Clinical Research Specialist - California Heart Foundation
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Location: Beverly Hills, California
Internal Number: HRC0803126
The Cedars-Sinai Medical Group offers a full spectrum of Internal Medicine and Multi-Specialty patient care, servicing patients in geographies across the Greater Los Angeles area.
The group is home to many investigators and staff with an interest in clinical research. To provide needed support for the growing portfolio of research, and ensure optimal success, we have implemented a centralized research infrastructure that:
Allows for greater collaboration and shared resourcing
Standardizes processes and streamline costs
Creates transparency and accountability in financial reporting
Ensures appropriate feasibility and impact reviews
Provides consistency to sponsors and research partners
Assures appropriate training for research investigators/staff
Assures financial and regulatory compliance to minimize risk
We are seeking a Clinical Research Specialist who will provide clinical research expertise by participating in the design and implementation of research projects and care of research patients as needed. You will be responsible for specific and assigned aspects of research infrastructure development, coordinates projects, and communicates status and improvement areas to leadership. You may implement and coordinate department-wide initiatives such as research quality management or clinical trial recruitment efforts. Will ensure compliance with all federal and local agencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board (IRB).
Bachelor's Degree in related field strongly preferred
Master's Degree preferred
Certification in Clinical Research preferred
Five (5) years' experience in area of clinical research.
Five (5) years' experience in IRB clinical research application procedures or related experience in Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology, or Contract Research Organization is preferred.
Five (5) years' experience in Phase I, II, III, IV clinical trials and investigator-initiated trials is preferred.
Working Title: Clinical Research Specialist - California Heart Foundation
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.