Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 06/30/2020 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 07/09/2020. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The UCSD Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences is composed of 65 faculty and clinical fellows. The department is composed of 6 divisions: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Gynecologic Oncology, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Hospitalist, and Urogynecologic and Reconstructive Surgery. Reporting directly to the PI of OB/GYN and Reproductive Sciences, the incumbent will be responsible for recruiting subjects and collecting samples and clinical data for studies.
Responsible for coordinating and managing clinical trials including providing all aspects of protocol management, including screening for patient eligibility, data collection and analysis, ensuring protocol compliance, adverse drug reaction reports, laboratory and specimen submission, and maintenance of accurate and complete clinical research files. Assist the regulatory department with Human subjects submissions, renewals, and safety reports. Directly communicate with assigned physicians and disease groups. Provide direct assistance to the Project Manager in reviewing and verifying university research account statements, professional fee statements, and invoicing.
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.
Must have current Phlebotomy certification or be willing to undergo training for certification for Phlebotomy (a six-week course including two weekends, paid by the department).
Proven experience performing clinical research duties in a clinical research environment. Experience with clinical trials participant or study subject recruitment. Experience working with FDA policies regulating clinical trials.
Experience using statistical software applications. Knowledge of database, word processing and spreadsheet applications such as Velos, Access, Excel and MS Word.
Experience with laboratory procedures and values and experience in interpreting them to determine patient eligibility and potential toxicities.
Experience in medical assessment and patient interviewing to determine toxicities related to protocol management. 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 providing in-service training to various research personnel on protocols, processes, and procedures.
Thorough knowledge of x-rays, scans, and other diagnostic procedures.
Strong 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.
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills (using grammatically correct written English and accurate typing) to interact with diverse population. Superb phone etiquette skills.
Certification as a Clinical Research Associate or Coordinator.
Experience working with research bulk accounts.
Experience with investigational drug authorization criteria.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
Must have a valid CA driver's license and acceptable driving record.
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