Reports To: Director, Clinical Research Operations
Working Title: Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator
Cost Center: IR7679
Bargaining Unit: RX
Job Code: 009336
Job Location: UCI Campus - Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F
The incumbent is responsible for the timely and accurate collection and coordination of data submission to study sponsors ensuring quality control and leading to timely milestone payments. This includes responsibility for the compilation and transcription of research patient data and study-related information into case report forms (CRFs) into sponsor specific electronic data capture systems (EDC). S/he will work with the clinical research team to manage and collect accurate data and assist Principal Investigators and study coordinators for all data management aspects of cancer-related trials. Serve as the liaison to sponsors, governing agencies and facilitate transmission of verbal and written communication to national cooperative oncology groups, pharmaceutical companies and other research entities as needed. The incumbent is also responsible for maintaining communication with all elements of a multi-level research network, interacting with sponsoring agencies and compliance and regulatory groups such as the Institutional Review Board (IRB), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and sponsor monitors. In addition, this individual must accurately maintain clinical trial information in the clinical trial management system (OnCore) and adhere to institutional policies.
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science, or equivalent experience. Working knowledge of medical terminology and accurately read progress notes in patient charts. Ability to interact with the public, faculty, and staff. Ability to establish and maintain files and records. Access to transportation to off-site research locations. Willingness to work as a supportive, cooperative member of an interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated high-level communication skills to convey information in a clear and concise way, synthesizing information and presenting it to others. Demonstrated problem solving capabilities to resolve concerns that arise unexpectedly. Demonstrated ability to research, properly evaluate information, and prepare concise, well organized reports, summaries, and correspondence. Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize a complex and dynamic workload. Ability to multitask and meet deadlines, despite interruptions. Ability to independently exercise discretion and sound judgment. Ability to work collegially and cooperatively in a small office and to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. Demonstrated skill in interacting with persons of various social, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds. Ability to prioritize assignments and achieve high productivity/quality with short time frames, under rigid deadlines, and /or in environments with frequent workload changes and competing demands. Skill in working independently, taking initiative and following through on assignments. Ability to think critically, compiles data from various sources, analyze data, and prepare reports. Ability to work both independently and as part of team. Ability to take initiative and demonstrate strong commitment to duties. Ability to analyze problems, implement solutions and multitask. Ability to work within a deadline-driven structure. Demonstrated experience in maintaining flexibility and adaptability while implementing institutional change. High level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality. Foster and promote a positive attitude and professional appearance. Strong attention to detail. Working knowledge of computer software including Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
Experience with clinical research. Knowledge with various types of human subject clinical trials i.e., National Group, Industrial, and Investigator-authored. Experience with clinical trial management systems, preferably OnCore.
Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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