Clinical Research Assistant

Responsibilities

Participate in all research activities as
part of the clinical research team located at team located at UCLA/UCLA Santa
Monica and Westwood while under the direction of the team leaders,
investigators, Financial Administrative Office (FAO), Faculty Director, Medical
Director, and Senior Research Director (Senior Management) of the JCCC
CRU. The Clinical Research Assistant is responsible for completing the
data management of clinical research studies, protocol related tasks, assisting
with shipment of specimens, and administrative functions of the oncology
research unit, according to good clinical practice, JCCC CRU standard operating
policies, UCLA Institutional Review Board, and government regulations.

This includes
responsibility for collection and transcription of research patient data and
study related information into research records and assists with maintenance of
study patient files to fulfill research requirements. Will be responsible for
working with study monitors to process and collect accurate data in a timely
manner and assist investigators and study coordinators in clinic settings. Work may be assigned by the manager, team leader, investigator or Senior
Management. Assignments may be changed on an as-needed basis in order to ensure
that studies and patient care needs are handled appropriately and in a timely
manner. Available occasionally to work flexible hours to meet study or CRU
deadlines and priorities.
Qualifications
Required:* Bachelor degree in chemistry, biology, nursing or other related field.* Working knowledge of 'Good Clinical Practices,' as defined by the 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 (Protected Health Information).* Demonstrated interpersonal skills to work with physicians, administrators, work colleagues, representatives from sponsors and others to achieve maximum efficiency in reaching and maintaining workplace goals in a professional manner.* Computer skills using PC platform computers with proficiency.* Demonstrated English writing skills to generate original correspondence, including reports, using correct grammar, syntax, and punctuation.Preferred:* Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to shift priorities to meet deadlines.* Skills in performing duties with frequent interruptions and/or distractions.* Willingness to travel between UCLA Westwood and Santa Monica Clinic.
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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