The Clinical Investigations Support Office provides support to the investigators in conducting cancer related clinical trials at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. The person that we hire will be responsible for managing clinical data on complex Phase I, II and III therapeutic clinical trials.Â
This position is designed for someone with previous clinical data management experience who is able to work efficiently with minimal supervision, has problem solving capabilities, and is able to contribute effectively to the team. It is therefore important that this person demonstrate initiative and communicate well, verbally and in written communications. This person will be responsible for data management of assigned studies as well as assisting Study Coordinators in various duties and will assist CISO supervisors in orientation, training and mentoring of newly hired Data Specialists I.
This person relates primarily to the Study Coordinator with whom she/he works as a team and interacts with physicians, and other CISO staff. The Clinical Research Data Specialist Lead is accountable to the Medical Directors, the Associate and Assistant Directors of CISO and to the clinical program physician Investigators with whom he/she works.Â This person is familiar with and adheres to the policies and procedures of the hospital where working.
Coordinates, facilitates and manages the clinical data for various phases of complex clinical trials. Assists Study Coordinators and Clinical Research Data Specialist II with complex clinical trials. Provides leadership, guidance and direction to Clinical Research Data Specialists.
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience: 2 yearsMinimum Field of Expertise: Experience in clinical trials data management. Requires strong attention to detail with prior data entry experience. Understands medical terms and familiar with various assessment criteria. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Able to manage time efficiently.
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