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The UCSD Stroke Center is one of the most innovative and productive stroke centers in the country, offering challenging career opportunities in the diverse areas of advanced educational programs, cutting-edge research, and state-of-the-art clinical services. The center is committed to offering a dynamic learning environment and growing opportunities to its talented and dedicated employees. Due to the expertise of the UCSD Stroke Center in developing Stroke related protocols, coordinating the operations and collecting, managing and analyzing data, the organization serves as the coordinating center for multiple clinical trials of varying sizes and complexity as well as a local sites under subcontracts funded by NIH and clinical trial agreements with industry.
Under supervision, the Stroke Research Coordinator (SRC) will be assigned to organize and coordinate the UCSD Stroke Center research studies. The SRC will assist with initiation, implementation and management of clinical trials, with an emphasis on acute, prevention, and recovery stroke trials. The SRC will be responsible to ensure compliance with goals and objectives of research protocols and with state and federal regulatory guidelines. The duties include but not limited to both hands on and/or oversight of: interpreting research protocols; arranging meetings; executing IRB and contractual agreements; recruiting subjects; screening for eligibility; monitoring and timely reporting of adverse events; toxicities and protocol deviations; scheduling subjects' visits; coordinating clinical, laboratory and data activities; collecting and entering research data; maintaining accurate and complete clinical research files and patient medical charts. The SRC will act as liaison between Principal Investigators, sub-investigators, research and clinical staff members, the HRPP and study sponsors. The SRC is responsible to work with each study site and organize and implement the protocol. The SRC will coordinate protocol implementation, timelines, prepare and evaluate study needs, creation and distribution of study checklists, make vendor recommendations to the PI as needed, coordinate the protocol training meeting, and develop the agenda and training curriculum for each site.
As a team member of the Stroke Center, the SRC will also cross cover other Stroke Center projects and assist with trial enrollment, follow up, and study needs as directed.
Theoretical knowledge of psychology such as typically acquired by a Bachelors degree in Sciences, Psychology, Public Health, or related field, or equivalent educational and work experience required.
Demonstrated experience in clinical research setting, clinical trials, and/or with data management in a clinical trials environment.
Demonstrated experience in clinical research trials and clinical trial protocol development and implementation. Knowledge of clinical trials components including statistics, study methodology, informed consent, eligibility, and adverse events. Demonstrated success and skill at researching, analyzing, and evaluating information for preparation of clinical research protocols. Experience with regulatory issues in clinical research.
Two or more years clinical trial experience as a study coordinator or equivalent.
Excellent project and time management skills combined with strong demonstrated organizational and multi-tasking skills. Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities, set timelines, manage projects including: planning, organizing, leading and controlling aspects for successful project completion.
Excellent verbal, written, and electronic communication skills that facilitate professional, effective, and courteous interaction with a diverse population including employees, faculty, researchers, participants, and regulatory agencies. Ability to effectively present information and recommendations effectively.
Working knowledge of basic medical research principles and medical terminology.
Demonstrated experience in developing long-term goals, initiatives, plans and programs, and evaluating work accomplishments. Proven ability to develop, analyze, and carry out program and project objectives and work with others in achieving organizational goals.
Demonstrated ability to make independent decisions, analyze situations, identify problems, develop innovative solutions, and initiate actions for effecti
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