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The Clinical Trials Research Coordinator will be responsible for multiple study protocols for the UCSD Electrophysiology Program. Under the supervision of the PI and research manager, responsibilities will include coordination and oversight of start-up procedures, study implementation, recruitment, subject screening, enrollment, and maintenance of subjects throughout the study. This includes coordinating with various organizations including the FDA, UCSD HRPP, CRO's, Sub-contractors and/or Pharmaceutical/Device companies as well as assisting multiple PIs with the day to day aspects of trials. Coordinator will be responsible for protocol development, writing proposals, data analysis, project-based assignments, progress reports and manuscripts, creating informational and recruitment materials, day to day patient activities, as well as acting as a liaison with other UCSD departments and community clinics/agencies for the purpose of implementation of studies. Assure compliance with state and federal regulatory guidelines. Oversee the quality of the medical and clinical research data. This position will require developing, updating and refining Standard Operating Procedures that serve as the basis for the Program at the site; developing and maintaining a study database, including monitoring and quality control of data.
Theoretical knowledge of a biological science such as Biology, Microbiology or a related field. Demonstrated knowledge of research methods.
Demonstrated experience conducting clinical trials. Proven experience in research protocol start up procedures, marketing, outreach, recruitment, and screening of research subjects.
Demonstrated experience with the management and design of protocols, data gathering, and evaluation.
Demonstrated experience taking patient history, evaluating patient problems and providing accurate and complete documentation in patient record.
Demonstrated experience collecting, evaluating, and interpreting routine standard lab tests on human subjects, i.e. blood tests, vital signs. Ability to read and interpret lab results and summarize scientific data.
Organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload effectively and efficiently to meet firm deadlines in an environment with multiple interruptions and changing priorities while exercising independent judgement, showing initiative and resourcefulness when making decisions.
Strong interpersonal, as well as written and verbal communication skills (using grammatically correct written English and accurate typing) to interact with a variety of personalities at all levels of the organization, exercising tact, mature judgment, diplomacy, and flexibility to promote positive working relationships and job effectiveness. Skill at negotiating with various personalities and developing internal and external network of contacts. Excellent phone etiquette skills.
Computer proficiency, including word processing, spreadsheet software and internet browser applications. Thorough database management skills.
Experience with cost accounting as applied to both University and Medical Center functions. Demonstrated knowledge of medical billing and collections guidelines and procedures.
Experience in data analysis and presentation.
Knowledge of and ability to operate various industry programs and vendor software.
Experience reading and interpreting EKGs.
Experience working in a cardiology department/setting.
Must be willing to travel to different locations (Hillcrest, La Jolla).
Must be willing to work weekends and evenings as needed.
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