| || 47844BR |
| || Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator |
| || 9336 Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator |
| || Mission Bay/Sandler Neurosciences Center |
| || Neurology / Memory and Aging Center |
| || Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm |
| || Days |
| || 8 Hours |
| || JOB OVERVIEW
Under the supervision of a Clinical Research Supervisor or Principal Investigator (PI), the Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator (Asst. CRC) will perform entry-level duties related to the support and coordination of clinical studies, and may receive training and development to prepare and advance for journey-level work at the next level within the series.
The Asst. CRC may be responsible for the coordination of one or two clinical research programs, one which will seek to enroll Chinese Americans into research on aging and cognition. Please note, fluency in Cantonese language, both written and verbal is required for this role.
The study will enroll older patients with neurodegenerative disease such as Alzheimer’s disease which causes cognitive and behavioral problems. The Asst. CRC with general guidance from the supervisor may schedule and conduct initial assessment of Chinese patients who only speak Chinese.
The Asst. CRC may be responsible for the coordination of one or more single or multi-site, active or follow-up clinical trials; help prepare protocols for study initiation; help design flow sheets, data forms and source documents; gather and interpret medical, surgical and laboratory data regarding clinical trial subjects; may apply understanding of inclusion/exclusion eligibility criteria for protocols; help recruit, enroll, register, schedule and retain study subjects; record protocol specific treatments and assure collection and shipment of samples; assist research personnel to keep patients on study schedules; complete study forms to submit to sponsors and/or appropriate agencies; collect, enter and clean data into study databases, maintaining data quality; assist with data analysis; assist with preparation of reports and tables; and attend team meetings.
Throughout the Department of Neurology at UCSF, our mission is to deliver superb patient care, to apply state-of-the-art translational research methods to discover the causes of and treatments for human nervous system disorders, and to educate each generation of medical students, neurology residents and postdoctoral fellows. By fostering cross-disciplinary interactions among scientists around the world, we accelerate the pace of discovery and champion the University's global health initiatives.
UCSF MEMORY AND AGING CENTER
The mission of the UCSF Memory and Aging Center is to provide the highest quality of care for individuals with cognitive problems, to conduct research on causes and cures for degenerative brain diseases, and to educate health professionals, patients and their families.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.
| || • Fluency in Cantonese language, verbally and in reading
• HS graduation and sufficient experience and demonstrated skills to successfully perform the assigned duties and responsibilities
• Proficiency with Outlook, Excel, and Word, and experience with in database utilization
• Ability to work with geriatric and cognitively impaired individuals
• Excellent verbal and written communications and presentation skills; excellent organizational skills; and excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively in a diverse team
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
• Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, team-based environment; project management and coordination skills; ability to prioritize tasks and meet multiple deadlines on concurrent projects
• Ability to establish cooperative working relationships with patients, co-workers, & physicians
Note: Fingerprinting and background check required. Effective March 13, 2017, all final candidate(s) for employment are required to undergo a background check.
| || • Fluency in Mandarin language (in addition to Cantonese, which is required)
• Coursework in human or cognitive neuroscience
• Experience administering cognitive tests
• Experience working with patients or study subjects
• Demonstrated proficiency with medical terminology
• Ability to abstract data from medical records and transfer it to data collection forms or directly into databases
| || n/a |
| || Part Time |
| || 50% |
| || The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. |