Do you have a passion for the highest clinical quality and patient happiness? Would you like to use your expertise with an organization known nationally for excellence in cancer treatment, research and education? We would be happy to hear from you! Please consider the following exciting opportunity with one of the most outstanding and dynamic places to work in the medical field as your next career move.
The Angeles Clinic and Research Institute has established an international reputation for developing new cancer therapies, providing the best in experimental and traditional treatments, and expertly guiding and training the next generation of clinicians. You will be part of a team committed to bringing innovative therapeutic options to all those we serve with cancer. As part of this commitment, our program has been expanded to include Experimental Therapeutics (Phase I) and Drug Development programs. With this commitment strengthened, we can continue to make advances in cancer care.
Through our oncology clinical trials program, The Institute continues our ongoing commitment to offer excellence in research and patient care. We offer multiple cancer clinical trials in a wide range of cancerous tumors.
In this full-time position, you will function as support staff for the cancer research protocols. The Clinical Research Associate I will assist the research department with case report form (CRF) completion for all clinical research protocols sponsored by various pharmaceutical and biotech companies.
Summary of Essential Duties:
Coordinate data for completion of case report forms (CRFs), either paper or electronic data capture and perform data entry for clinical research trials and projects.
Reviews all clinical study records to ensure complete documentation in compliance with regulations.
Prepares charts for monitoring visits. Answers sponsor queries in a timely manner.
Obtain physician signatures on CRFs and other study documentation as needed.
Assists the research staff in meeting all data lock and query resolution deadlines.
Updates outside sponsors as needed on query resolution, outstanding number of CRFs, etc.
Provide support (including administrative/clerical) to staff and external sources related to current research projects.
Attend meetings and telephone conferences related to research activities as needed.
Act as liaison between research department and sponsor as needed to ensure timely CRF completion.
Maintain research charts and subject records. Obtain medical records, death certificates and death information for all subjects as needed.
Interact appropriately with other members of the clinical team and office personnel, communicating in a highly professional manner at all times.
Advise supervisor, physicians, administrator of potential or actual problems.
Participate in planning, workshops, evaluation meetings, and seminars, educational or administrative meetings as necessary or requested.
Review and adhere to department policies and procedures to maintain proficiency in operating guidelines.
Maintain confidentiality when performing all duties and responsibilities.
Demonstrate willingness to assist co-workers in completion of daily tasks or special projects to support the department's efficiency.
Maintain appropriate records, notification of time worked, vacations, seminars, and professional time commitments related to this position.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.