

As a top-ranking, future-oriented organization, we offer challenging career opportunities in a fast-paced and innovative environment. Moores Cancer Center Business Office follows a progressive philosophy of career-path development for its employees including opportunities for cross-training, professional development, and progressive responsibility.

The Research Study Coordinator will provide research support for randomized controlled behavioral trials regarding tobacco research at Family Health Centers of San Diego. Responsible for coordinating and managing tobacco research behavioral intervention at clinics including providing all aspects of protocol management, including screening for patient eligibility, data collection and analysis, ensuring protocol compliance, and maintenance of accurate and complete research files.

Duties include managing research study staff, managing recruitment efforts, training staff on scheduling and conducting study clinic visits, monitoring participants' compliance and completion of study requirements, quality control, data entry and providing general support to principal investigators in tobacco research. Lead project management, contribute to project start up ideas; create new study documents, IRB amendments, establish relationships with community clinics within the Family Health Centers of San Diego. Finalize statements of work, supervise and/or conduct study assessments, and purchase study supplies. Participate in regular study meetings and lead study staff and team (outside medical assistants and health coaches) to maintain detailed databases and reports of participant flow throughout the study.

Assist the regulatory department with Human subjects submissions, renewals, and safety reports. Directly communicate with assigned research team members, including attending weekly meetings. Provide direct assistance to the PI in reviewing and verifying university research account statements, professional fee statements, and invoicing. Other duties assigned as needed.

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.

  • Demonstrated experience performing clinical research duties in a clinical research environment.

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

  • Proven 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 with clinical trials participant or study subject recruitment. Experience coordinating study startup activities.

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

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills and ability to work in a changing, multiple-demand setting in order to prioritize a large volume of work and meet deadlines efficiently and accurately.

  • Effective 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.

  • Experience with health education and promotion of health behavior.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certification as a clinical research associate or coordinator.
  • Experience in medical assessment and patient interviewing to determine toxicities related to protocol management.
  • Experience with UCSD systems, policies, and procedures.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • Must be able to obtain annual TB/Fit test clearances.
  • 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!

Applications/Resumes are accepted for current job openings only. For full consideration on any job, applications must be received prior to the initial closing date. If a job has an extended deadline, applications/resumes will be considered during the extension period; however, a job may be filled before the extended date is reached.

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.

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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