Clinical Trials Study Coordinator-Surgery-Westwood

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Responsibilities

Under the direction of Principal Investigator, you will function as a Clinical Trials Study Coordinator in the Liver Transplant
Research office in the Department of Surgery /Division Liver Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery. In this role, your primary responsibility is to serve as Study Coordinator and Data Manager for clinical trials by assuring compliance with all aspects of individual studies.

You will be responsible for ensuring that protocol procedures have been completed accurately, safely, and in a timely manner. This includes the responsibility for research assessment and patient intervention under the supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI). All relevant IRB, regulatory and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines must be adhered to in addition to ensuring the timely coordination and completion of study related procedures for which the coordinator is responsible. Further, this position requires that the you participate in patient recruitment and enrollment, data collection, source documentation, quality assurance, regulatory submissions of events as needed, protocol dissemination to health care professionals (via in-services and meetings), patients and family members.
Qualifications
  • Demonstrated clinical research experience, with basic knowledge of subject matter,
    including working knowledge of good clinical practices for clinical research.
  • Ability to work in more than one environment, travels to participating hospitals, and attend off site staff meetings, conferences, and investigator meetings.
  • Ability to work efficiently and complete tasks with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills to handle multiple clinical research projects for efficiency and cost-effectiveness, including handling work delegated by more than one individual.
  • Experience in performing evaluations and interventions under the direction of the Principal Investigator with Liver transplant/oncology patients using strong clinical judgment and up to date oncology knowledge.
  • Excellent English verbal and writing communication skills to convey and obtain information to and from investigators, patients, families, sponsors and co-workers.
  • Problem solving skill to work effectively, meet research goals, with minimal supervision.
  • Skill in preparation of accurate and timely annual reports and statistical information on all protocols, as needed.
  • Minimum of one year experience in area of clinical research.
  • Knowledge of the UCLA School of Medicine and hospital patient care processes preferred
  • Experience with maintaining clinical trial case report forms and proper reports based on study guidelines.
  • Ability to work flexible hours and travel between department clinics and research sites, as needed.

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.

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