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The Department of Neurosciences at UC San Diego and Rady Children's Hospital is seeking a motivated and experienced clinical research coordinator to assist in, although not limited to, clinical trials in neuromuscular medicine which includes conditions such as muscular dystrophy, neuropathy and other rare myopathies.
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.
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, experience in 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.
Strong 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.
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.
IRB/Ethics clinical trials writing, submission, and general policy experience.
Certification as a Clinical Research Associate or Coordinator.
Experience working with research bulk accounts.
Experience with investigational drug authorization criteria.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
Must be willing to travel to different locations (Rady Children's Hospital, ACTRI, La Jolla campus).
Must be willing to be vaccinated against common diseases encountered in health care.
Must be willing to carry and promptly respond to a pager/cell during working hours.
Must be able to obtain annual TB/fit test clearance.
Must have a CA driver's license and acceptable driving record to coordinate research procedures conducted at offsite locations: CTRI, Rady Children's Hospital.
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