This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.
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The Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI) was established to provide education, training and infrastructure for clinical research in the San Diego area that encompasses four hospital systems, two universities and four biomedical research organizations. It has significant support through a Clinical and Translational Science Award funded by the National Center for Advancing Translational Science.
The clinical coordinator core is housed in the Center for Clinical Research, a division of the CTRI. Oversee Clinical Trials Administration and Regulatory compliance, coordination and documentation of specified pharmaceutical clinical trials and protocols. Responsible for development of protocols and execution of procedures. Responsible for ensuring that all procedures comply with regulatory procedures and standard operating procedures. Design case report forms for PI initiated and Sponsor provided protocols. Assume responsibility for multi-site clinical trials for the Clinical and Translational Research Institute and its partners, including Rady Hospital. Responsibilities include the development and maintenance of all study related documents and procedures for the FDA, CRO and Pharmaceutical Company; oversee execution of protocols to be conducted at the site; and coordinate, assign, and evaluate the activities of in-house coordinating staff to ensure FDA Compliance and Good Clinical Practice.
This position will require developing, updating and refining of Standard Operating Procedures. Additionally, responsible for study recruitment, including the innovation of screening process to improve patient and clinical trial databases. Responsible for performing protocol defined procedures as required. Independently collect and analyze scientific data for publication, identify and develop new clinical trial protocols, train and monitor research staff, medical students, fellows, hospital nurses assigned to these protocols. Incumbent is required to use Velos, a mandatory clinical trials management system that is used to track all patients enrolled in a clinical trial, track all scheduled visits and individual events performed at each visit and is used for studies that have a conventional care coverage analysis.
Strong theoretical knowledge and/or Bachelor's Degree in a life science; and/or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Bilingual in English and Spanish.
Must have current CPR certificate or ability to attain within two months of hire date.
Demonstrated experience in research protocol activation, marketing, outreach, recruitment and maintaining a research study cohort.
Demonstrated experience performing vital signs.
Proven experience with composing clinical trials reports including HRPP applications, protocol amendments, adverse event reports, close out documents, CRFs.
Strong ability to plan, organize and implement clinical trials with complex logistics involving various sites and multiple tasks and priorities.
Proven experience in maintaining quality control in clinical trial protocols, including adherence to the protocol requirements and data management.
Strong analytical and evaluative ability to evaluate clinical trial data and PI/Sponsor needs.
Excellent communication skills. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective relationships with staff of all levels, faculty and health care professionals.
Experience in analyzing research data, extracting pertinent data, analyzing and presenting data effectively.
Experience using clinical laboratory equipment including pipettes, centrifuges, ECG machines. Knowledge of good clinical practice guidelines.
Experience interpreting clinical findings to assure compliance with the protocol and prompt reporting of adverse events and protocol deviations.
Ability to read, understand, and learn study procedures from protocols. Ability to problem solve. Strong knowledge of the clinical research setting, protocols, principles, and standards. Excellent planning and organization skills.
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