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Quality Assurance Coordinator
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
The Quality Assurance Coordinator will participate in all research activities as part of the clinical research team of the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, located at UCLA and the Translational in Research Oncology-United States (TRIO-US) Network, under the direction of the investigators, Faculty Director of the JCCC CRU, and Senior Management (Director of Research, Medical Director, and Director of Finance and Administration). Work with study teams and Network staff to ensure patients enrolled on study have met study eligibility requirements, and have accurate, complete eligibility documentation. Research patient source documentation is accurate and complete. Ensure research patients are managed and treated according to the study protocol. Ensure research patient data is accurate, complete and timely. Assist with sponsor and regulatory audit preparation. Work with staff and faculty on training and re-training based upon quality assurance and control reviews. Act as a resource for study staff and faculty with regards to study related procedures, study deadlines and requirements. Work assignments may be changed on an as-needed basis in order to ensure study and patient care needs are handled appropriately and in a timely manner. Hours may be flexible and/or overtime in order to meet study deadlines and requirements.

Job Qualifications
Demonstrated working knowledge of current medical terminology specific to oncology, to accurately read entries in patient charts and record accurately and timely, information into study records and other appropriate research data forms. Clinical research experience, with in depth knowledge of clinical oncology as it pertains to clinical trials and studies. Demonstrated knowledge of "good clinical practices" for clinical research 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, how it is defined, and demonstrated skill in maintaining confidential status of such information. Demonstrated ability to prioritize workload to meet demands of PI's, Sponsor and FDA. Demonstrated knowledge of all components of the research process as it pertains to clinical trials and studies, i.e., IRB procedures and processes, data management, etc. Demonstrated interpersonal skills to work with patients, their families/ guardians, physicians, administrators, work colleagues, representatives from sponsors and other to achieve maximum efficiency in reaching and maintaining workplace goals in a professional manner. Ability to understand that work may be delegated by more than one person, depending on the individual needs of the clinical study and to carry out job responsibilities as assigned in a timely manner. Notify direct supervisor of any conflicts in demand on time or priorities. Computer skills using PC platform computers with proficiency in Excel, Word, FileMaker pro to enter data and generate correspondence accurately. Demonstrated English writing skills to generate original correspondence, including reports, using correct grammar, syntax and punctuation. Demonstrated English verbal skills to obtain and convey accurate information, explaining research protocol to patients and other staff. Ability to attend off-site staff meetings, conferences and investigators meetings. Knowledge of medical terminology.

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.