Clinical Research Coordinator: SOM: MED: Department of Public Health-Sacramento Campus
Department Description The Department of Public Health Sciences is a large, complex teaching and research department in the UC Davis School of Medicine. Our mission is to improve the health of people through population-based approaches by carrying out educational programs, epidemiologic research, public service and policy development Job SummaryFinal Filing Date : 11/18/19Salary Range : $26.55 to $42.69Salary Frequency : HourlyAppointment Type : CareerPercentage of Time : 100Shift Hour : 8 hoursLocation : MED: Public Health Sciences MIND InstituteCity : SacramentoUnion Representation : YesBenefits Eligible : Yes We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs. THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY ResponsibilitiesThis is a full time, career Clinical Research Coordinator position with an end date for funding purposes only of 6/30/21. Under the direction of the Clinical Director and supervised by the Study Supervisor, this position serves as one of the lead Clinical Research Coordinators (CRC) for the ReCHARGE study (Revisiting CHARGE- Childhood Autism Risks from Genetics and the Environment Study) and the ECHO (Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes) and ReCHARGE Study (Revisiting CHARGE- the Childhood Autism Risks from Genes and Environment Study), funded by the National Institutes of Health. Following the study protocol and strictly adhering to IRB and HIPAA regulations, the Clinical Research Coordinator directs an Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator, Junior Specialist, and/or Student Assistant to coordinate and facilitate subjects' participation in the clinical activities of this epidemiological study which involves one or more visits to the UC Davis MIND Institute, a 1-2 hour telephone interview and completion of self-administered forms and questionnaires and will primarily focus on clinic coordination and recruitment, while assisting with other study tasks, such as data entry and biological sample processing. Required Qualifications
Demonstrated experience in the execution of human research protocols. Knowledge of IRB Administration policies and procedures and HIPAA regulations and ability to monitor compliance by CHPs, Survey Workers, and Students.
Excellent organizational skills to schedule and coordinate between 30 and 40 clinic visits each month.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills to communicate with sensitivity and discretion to parents of children with developmental disabilities and experience working with children who have developmental disabilities.
Demonstrated skills and ability to lead a team of CHPs, and Students, engaged in a variety of tasks related to a large clinical research study, and ability to foster and maintain good morale among team members.
Knowledge and skill to establish appropriate work standards to achieve the highest productivity.
Knowledge of services and resources for people with developmental disabilities.
Demonstrated knowledge of the study objectives, procedures and policies desired.
Demonstrated ability to maintain positive and cooperative attitude even during unexpected schedule or priority changes, and retain interpersonal effectiveness.
Must be flexible and available to work evening and weekend hours according to appointment scheduling needs.
Demonstrated knowledge and ability to handle biohazard samples.
Computer skill and experience with database programs for the effective management of research data.
Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision, following study protocol.
Ability to prioritize tasks and assignments based on the needs of the research team and the research participants, seeking input from the Project Manager or Clinic Director when needed.
Ability to drive or travel to attend visits or other community and outreach events as needed.
Bachelor's degree in public health or science related field and/or equivalent experience, education and training.
Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) or the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) Certification?
Handling and processing of blood, urine, saliva, hair, and teeth.
Occasional overtime and evening and/or weekend shifts.
IRB and HIPAA certification must be completed once hired.
Valid California Driver's License.
Must participate in the DMV Pull Notice Program.
EEO The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.For Schools of Health (SOM and SON) on the UC Davis Health job search, please apply through the Davis Campus Job Listings To apply:
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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