Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
University of California Irvine
CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR
Updated: May 13, 2021 Location: UC Irvine Campus Job Type: Department: Public Health Deans Office
Job Opening ID: 18288
Reports To: Prof - AY
Working Title: Clinical Research Coordinator
Department: Public Health Dean's Office
Bargaining Unit: RX
Payroll Job Code: 009335
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: 8-5 T-S
Employee Class: Career
Under the general supervision of the Principal Investigator, the Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) will be responsible for supporting the research efforts of the UCI PFAS Health Study by providing comprehensive coordination and data management for clinical components of the research study according to standard operating procedure (SOPs), and University policies and procedures. The incumbent is responsible for supporting and coordinating all aspects of their assigned clinic including recruitment, consenting, administering questionnaires and neurobehavioral assessments, answering research participant questions, scheduling appointments, physical measurements, biospecimen collection and processing, and training and supervising new staff according to SOPs. Incumbent will collect clinical data in compliance with established study protocols, will maintain records and periodically prepare written progress reports, and may help develop or modify SOPs as needed under the direction of the Principal Investigator. Incumbent will ensure study protocols are followed, appropriate documentation is kept, and accurate data is collected.
3-5 years of related work experience with BA/BS or equivalent combination of education and experience
Valid California Phlebotomy License
Excellent interpersonal skills to relate easily and effectively with people within and outside the University, including both strong written and verbal communications
Strong ability to multi-task, prioritize and follow up
Skill to use an iPhone, iPad, personal computer, computer software programs at the level of sophistication required for general office work
Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet computer software
Familiarity with the Internet and how to conduct searches
Proficient writing skills to prepare/compose/review a variety of materials with accuracy and completeness
Familiarity with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) to ensure confidentiality, privacy and security of patient information Familiarity with basic medical terminology
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with study participants, researchers and non-researchers
Ability to work with online calendars, databases and tracking tools, both on a desktop computer and tablet
Experience with electronic data management, including spreadsheets
Ability to work professionally and as part of a team, keeping track of any ongoing or new problems or requests
Previous experience in University research setting and/or health promotion program preferred Fluency in Spanish and/or Vietnamese preferred Previous training or experience administering neurobehavioral tests such as the Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of Intelligence, the NEPSY-II Developmental Neuropsychological Assessment, or the Connors Kiddie Continuous Performance Test would be beneficial.
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.
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