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The Moores Cancer Center is one of just 53 NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the United States and the only one in San Diego County. As a consortium cancer center, it is a collaborative partnership between the UCSD: encompassing 14 departments (12 clinical, 2 basic sciences), 3 professional schools (School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Public Health), UCSD Health oncology hospitals and clinics; the basic and public health research and outreach of San Diego State University, and the basic and translational research of the La Jolla Institute of Immunology. These various programs and units are all dedicated to fulfilling the Moores Cancer Center's mission of reducing cancer's burden. As such, it ranks among the top centers in the nation conducting the continuum of cancer research, providing advanced patient care, and serving the community through outreach and education programs.
The Clinical Trials Office (CTO) at UCSD's Moores Cancer Center administers many clinical trials on behalf of its member investigators, including trials sponsored by National Cancer Institute cooperative groups, pharmaceutical companies, and physician investigators.
The Clinical Data and Sample Assistant is responsible for assisting with the ongoing collection, quality assurance, and analysis of data for the Clinical Trials Office (CTO) lung study team. Assists with data entry, database corrections, and report generation using web-based databases. Cleans, organizes and imports/exports data files and generates several weekly and monthly reports for the lung study team. Assists in creating Standard Operating Procedures for accurate data entry and training of research staff. Communicates with clinical research project coordinators, Principal Investigators, study sponsors, CROs, and other research staff. Assists with follow-up requests for data as necessary and assure comprehensiveness of individual patient data records. Completes research data case report forms. Assists in the preparation for audits conducted by industry, national cooperative group and/or Clinical Trials Office. Assist with compiling and reviewing statistical data (new patients, relapses, deaths, admissions, number of transfusions, number of days on antibiotic therapy, etc.) and provide reports as requested by Principal Investigators. Assist with conducting EKG assessments. Assist with obtaining PI and clinic staff signatures on research documents. Assist with laboratory procedures while ensuring the integrity of the studies. Transport patient samples to lab per specifications and process for storage and shipment. Document the processing procedures and sample shipment information. The Clinical Data and Sample Assistant will maintain inventory and supplies relating to collection, processing, and shipping. Assist with coordination of specimen packaging and shipping with outside laboratories. Assist with sample management for investigators/coordinators and sponsors. Other duties assigned as needed.
Theoretical knowledge in a biological life science or related discipline or equivalent education and experience.
Demonstrated ability and knowledge of using computer software applications including word processing and database applications and email. Accurate computer word-processing and database/data entry skills. Experience producing reports, graphs and/or spreadsheets to generate and track required data.
Demonstrated ability and willingness to handle blood for processing and shipping. Ability to handle patients' biological samples, process samples, and/or store and ship samples.
Familiarity with clinical research activities. Ability to read and follow clinical trials research protocols.
Ability to accurately collect, record, transcribe and synthesize clinical data.
Demonstrated ability to display consistent accuracy with great attention to fine details.
Strong organizational skills with ability to multi-task and meet ever changing priorities and timelines.
Capacity to work efficiently in a team environment with excellent oral and written communication skills.
Strong knowledge and proficiency of Word, Excel, Access and other datab
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