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Neuromuscular Research Coordinator
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Serve as a Research Coordinator for clinical trials and research studies performed by faculty in the UCLA Division of Neuromuscular Diseases. These include multicenter NIH and company-sponsored trials of novel therapies for neuromuscular disease, natural history studies of neuormuscular diseases, and maintainence of a tissue bank for neuromuscular disease. Work will primarily be at the UCLA Westwood campus, with occasional activities at Olive View-UCLA, West LA VA Medical Center, and other hospitals on the West Side of Los Angeles. Schedule follow-up visits and study tests, perform structured interviews, and data abstraction from medical records. Assist study investigators with IRB, FDA, and other regulatory paperwork.

Job Qualifications
Strong organizational, administrative, and interpersonal skills to work with minimal to moderate supervision. Skill in working as part of a team and maintaining cooperative working relationships with members of the Trial staff, coordinating center and site personnel, sponsors, and the Los Angeles community. Skill in working independently to complete multiple and complex tasks in an environment with rapid changes in priorities. Experience in research coordination of clinical trials. Demonstrated ability to work independently in preparation of adverse event reports, and regulatory paperwork. Ability to attend to detail and extract data and document medical events with high fidelity. Proficient in Word and Excel Demonstrated experience performing laboratory experiments including biochemical assays and molecular biology.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.