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#103304 Senior Clinical Research Coordinator

Extended Review Date: Mon 3/23/2020

This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 12/27/2019 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 01/03/2020. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

The Moores Cancer Center is one of just 49 in the United States to hold a National Cancer Institute (NCI) designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center. As such, it ranks among the top centers in the nation conducting basic and clinical cancer research, providing advanced patient care and serving the community through outreach and education programs.

The Cancer Center's mission is to translate promising scientific discoveries into new and better options for the care of patients with cancer. The Center supports one of the broadest ranges of cancer activities in the nation – from fundamental and translational cancer research in molecular genetics and advanced molecular therapeutics, and from population studies of cancer incidence to community education about cancer prevention and risk reduction.

The Clinical Trials Office provides diagnosis and management of benign and malignant tumors for inpatients and outpatients. Under general direction, incumbent will coordinate and oversee start-up procedures, implementation, recruitment, screening, enrollment, and maintenance of subjects. Create informational and recruitment materials and act as a liaison with other UCSD departments and agencies for the purpose of implementation of studies. The Senior Clinical Research Coordinator will plan, develop and implement start-up procedures for multiple phase I-III research studies in assigned disease team as well as lead, direct, and coordinator operational efforts. Assure compliance with state and federal regulatory guidelines. Oversee the quality of the medical and clinical research data. Provide direction and guidance to investigators. Provide education and information to the general public concerning the ongoing clinical trials. Assist PIs with proposals, progress reports and manuscripts. Independently create original documents and policies for assigned disease teams. Work closely with federal and state regulatory officials.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong theoretical knowledge and/or Bachelor's Degree in a social science or basic science such as Biology, Microbiology or a related field and/or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

  • Experience in providing work direction and assisting supervisor in maintaining an efficient medical research team.

  • Experience performing clinical research duties in a clinical research environment such as CRO, academic research institution, and/or a research hospital.

  • Strong experience in research protocol start-up procedures, including: study feasibility, study activation and IRB processes, and qualification procedures. Strong experience in clinical trials research including budget negotiations and invoicing per clinical trial agreement.

  • Strong knowledge of investigational protocols (data management, query resolution, protocol design and protocol implementation). Working knowledge of medical and scientific terminology.

  • Strong knowledge of experimental protocols, data gathering, protocol design and evaluation.

  • Strong experience with research protocol in order to screen patients for eligibility, initiate treatment plan, collect specimens, and orient participating physicians.

  • Strong experience in clinical trials research.

  • Proven ability to find creative and innovative solutions to adjusting needs of the center. Ability to be resourceful and to understand the overall nature of work/responsibilities to establish useful resources and University contacts.

  • Working knowledge of medical and scientific terminology.

  • Excellent ability to organize/prioritize workload effectively to meet deadlines in an environment with multiple interruptions and changing priorities.

  • Excellent interpersonal, as well as written and verbal communication skills (using grammatically correct written English and accurate typing) to interact with a variety of personalities at all levels of the organization, exercising tact, mature judgment, diplomacy, and flexibility to promote positive working relationships and job effectiveness. Skill at negotiating with various personalities and developing internal and external network of contacts. Excellent phone etiquette skills.

  • Computer proficiency, including working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet software (Microsoft Office) and internet browser applications. Experience in conducting searches on the internet.

  • Demonstrated administrative experience, skill to coordinate complex activities and to use independent judgment to organize and prioritize office functions.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Possess a Clinical Research Coordinator Certificate, or Master's Degree.

  • Knowledge of cost accounting as applied to both University and Medical Center functions. Demonstrated knowledge of medical billing and collections guidelines and procedures.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

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

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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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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UC San Diego School of Medicine
Payroll Title:
CLIN RSCH CRD
Department:
CANCER CENTER/Clinical Trials Office
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Moores Cancer Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
RX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri

 

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