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Clinical Associate Research Coordinator - Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute

Company: The E.W. Scripps Company
Location: San Diego
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation's Top 100 Places to Work.

You'll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you're open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.

Housed within Scripps Health, Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute (SWDI) is Southern California's leading diabetes center of excellence, committed to providing the best evidence-based diabetes screening, education and patient care across Scripps Hospitals and clinics, and in the surrounding community. Founded in 1981, SWDI's mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals with pre-diabetes, gestational diabetes , type 1 and type 2 diabetes through diverse programs, including diabetes self-management education, behavioral health, clinical research, diabetes prevention, retinal screenings, and professional training and education. SWDI's interdisciplinary team is comprised of endocrinologists, psychologists, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and dietitians, diabetes educators, and researchers. Our current portfolio of research projects is funded by the National Institutes of Health and non-federal sponsors, and evaluates a variety of pharmacological, device, behavioral, and psychological interventions to improve the quality of life for individuals living with diabetes.

Responsibilities of the Research Coordinator include:

  • Functions as a liaison between the organization, investigators, and the research sponsors.
  • Responsible for planning, implementation and oversight of a variety of clinical trials, maintains compliance with all applicable institutional, state and federal regulations in collaboration with investigator.
  • Performs independently as a project manager to coordinate all aspects of clinical research projects including administrative functions and clinical functions per scope of practice.
  • Other responsibilities include recruiting, retaining, motivating and educating research patients in clinical trials, training other research personnel in research procedures, oversees research finances and tracking patient enrollment.
  • Works with other disciplines to execute trials, and acts as patient advocate to contribute to the overall research objectives of the program. This is a permanent, full time, hourly position with varied shifts located on the campus of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla.

    Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:
    • 2 years clinical trials or healthcare experience.
    • Advanced written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Strong prioritization, organizational, and problem solving skills.
    • Strong motivator/communicator in a compact clinical team working with aggressive timelines.
    • Strong computer skills with Microsoft Office software. Required Certification/Registration:
      • CCRP or CCRC required within 1 years of date of hire.
      • BLS. Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification:
        • BS or BA.
        • 3 years clinical trials experience with an Associate's degree.
        • 4 years clinical trials experience as Medical Assistant or Lab technician.
        • Proficiency in medical terminology.

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