The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) will work with faculty, fellows and residents to organize and participate in all operational aspects of ongoing clinical and health services research in Emergency Medicine. Working under the supervision of the Principal Investigators (PIs), the position s duties include enrolling patients in clinical studies, data entry and management, biospecimen collection and processing, attending and documenting the proceedings at relevant meetings, and preparing grant proposals and reports, peer-reviewed manuscripts, and abstracts. Additional duties will include completion of regulatory documents, Institutional Review Board applications, revisions and reports.
The CRC s duties may include, but will not be limited to supporting the management and coordinating the tasks of single or multiple clinical and health services research studies; acting as the intermediary between services and departments while overseeing data and specimen management; managing and reporting on study results; creating, cleaning, updating, and managing databases and comprehensive datasets and reports; managing Investigator s protocols in the Committee on Human Research online system, and completing renewals and modifications of protocol applications and the implementation of new studies with PI oversight. In addition, the CRC will participate in the review and writing of protocols to ensure institutional review board approval within University compliance; help assure compliance with all relevant regulatory agencies; oversee study data integrity; interface with departments to obtain UCSF approval prior to study initiation; complete and maintain all regulatory documents; report study progress to investigators; participate in manuscript, grant, and abstract preparation and submission; and participate in any internal and external audits or reviews of study protocols.
The Department of Emergency Medicine (DEM) provides emergency medical care to approximately 100,000 patients annually at the UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus, UCSF Benioff Children s Hospital at Mission Bay and Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center. The administrative staff supports the work of over 60 full-time and 28 part-time faculty members, a residency program, fellowship programs and over 300 house staff and students each year.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.\\,\\
Required Qualifications: HS graduation and sufficient experience and demonstrated skills to successfully perform the assigned duties and responsibilities
Attention to detail; strong interpersonal skills; excellent, effective verbal and written communication skills to coordinate with subjects, team members, other departments and outside institutions; and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment while working with a diverse subject population
Ability to work well independently, complete projects in a timely manner, and prioritize multiple projects to ensure the completion of essential tasks by deadlines
NOTE: FINGERPRINTING AND BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIRED.
Preferred Qualifications: Fluency in the usage of Committee of Human Research (CHR) online iMEDris system for submission, renewal, and modification of protocols through this system
Familiarity with data management/analysis programs, including some of the following: Microsoft Excel, Access, Stata, SASS/ SPSS, REDCap and Teleform programming platforms
Fluency in the usage of Microsoft Word
Familiarity with grant preparation, protection of human subjects, creating tables and figures for publication, manuscript preparation and submission
Obtaining research publications from library/online sources for literature searches
Understanding of patient population to create rapport and a relationship, while also giving insight to what is realistic and appropriate for patient participation
Experience with electronic medical records
Knowledge of UCSF and departmental policies for dealing with reimbursement, guidelines for research, confidentiality and HIPPA regulations, following the UCSF mission statement and purpose for research, and a clear understanding of policies and procedures on patient safety and confidentiality (electronic and hard copy medical records, patient charts, communication, etc.)
Knowledge of medical terminology, research policies and guidelines, guidelines for packing/shipping infectious substances
Experience applying the following regulations and guidelines:
Good Clinical Practice Guidelines
Health Information and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
The Protection of Human Research Subjects
CHR regulations for recruitment and consent of research subjects
Effective Cash Handling Procedures
Environmental Health and Safety Training
Fire Safety Training
Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of California San Francisco 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, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
University of California San Francisco Human Resources (UCSF)
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