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The Moores Cancer Center is one of just 51 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 Data and Sample Assistant is responsible for assisting with the ongoing collection, quality assurance, and analysis of data for the Clinical Trials Office (CTO) Experimental Therapeutics study team. Assists with data entry, database corrections, and report generation using web-based databases. Cleans, organizes and imports/exports data files and generates several weekly and monthly reports for the Experimental Therapeutics (ET) study team. Assists in creating Standard Operating Procedures for accurate data entry and training of research staff. Communicates with clinical research project coordinators, Principal Investigators, study sponsors, CROs, and other research staff. Assists with follow-up requests for data as necessary and assure comprehensiveness of individual patient data records. Completes research data case report forms. Assists in the preparation for audits conducted by industry, national cooperative group and/or Clinical Trials Office. Assist with compiling and reviewing statistical data (new patients, relapses, deaths, admissions, number of transfusions, number of days on antibiotic therapy, etc.) and provide reports as requested by Principal Investigators. Assist with conducting EKG assessments. Assist with obtaining PI and clinic staff signatures on research documents. Assist with laboratory procedures while ensuring the integrity of the studies. Transport patient samples to lab per specifications and process for storage and shipment. Document the processing procedures and sample shipment information. The Clinical Data and Sample Assistant will maintain inventory and supplies relating to collection, processing, and shipping. Assist with coordination of specimen packaging and shipping with outside laboratories. Assist with sample management for investigators/coordinators and sponsors.
Theoretical knowledge in a biological life science or related discipline or equivalent education and experience.
Demonstrated ability and knowledge of using computer software applications including word processing and database applications and email. Accurate computer word-processing and database/data entry skills. Experience producing reports, graphs and/or spreadsheets to generate and track required data.
Demonstrated ability and willingness to handle blood for processing and shipping. Ability to handle patients' biological samples, process samples, and/or store and ship samples.
Familiarity with clinical research activities. Ability to read and follow clinical trials research protocols.
Ability to accurately collect, record, transcribe and synthesize clinical data.
Demonstrated ability to display consistent accuracy with great attention to fine details.
Strong organizational skills with ability to multi-task and meet ever changing priorities and timelines.
Capacity to work efficiently in a team environment with excellent oral and written communication skills.
Strong knowledge and proficiency of Word, Excel, Access and other databases.
Demonstrated experience interacting positively, constructively and effectively with staff, physicians, and general public.
Ability to maintain absolute confidentiality and communicate verbally and in writing with staff and physicians with professionalism, sensitivity and discretion.
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
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.