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Clinical Research Coordinator I - 129752

Job Description

This is a UC San Diego Internal Recruitment open to UCSD and UCSD Health Staff Only.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 05/22/2024 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 05/24/2024. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

The Moores Cancer Center (MCC) is one of just 54 NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the United States and the only one in San Diego County. As a consortium cancer center, it is a collaborative partnership between the UCSD: encompassing 28 departments, 6 schools School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Public Health, Jacobs School of Engineering, School of Biological Sciences & the School of Physical Sciences), UCSD Health oncology hospitals and clinics; the basic and public health research and outreach of San Diego State University (SDSU), and the basic and translational research of the La Jolla Institute of Immunology (LJI). These various programs and units are all dedicated to fulfilling the Moores Cancer Center's mission of reducing cancer's burden. As such, it ranks among the top centers in the nation conducting the continuum of cancer research, providing advanced patient care, and serving the community through outreach and education programs. As a top-ranking, future-oriented organization, we offer challenging career opportunities in a fast-paced and innovative environment. Moores Cancer Center follows a progressive philosophy of career-path development for its employees including opportunities for cross-training, professional development, and progressive responsibility.

The Clinical Trials Office (CTO) at UCSD's Moores Cancer Center administers many clinical trials on behalf of its member investigators, including trials sponsored by National Cancer Institute cooperative groups, pharmaceutical companies, and physician investigators.

Reporting directly to the Disease Team Project Manager, the Clinical Research Coordinator I is 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. Other duties assigned as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • 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.

  • 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 toxicities.

  • Experience working with FDA policies regulating clinical trials.

  • Experience in medical assessment and patient interviewing to determine toxicities related to protocol management.

  • Experience interpreting medical charts and 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.

  • Experience with clinical trials participant or study subject recruitment.

  • Experience coordinating study startup activities.

  • Experience providing in-service training to various research personnel on protocols, processes, and procedures.

  • Knowledge of x-rays, scans, and other diagnostic procedures.

  • Experience maintaining files and keeping records.

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills and 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, as well as written and verbal communication skills (using grammatically correct written English and accurate typing) to interact with a diverse population. Excellent phone etiquette skills.

  • Ability to work independently. Ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Experience completing clinical trials case report forms via hard copy and online.

  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with diverse groups, including professional and non- professional staff and clients.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.

  • Certification as a Clinical Research Associate or Coordinator.

  • Fluency in English and at least one of the following languages: Spanish, Korean, Vietnamese, Mandarin or Cantonese.

  • Experience working with research bulk accounts.

  • Experience with investigational drug authorization criteria.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

  • Must be able to travel to different locations and work weekends and evenings as needed.

  • Must be able to obtain annual TB/Fit test clearances.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $64,812 - $104,275 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $31.04 - $49.94

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).


UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

 

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