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Clinical Research Coordinator I - Cheng Lab, Heart Institute

Employer
Cedars-Sinai
Location
Los Angeles, California
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
29 Aug 2024

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Discipline
Health Science
Job Type
Researcher
Employment - Hours
Full time
Duration
Permanent
Qualification
PhD
Sector
Hospital
Job Description

The Smidt Heart Institute reflects Cedars-Sinai's steadfast dedication to heart disease and research innovation giving patients access to the highest level of care. Year after year, thousands of people trust their hearts to Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai. Our cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and specialized care teams treat the full spectrum of heart disease and disorders, while our investigators continue to advance the field with groundbreaking, life-saving research. From genetic counseling and targeted drug therapies to a growing array of minimally invasive procedures, Cedars-Sinai continues to stand at the forefront of technology, innovation and discovery improving patient outcomes.

Join our team and use your skill with an organization known nationally for excellence in research!

Job Summary:

The Clinical Research Coordinator I works independently providing study coordination, screening of potential patients for protocol eligibility, presenting non-medical trial concepts and details, and participating in the informed consent process. Responsible for accurate and timely source documents, data collection, documentation, entry, and reporting including timely response to sponsor queries. Responsible for compiling and reporting on each study including information related to protocol activity, accrual data, workload, and other research information. Presents study information at regular research staff meetings. Ensures compliance with all federal and local agencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board (IRB).

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Independent study coordination including screening of potential patients for protocol eligibility, presenting non-medical trial concepts and details to the patients, and participating in the informed consent process.

Schedules patients for research visits and procedures.

In collaboration with the physician and other medical personnel, documents thoroughly on Case Report Forms (CRFs) the following; changes in patient condition, adverse events, concomitant medication use, protocol compliance, response to study drug.

Maintains accurate source documents related to all research procedures.
Responsible for accurate and timely data collection, documentation, entry, and reporting including timely response to sponsor queries.

Schedules and participates in monitoring and auditing activities.

Responsible for compiling and reporting on each study including information related to protocol activity, accrual data, workload, and other research information; present this information at regular research staff meetings.

Notifies direct supervisor about concerns regarding data quality and study conduct.

Works closely with a regulatory coordinator or directly with the Institutional Review Board (IRB) to submit Adverse Events, Serious Adverse Events, protocol deviations, and Safety Letters in accordance with local and federal guidelines.

May perform other regulatory / Institutional Review Board duties, budgeting duties, and assisting with patient research billing and reconciliation.

Ensures compliance with all federal and local agencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board.

Maintains research practices using Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.

Maintains strict patient confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations and applicable law.

Participates in required training and education programs.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES

Regulatory - Ability to use discretion and maintain privacy, confidentiality, or anonymity; Maintains strict patient confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations and applicable law.

Regulatory - Ability to interpret and apply knowledge of State, Federal, and Agency standards to comply with regulations; Ensures compliance with all federal and local agencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board (IRB).

Communication - Ability to convey and receive written/verbal information to and from various audiences in different formats; Establishes effective working relationships with cross-functional teams.

Qualifications

Educational Requirements:

Assoc. Degree/College Diploma - Minimum
Bachelor's Degree (Science, Sociology, or related) - Preferred

Licenses:

Certification in Clinical Research (SOCRA, ACRP) - Preferred

Experience:

1 year of directly related experience - Minimum

Physical Demands:
  • Able to perform moderate lifting.
  • Able to sit, stand and walk for prolonged periods of time
  • Able to read papers and online documents.
  • Able to operate standard office equipment
  • Able to exercise physical ability and perspective acuity to satisfactorily perform essential job functions.


Req ID : 1941
Working Title : Clinical Research Coordinator I - Cheng Lab, Heart Institute
Department : Heart Institute
Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category : Academic / Research
Job Specialty : Research Studies/ Clin Trial
Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT
Primary Shift : Day
Shift Duration : 8 hour
Base Pay : $23.39 - $39.76

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