Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/11/2017
Job Category:
Research
Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
Clinical Research Coordinator
(This job is no longer available)
UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
The incumbent is primarily responsible for coordination of the research activities in Hematology/Oncology on the Translational Research Team under the direction of Faculty, Team Leader, Director, and Division MSO. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that protocol procedures have been completed accurately, safely, and in a timely manner. This includes responsibility for assessment and patient intervention under the supervision of the Principal Investigator and the Site Investigator. Additional responsibilities include IRB compliance, patient recruitment and enrollment, data collection, research chart documentation, quality assurance, report preparation protocol information dissemination to health care professionals, patients and their family members. The incumbent is also responsible for training clinical staff on protocols and study related procedures. The study coordinator will complete and review investigational drug logs for appropriate documentation and regulatory committee submissions. Occasional travel to UCLA and travel between sites required.

Job 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. Effective interpersonal skills to interact professionally and diplomatically with patients, families, sponsors, co-workers, investigators and others. Demonstrated skill in prioritizing workflow to meet deadlines, often under pressure of conflicting demands, while maintaining accuracy and effectiveness of work. Problem solving skill to work effectively, meet research goals, with minimal supervision. Demonstrated computer skills using Word, Excel, 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. Skill in preparation of accurate and timely annual reports and statistical information on all protocols as needed. Valid California State Driver's License and car to travel between research sites and to UCLA. (Subject to DMV Pull Notice).

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.