Senior Clinical Research Coordinator

The Senior
Clinical Research Coordinator is primarily responsible for coordination of the
research activities in Clinical Research Unit within the Division of
Hematology/Oncology under the direction of the investigators, Faculty Director
of the JCCC CRU, and the senior management team (Director of Research, Medical
Director, and Director of Finance and Administration). The Senior Clinical
Research Coordinator incumbent is 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. All relevant 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 individual 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. This position also
entails responsibilities related to budget development and preparation for
studies, drug accountability and review. Qualifications
* Demonstrated clinical research experience, with in-depth knowledge of clinical oncology, including working knowledge of good clinical practices for clinical research.* Ability to work in more than one environment, travel to participating hospitals, and attend off site staff meetings, conferences and investigator meetings.* Demonstrated organizational skills to handle multiple clinical research projects for efficiency and cost-effectiveness, including handling work delegated by more than one individual.* Experienced in performing nursing assessments and interventions under the direction of the Principal Investigator with acutely ill oncology patients using strong clinical judgment and up to date oncology knowledge.* Ability to work flexible hours to accommodate research procedures and deadlines.* Excellent English verbal and writing communication skills to convey and obtain information to and from investigators, patients, families, sponsors and co-workers.* Demonstrated computer skills using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, e-mail and databases to create reports, correspondence and other documents as required.* Ability to supervise data management personnel in the performance of data collection and management activities.* Valid California State Driver's License and car to travel between UCLA research sites.* Bachelor's degree in related field of science, health care or medicine.
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.