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The Research Study Coordinator will provide research support for randomized controlled behavioral trials regarding tobacco research at Family Health Centers of San Diego. Responsible for coordinating and managing tobacco research behavioral intervention at clinics including providing all aspects of protocol management, including screening for patient eligibility, data collection and analysis, ensuring protocol compliance, and maintenance of accurate and complete research files.
Duties include managing research study staff, managing recruitment efforts, training staff on scheduling and conducting study clinic visits, monitoring participants' compliance and completion of study requirements, quality control, data entry and providing general support to principal investigators in tobacco research. Lead project management, contribute to project start up ideas; create new study documents, IRB amendments, establish relationships with community clinics within the Family Health Centers of San Diego. Finalize statements of work, supervise and/or conduct study assessments, and purchase study supplies. Participate in regular study meetings and lead study staff and team (outside medical assistants and health coaches) to maintain detailed databases and reports of participant flow throughout the study.
Assist the regulatory department with Human subjects submissions, renewals, and safety reports. Directly communicate with assigned research team members, including attending weekly meetings. Provide direct assistance to the PI in reviewing and verifying university research account statements, professional fee statements, and invoicing. Other duties assigned as needed.
Theoretical knowledge of biology, microbiology, social sciences, clinical sciences as typically attained by a Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Demonstrated experience performing clinical research duties in a clinical research environment.
Experience using statistical software applications. Knowledge of database, word processing and spreadsheet applications such as Velos, RedCap, Access, Excel and MS Word.
Proven experience interpreting medical charts and abstracting data from medical records.
Knowledge of National Institute of Health (NIH), Good Clinical Practice (GCP), Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP), Human Resource Protection Program (HRPP), IATA Shipping of Blood Specimens, and Bloodborne Pathogens.
Experience with clinical trials participant or study subject recruitment. Experience coordinating study startup activities.
Experience providing in-service training to various research personnel on protocols, processes, and procedures.
Excellent planning and organizational skills and ability to work in a changing, multiple-demand setting in order to prioritize a large volume of work and meet deadlines efficiently and accurately.
Effective interpersonal, as well as written and verbal c
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