The Angeles Clinic & Research Institute (TACRI) has established an international reputation for developing new cancer therapies, providing the best in experimental and traditional treatments, and expertly guiding and training the next generation of clinicians. We are committed to bringing innovative therapeutic options to all of our patients with cancer. Our board-certified fellowship-trained medical oncologists, surgeons, immunotherapists, pathologists, and dermatologists work closely together to advance cancer care.
TACRI is looking for a Clinical Research Coordinator II who will serve as the lead coordinator on an assigned portfolio of research studies, functioning independently to establish and coordinate logistics and processes for the conduct of research for the department. This individual will interact with principal investigators, subjects, clinic and research staff, laboratory staff, medical professionals, pharmaceutical staff, and Sponsor representatives to successfully implement research protocols, in compliance with all applicable regulatory requirements.
Establishes and executes logistical aspects of clinical research projects to achieve project objectives, including project planning, projecting resource requirements, and developing systems to ensure protocol compliance and patient safety.
Coordinates administrative functions of research studies, including scheduling of patients for research visits, procedures and labs and completion and maintenance of consent forms, case report forms, SAE's and source documents.
Responsible for screening and recruitment of potential patients for protocol eligibility, presenting non-medical trial concepts and details to the patients, and supporting the informed consent process.
Responsible for accurate and timely data collection, documentation, entry and reporting, including resolution of queries from sponsors or regulatory entities.
Coordinates institutional, pharmaceutical and internal audits, including facilitating third party study monitoring and designs and implements needed corrective actions.
Responsible for compiling and reporting on each study including information related to protocol activity, accrual data, workload, and other research information; present this information at regular research staff meetings.
Responsible for timely submission of adverse events, serious adverse events, protocol deviations, and Safety Letters in accordance with local and federal guidelines.
Identifies quality and performance improvement opportunities and collaborates with staff in the development of action plans to improve quality.
Plans and coordinates strategies for increasing research participant enrollment, and/or improving clinical research efficiency as needed.
Provides technical support for the preparation of grant proposals, publications, presentations and special projects.
Provides assistance with research project budget development, including identifying and classifying routine care vs. research related care and provides assistance with research participant research billing and reconciliation.
Attend meetings and conferences related to research activities, including research staff meetings.
Participate in planning, workshops, evaluation meetings, and seminars, educational or administrative meetings as necessary or requested; Participates in training and education of new research personnel.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.