| || 46486BR |
| || Clinical Research Coordinator |
| || 9335 Clinical Research Coordinator |
| || Mount Zion / Mission Bay / Parnassus |
| || Medicine / Cardiology |
| || Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm |
| || Days |
| || 8 Hours |
| || JOB OVERVIEW
The purpose of the Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) position is to carry out the needed tasks as a part of ongoing and future clinical and translational research projects in the Division of Cardiology.
Under the supervision of the Administrative Director of Clinical Research or the Principal Investigator (PI), the CRC will perform duties related to the support and coordination of clinical studies, and may receive training and development to prepare and advance to the next level within the series.
The CRC’s duties may include, but will not be limited to, support the management of and coordinate the tasks of single or multiple clinical research studies, depending on their size and complexity; act as intermediary between services and departments while overseeing data and specimen management; manage and report on study results; create, update, and manage databases and comprehensive datasets and reports; help to coordinate staff work schedules to ensure proper coverage; assist with training of Assistant CRCs, and assist Clinical Research Supervisor and/or Principal Investigator (PI) with oversight of other research staff; manage PI’s protocols in the Committee on Human Research (CHR) online system, as well as renewals and modifications of protocol applications and the implementation of new studies; participate in the review and writing of protocols to ensure institutional review board approval and University compliance; help assure compliance with all relevant regulatory agencies; oversee study data integrity; implement and maintain periodic quality control procedures; interface with departments to obtain UCSF approval prior to study initiation; maintain all regulatory documents; report study progress to investigators; and participate in any internal and external audits or reviews of study protocols.
MEDICINE / CARDIOLOGY
The Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, has developed a clinical research infrastructure within the Division. The goals are to increase industry-sponsored research, create a system that will assist a physician within the division to operationalize an investigator-initiated study, and to develop a general cardiology cohort study.
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.
| || • HS graduation and sufficient experience and demonstrated skills to successfully perform the assigned duties and responsibilities
• Attention to detail; strong interpersonal skills; excellent, effective verbal and written communication skills to coordinate with subjects, team members, other departments and outside institutions; and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment while working with a diverse subject population
• Ability to work well independently, complete projects in a timely manner, and prioritize multiple projects to ensure the completion of essential tasks by deadlines
• Demonstrated ability to exercise tact and discretion in sensitive communications with patients and others. Demonstrated ability in handling a variety of confidential information appropriately
• Demonstrated positive interpersonal skills and problem solving abilities
• Willing to travel (limited travel for investigator meetings)
Note: Physical/health screening, fingerprinting and background check required.
| || • Experience in clinical cardiology and clinical/cardiovascular research
• Science, research, or medical background
• Proficiency in the use of Committee of Human Research (CHR) online iMEDris system for submission, renewal, and modification of protocols through this system
• Understanding of patient population to create rapport, while also giving insight to what is realistic and appropriate for patient participation
• Experience with electronic medical records
• Knowledge of UCSF and departmental policies for dealing with reimbursement, guidelines for research, confidentiality and HIPAA regulations, following the UCSF mission statement and purpose for research, and a clear understanding of policies and procedures on patient safety and confidentiality (electronic and hard copy medical records, patient charts, communication, etc.)
• Knowledge of medical terminology, research policies and guidelines, guidelines for packing/shipping infectious substances, database building/analysis, and data management within some of the following: Access, Stata, SASS/ SPSS, and Teleform programming platforms
• Experience applying the following regulations and guidelines:
Good Clinical Practice Guidelines
Health Information and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
The Protection of Human Research Subjects
CHR regulations for recruitment and consent of research subjects
Effective Cash Handling Procedures
Environmental Health and Safety Training
Fire/ Life Safety Training
| || n/a |
| || Full Time |
| || 100% |
| || 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. |