Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 05/05/21 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 05/14/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Minor revisions have been made to this requisition & does not change the nature of the position effective 5/6/21.
The UCSD Mother-Child-Adolescent HIV Program (MCAHP) in the Department of Pediatrics provides comprehensive, family centered HIV care, patient education, counseling, case management, peer advocacy, and community education to women, children, adolescents, and young adults. As an academic research center, MCAHP also conducts and recruits patients for NIH-funded clinical and programmatic research.
The study coordinator will be based at MCAHP and will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of an HIV prevention study funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). The overall goals of the study are to develop and pilot a peer-driven social network intervention to facilitate HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) uptake among young, Latinx and Black gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM). The study coordinator will be responsible for coordinating and managing the study including providing all aspects of protocol management, including screening for participant eligibility, data collection, management and analysis, ensuring protocol compliance, monitoring participant recruitment, enrollment, and follow-up, and maintenance of accurate and complete clinical research files.
Assist the regulatory department with Human subjects submissions, renewals, and safety reports. Directly communicate with the PIs, COIs, and other research staff on a regular basis, including attending weekly meetings and completion of required trainings. Assists with coordinating all aspects of the healthcare system. Collaborates with department managers to meet patient expectations, achieve quality outcomes and build a patient focused culture.
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.
Demonstrated experience with clinical trials participant or study subject recruitment.
Experience working with the LGBTQ community and persons living with or affected by HIV infection, particularly young Latinx and Black MSM, in San Diego County.
Experience using statistical software applications to manage and analyze data. Knowledge of database, word processing and spreadsheet applications such as Velos, Access, Excel and MS Word.
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.
Excellent interpersonal, as well as written and verbal communication skills (using grammatically correct written English and accurate typing) to interact with a diverse population. Excellent phone etiquette skills.
Ability to work independently. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with diverse groups, including professional and non-professional staff and clients.
Experience maintaining files and keeping records.
Proven experience interpreting medical charts, experience in abstracting data from medical records.
Masters of Public Health (MPH) degree.
Certification as a Clinical Research Associate or Coordinator.
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 working with FDA policies regulating clinical trials.
Experience coordinating study startup activities.
Experience with laboratory procedures and values and experience in interpreting them to determine patient eligibility and potential toxicities.
Experience providing PrEP coordination services.
Experience in medical assessment and patient interviewing to determine toxicities related to protocol management.
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