Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) will perform independently or with general direction to execute, manage, and coordinate research protocols, as directed by the Clinical Research Supervisor and/or Principal Investigator (PI); may coordinate the data collection and operations of several concurrent clinical research studies under the guidelines of research protocols, UCSF and regulating agency policies.
The CRC c's duties may include, but will not be limited to supporting the management and coordinating the tasks of single or multiple clinical research studies, depending on their size and complexity; act as intermediary between services and departments while overseeing data and specimen management; manage and report on study results; create, clean, update, and manage databases and comprehensive datasets and reports; coordinate staff work schedules, assist with training staff on procedures and protocols, and assist Clinical Research Supervisor and/or PI with oversight of other research staff; manage Investigator's protocols in the Committee on Human Research (CHR) online system, as well as renewals and modifications of protocol applications and the implementation of new studies; participate in the review and writing of protocols to ensure institutional review board (IRB) approval within University compliance; help assure compliance with all relevant regulatory agencies; oversee study data integrity; implement and maintain periodic quality control procedures; interface with departments to obtain UCSF approval prior to study initiation; maintain all regulatory documents; report study progress to investigators; participate in any internal and external audits or reviews of study protocols.
This position will be responsible for outreach to and recruitment of participants into COVID and ACTG research studies, including studies focused on hepatitis and tuberculosis. The focus will be in reaching predominately community based sites, including COVID testing sites in San Francisco, and community based clinical sites that see a large number of newly diagnosed COVID patients and/or people living with HIV who may be eligible and interested in clinical trials. The main initial focus will be recruitment for outpatient COVID treatment study which enrolls participants newly diagnosed with COVID. The cachement for recruitment will include community-based COVID-19 testing campaigns in predominately Latinx communities, as well as COVID testing sites throughout the city and community based clinics testing populations with ongoing risk for COVID This individual will work closely with community-based teams, non-profits and clinical partners in San Francisco to organize and execute community-based outreach and recruitment.
Key responsibilities of this position include: * Coordinate and communicate with community-based organizations (CBOs), COVID testing sites and community-based HIV clinics largely in San Francisco, including hepatology department for hepatitis studies and tuberculosis clinics for TB studies * Assist with creation and implementation of education and outreach materials for COVID & HIV trials * Assist in development and implementation of recruitment plans for potential study participants and review reports on study accrual * Participate in team meetings and calls with PIs and other senior investigators. Assist with scheduling, meeting minutes, and follow-up of action items as necessary * Coordinate with research team to share potential participant information and facilitate initial screening and follow up * Utilize project databases and websites to enter data and track progress. Provide periodic status reports to project leaders and coordinate documentation and archiving of project deliverables * Recommend solutions to problems that arise and develop plans to meet study-specific objectives * Comply with Good Clinical Practice, Human Subjects Protections, and UCSF regulatory guidelines for study procedures * Follow hygiene and safety guidelines for research during COVID-19, including proper mask-wearing, social distancing, handwashing and sanitizing, etc.
The job may involve the ability to carry boxes and supplies weighing up to 20-30 pounds, pack specimens into shipping containers, and deliver specimens to lab in a timely manner; to file heavy charts (up to 5 pounds) in file cabinets.
Work location: ZSFG, Bldg 80, with mobility in field.
Internal Number: 3154878
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The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.