#98901 Clinical Research Coordinator
Company: University of California - San Diego Medical Cente
Location: San Diego
Posted on: April 18, 2019
#98901 CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR
Filing Deadline: Fri 4/19/2019
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 04/10/19 for
consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants
should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 04/19/19. Eligible Special
Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for
The UCSD Moores Cancer Center (MCC) is one of only 40 National
Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the
United States. This designation is reserved for cancer centers with
the highest achievements in cancer research, clinical care,
education, and community contributions. Moores Cancer Center
strives to stay at the forefront of emerging cancer research in a
patient centric environment.
Principal Investigators (PIs) in the MCC conduct clinical trials to
test new treatments for people affected by cancer. The goal is to
find better ways to prevent cancer, treat cancer, and care for
cancer patients. The disease teams at the MCC aim to expand the
opportunities for advanced therapeutic studies to be written,
opened, and maintained, and to increase the number of cancer
patients enrolled clinical trials.
The focus of the research is cancer symptom intervention studies
with an emphasis on novel drug development. Reporting directly to
the Disease Team Project Manager, the Clinical Research Coordinator
coordinates the clinical research efforts of the Moores UCSD Cancer
Center Clinical Trials Office.
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.
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.
Proven experience with clinical trials participant or study subject
recruitment. Experience working with FDA policies regulating
Experience with laboratory procedures and values and experience in
interpreting them to determine patient eligibility and potential
Proven experience in medical assessment and patient interviewing to
determine toxicities related to protocol management.
Demonstrated experience interpreting medical charts and abstracting
data from medical records.
Experience using statistical software applications. Knowledge of
database, word processing and spreadsheet applications such as
Velos, Access, Excel and MS Word.
Excellent interpersonal, and written and verbal communication
skills (using grammatically correct written English and accurate
typing) to interact with diverse population. Excellent phone
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.
* Certification as a clinical research associate or
* Knowledge of hematology/oncology.
* Ability to differentiate various cancers by stage, histology, and
site to determine patient eligibility for protocols and assure
* Employment is subject to a criminal background check and
* 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.
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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