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#104545 Clinical Research Assistant

Extended Review Date: Tue 6/23/2020

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 04/29/20 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 05/11/20. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

Reporting directly to Department Business Officer and Research Faculty lead. 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.

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

  • Demonstrated 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.

  • Demonstrated experience working with FDA policies regulating clinical trials.

  • Demonstrated experience interpreting medical charts, experience in abstracting data from medical records.

  • Proven 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.

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

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

  • Excellent interpersonal. Strong written and verbal communication skills (using grammatically correct written English and accurate typing) to interact with a diverse population. Strong phone etiquette skills.

  • Proven ability to interact effectively with diverse groups, including professional and non-professional staff and clients. Ability to work independently. Ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Strong planning and organizational skills. Ability to work in a changing, multiple-demand setting in order to prioritize a large volume of work and meet deadlines efficiently and accurately.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certification as a Clinical Research Associate or Coordinator.
  • 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 obtain background check clearance, physical clearance and TB test clearance.
  • 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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UC San Diego School of Medicine
Payroll Title:
CLIN RSCH CRD AST
Department:
UROLOGY
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
RX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

 

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