Location: San Francisco, California
The Airway Clinical Research Center (ACRC) integrates research programs in asthma, COPD, sarcoidosis, and cystic fibrosis, along with current programs sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and the pharmaceutical industry.
The Clinical Research Coordinator will perform independently or with general direction at the fully operational journey level of the series 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.
Incumbent'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; coordinate participant visit schedules with other key staff members; manage Investigator's protocols in the Committee on Human Research 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 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; and perform other duties as assigned.
Clinical Research Coordinator responsibilities include participant recruitment and developing new recruitment strategies when necessary; coordinating study visits involving human subjects, some with severely compromised health for whom careful safety checks are essential prior to performing study procedures; data entry and frequent quality control checks to ensure data integrity; and resolving data queries.
The Clinical Research Coordinator will act as the Lead Clinical Coordinator for the investigator-initiated studies in the Fahy workgroup, and work with the Principal Investigator, research fellows, laboratory staff, and staff of the ACRC, to ensure these complex studies with human subjects are carried out with utmost precision. The Clinical Research Coordinator will be in charge of liaising with other UCSF departments (e.g. Radiology, Clinical Labs) as it pertains to study needs. The Clinical Research Coordinator will also assist with protocol and resource management and clinical study organization.
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