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The Department of Medicine is responsible for fulfilling the teaching, research, and clinical missions of the University of California, San Diego and employs over 500 full-time salaried faculty members and over 150 academic appointees. Staff personnel number over 800, in 9 bargaining units, including students, and volunteers. There are over 250 clinical faculties practicing at multiple sites and hospitals. Professional fee billings for the department exceed $50 million with collections of over $19 million per year. The total annual budget is approximately $200 million, which includes contract and grant revenues, clinical practice and medical center funds, and other state and private endowment funds.
Under the general supervision of the PI and directly reporting to the Clinical Research Manager, the Clinical Research Coordinator will make major contributions to the research efforts of the Electrophysiology Division.
Responsibilities will include coordination and oversight of startup procedures, study implementation, subject recruitment, screening, enrollment, and followup of subjects in multiple studies within the program.
The incumbent will be accepted to coordinate with various organizations including the FDA, UCSD HRPP, CRO's, Sub-contractors and/or Pharmaceutical/Device companies, as well as assisting multiple PIs with the day-to-day aspects of trials.
The coordinator will be responsible for protocol development, creating informational and recruitment materials, overseeing the project budget, and day-to-day patient activities, as well as acting as a liaison with other UCSD departments and community clinics/agencies for the purpose of implementation of these studies.
Additional duties will include: - Assisting with regulatory submissions, renewals, and safety reports. - Directly communicate with assigned physicians and attend monthly research meetings - Provide direct assistance to the Research Manager in reviewing and verifying university research account statements, professional fee statements, and invoicing. - Overseeing and training jr. staff members. - May be asked to assist with data analysis in preparation for reporting by the PI.
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 and expertise in conducting clinical trials. Proven experience in research protocol start up procedures, marketing, outreach, recruitment, and screening of research subjects.
Proven experience taking patient history, evaluating patient problems and providing accurate and complete documentation in patient record.
Proven knowledge of IRB and Human Subjects Research requirements, to include the informed consent and Patient's Bill of Rights.
Demonstrated experience collecting, evaluating, and interpreting routine standard lab tests on human subjects, i.e. blood tests, vital signs. Ability to read and interpret lab results and summarize scientific data. Experience processing and shipping human blood samples for onsite and offsite labs.
Demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload effectively and efficiently to meet firm deadlines in an environment with multiple interruptions and changing priorities while exercising independent judgement, showing initiative and resourcefulness when making decisions.
Strong 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, and flexibility to promote positive working relationships and job effectiveness. Skill at negotiating with various personalities and developing internal and external network of contacts. Excellent phone etiquette skills.
Demonstrated ability to interact in a professional manner with a diverse group of people to include, but not limited to study sponsors, clinical research organizations, internal teams, and funding agencies.
Demonstrated computer proficiency, including word processing, spreadsheet software and internet browser applications. Thorough database management skills.
High level of initiative and organizational ability, including a
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