#105091 Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator
Company: University of California - San Diego Medical Cente
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 23, 2020
#105091 ASSISTANT CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR
Filing Deadline: Thu 12/3/2020
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 07/27/20 for
consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants
should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 08/06/20. Eligible Special
Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for
The Department of Medicine (DOM) is the largest department within
the UCSD School of Medicine and is responsible for fulfilling the
teaching, research, and clinical missions of the University of
California, San Diego School of Medicine. The department employs
approximately 500 salaried faculty, 168 academic appointees, 331
residents, fellow and postdocs and 479 staff personnel.
Reporting directly to director of cardiovascular clinical research.
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.
Under supervision, the Clinical Research Coordinator Ast. will be
assigned to coordinate multiple federally funded and industry
sponsored research studies involving human subjects that are being
conducted in the UCSD Cardiovascular Institute and at other local
locations. Assist with initiation, implementation and management of
clinical trials. Ensure compliance with goals and objectives of
research protocols and with state and federal regulatory
guidelines. Duties include but not limited to: interpreting
research protocols; recruiting subjects; screening for eligibility
including obtaining vital signs, ECGs, height and weight;
monitoring and timely reporting of adverse events; toxicities and
protocol deviations; scheduling subjects visits; coordinating
clinical, laboratory and data activities; processing and submitting
laboratory specimens; collecting and entering research data;
maintaining accurate and complete clinical research files and
patient medical charts.
Update study and patient records in the University approved
Clinical Trial Management System (VELOS) on a consistent basis.
Working directly with Human Research Protection Program (HRPP),
submitting new protocol applications, amendments, safety reports
and annual renewals, as needed. Act as liaison between the
Principal Investigators, the HRPP and study sponsors.
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, Access, Excel and MS Word.
Experience with laboratory procedures and values and experience in
interpreting them to determine patient eligibility and potential
Demonstrated experience working with FDA policies regulating
Proven experience in medical assessment and patient interviewing to
determine toxicities related to protocol management.
Proven experience maintaining files and keeping records. Experience
completing clinical trials case report forms via hard copy and
Demonstrated experience interpreting medical charts, experience in
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.
Demonstrated experience with clinical trials participant or study
Demonstrated experience coordinating study startup activities.
Experience providing in-service training to various research
personnel on protocols, processes, and procedures.
Thorough knowledge of x-rays, scans, and other diagnostic
Strong planning and organizational skills. Ability to work in a
changing, multiple-demand setting in order to prioritize a large
volume of work and meet deadlines efficiently and accurately.
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
(using grammatically correct written English and accurate typing)
to interact with a diverse population. Excellent phone etiquette
Ability to interact effectively with diverse groups, including
professional and non-professional staff and clients. Ability to
work independently. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
* Certification as a Clinical Research Associate or
* Experience in a Cardiology research setting is highly
* Experience working with research bulk accounts.
* Experience with investigational drug authorization criteria.
* Employment is subject to a criminal background check and
* Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San
Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care,
biomedical research, education, and community service. Our
facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer
Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye
Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient
clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated
Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county.
We invite you to join our dynamic team!
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