Senior Clinical Research Coordinator - Santa Monica
Location: Santa Monica/CA/USA
Required Education: High School
Internal Number: 15269
ResponsibilitiesThe Senior Clinical Research Coordinator is primarily responsible for coordination of the research activities in Clinical Research Unit within the Division of Hematology/Oncology under the direction of the investigators, Faculty Director of the JCCC CRU, Disease Site Investigator, and the senior management team (Director of Research, Medical Director, and Director of Finance and Administration). This incumbent is responsible for ensuring protocol procedures have been completed accurately, safely, and in a timely manner. This includes the responsibility for research assessment and patient intervention under the supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI). All relevant regulatory and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines must be adhered to in addition to ensuring the timely coordination and completion of study related procedures for which the coordinator is responsible. Further, this position requires that the individual participate in patient recruitment and enrollment, data collection, source documentation, quality assurance, regulatory submissions of events as needed, protocol dissemination to health care professionals (via in-services and meetings), patients and family members. This position also entails responsibilities related to budget development and preparation for studies, drug accountability and review.
• Demonstrated clinical research experience, with in-depth knowledge of clinical oncology, including working knowledge of good clinical practices for clinical research.
• Ability to work in more than one environment, travel to participating hospitals, and attend off site staff meetings, conferences and investigator meetings.
• Demonstrated organizational skills to handle multiple clinical research projects for efficiency and cost-effectiveness, including handling work delegated by more than one individual.
• Experienced in performing nursing assessments and interventions under the direction of the Principal Investigator with acutely ill oncology patients using strong clinical judgment and up to date oncology knowledge.
• Ability to work flexible hours to accommodate research procedures and deadlines.
• Effective interpersonal skills to interact professionally and diplomatically with patients, families, sponsors, co-workers, investigators and others.
• Demonstrated skill in prioritizing workflow to meet deadlines, often under pressure of conflicting demands, while maintaining accuracy and effectiveness of work.
• Demonstrated computer skills using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, e-mail and databases to create reports, correspondence and other documents as required.
• Ability to supervise data management personnel in the performance of data collection and management activities.
• Skill in preparation of accurate and timely annual reports and statistical information on all protocols as needed.
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