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Join our team and expand your skills and knowledge! You will become part of a team that is at the forefront of medical advancements. Work alongside physician-scientists and researchers who are making life-saving medical and scientific breakthroughs. Our team of researchers develop some of the most advanced clinical trials in the world. Here, you will be a part of leading-edge cancer research history that improves and enhances our patients' treatment options, one trial at a time.
The Clinical Research Specialist I provides clinical research knowledge by participating in the design and implementation of research projects as needed. Responsible for specific and assigned aspects of research infrastructure development, coordinates projects, and communicates updates and improvement areas to leadership.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinates research projects at an institutional or departmental level.
Communicates project status and improvement areas with leadership in a timely manner.
Projects may include, but are not limited to investigator-initiated protocol development including protocol writing, case report form development, budget development, and coordination of departmental research committees.
May implement and coordinate department-wide initiatives such as research quality management or clinical trial recruitment efforts.
Ensures compliance with all federal and local agencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board.
Maintains research practices using Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.
Maintains strict patient confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations and applicable law. Participates in required training and education programs.
Department Specific Job Responsibilities:
Acts of the point person for all sponsors including SIVs, monitoring visits, etc. and communicates any protocol questions or concerns to sponsor and manager in a timely manner.
Develops and submits monthly CRO laboratory invoices for IITs.
Develops budgets for newly initiated IITs and facilitates agreements.
Develops kit inventory system and maintains adequate level of kits and supplies for the conduct of research sample collection.
Develop laboratory manuals in conjunction with the Protocol Development Core and PIs including lab manual design, writing, editing, case report form development.
Collect and analyze research sample data related to workflow, volume, etc. and makes recommendations on improvement of systems.
Integrates OnCore BSM module and clinical module into everyday workflow including the adoption of specimen labels and the implementation of reports to identify daily kits required.
Manage the day to day workflow of the CRO Laboratory.
Responsible for sample preparation and shipping for sponsored research studies and Investigator Initiated Trials.
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 t...eaching 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.