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UCLA Health Clinical Research Coordinator-Westwood in Los Angeles, California

Responsibilities

As our Clinical Research Coordinator, you will be responsible for, and critically important to, the overall operational management of clinical research activities. The CRC has direct responsibility for implementing a diverse portfolio of research activities for one or more studies which may include multicenter clinical trials (both NIH and industry-sponsored), local investigator-initiated clinical trials, and/or programmatic clinical research activities, such as a clinical database and biorepository.

Essential to this role is a close collaboration with the Principal Investigator (PI) of each study, to facilitate timely study progress reporting to the PI and enabling appropriate PI oversight and study management. Our Research Coordinator will be responsible for working with the Principal Investigators, Sub-Investigators, support staff, federal and state agencies, industry partners, and other collaborative departments to coordinate and manage investigator-initiated and sponsor-initiated clinical trials and research endeavors. This includes the responsibility for research assessment and patient intervention under the supervision of the Principal Investigator. You will drive processes to ensure that studies meet institutional operational research objectives as well as ethical obligations to research participants. In addition, you will be expected to manage other research related projects, as assigned, and is expected to solve potential challenges collaboratively and with professionalism and determination.

*Contract, may become career

Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree in Science or related field strongly preferred

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of current medical terminology to accurately read entries in patient charts and record accurately and timely, information into study records and other appropriate research data forms.

  • Clinical research experience, with in depth knowledge of respective therapeutic area as it pertains to clinical trials and studies.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of 'good clinical practices' for clinical research as defined by ICH and FDA.

  • Demonstrated organizational skills to efficiently and effectively provide data management/monitoring support for multiple clinical trials and projects, providing accurate information in a timely manner.

  • Demonstrated understanding of confidential information, how it is defined, and demonstrated skill in maintaining confidential status of such information.

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize workload to meet demands of PI's, Sponsor and FDA.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of all components of the research process as it pertains to clinical trials and studies, i.e., IRB procedures and processes, data management, , etc.

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

UCLA Health welcomes all individuals, without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin or disabilities, and we proudly look to each person’s unique achievements and experiences to further set us apart.

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