This position serves as a Sr. Clinical Research Coordinator in the Burn Surgery Division within the Department of Surgery in the UC Davis School of Medicine and in collaboration with pediatric burn research efforts at Shriners Hospitals for Children. This position reports to the Supervisor and requires frequent interaction with the various research-related functional offices and programs such as the IRB, Health Informatics, Sponsored Programs, Health System Compliance, and Health System Contracts.
The Sr. Clinical Research Coordinator position will coordinate several clinical research projects in the Burn Surgery division. Position requires advance-level knowledge and skills, as evidenced by certification in the field. Incumbent independently coordinates and is accountable for the overall administration and outcome of multiple clinical studies. Coordination is varied and may include FDA regulated drug or device studies, including Phase I, II, III and IV clinical trials, investigator-initiated protocols, and government funded research including DoD funded multicenter clinical trials managed by UCD. Duties include: 1) coordinate clinical research subjects to maintain adherence with study timelines and protocols, 2) facilitate participants’ participation including recruitment and screening, and 3) collect, enter and submit study data as well as addressing all data queries efficiently and accurately. This includes study start up and close out procedures, assistance with financial aspects of clinical trials, FDA documents, HIPAA compliance, source documents and CRFs, scheduling of study visits, laboratory specimen processing and shipping, and facilitating monitoring visits, etc.
This individual will also be responsible for IRB preparation and submission as well as DoD HRPO submissions and communications, REDCap database development and management, interfacing with diverse populations and across varied disciplines and health professionals while also maintaining patient confidentiality and following good clinical practice Responsibilities include participation in the Burn Data Coordinating Center where multicenter trials are centrally managed and data is submitted from multiple burn centers across the US and Canada. This position is grant funded.
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Certification by the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) or the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP).
Prior experience working in direct contact with patients in clinical research environment.
Proficient with medical terminology at a college level with the ability to understand disease. processes, anatomy and physiology necessary for comprehension of study protocols and for communicating with investigators in various departments/divisions throughout the UCDH/SOM systems.
Analytical skills to evaluate information, practices, and procedures to formulate logical and objective conclusions and make recommendations for effective solutions.
Administrative skills and ability to exercise good judgement, initiative and resourcefulness in making decisions.
Organizational skills for scheduling and facilitating multiple educational programs and meetings for large groups and complete individual project assignments.
Oral and written communication skills to communicated effectively in multiple professional disciplines.
Presentation skills for education and training programs geared toward university research faculty, research staff, in all research Departments, divisions and for CTSC staff and administrators.
Investigative skills with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
Previous experience as CRC or Sr. CRC.
Experience and understanding of implications specific to patient populations impacted by massive injury preferred (i.e. unplanned traumatic hospital admission).
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
The University of California has implemented a SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination Policy (ucop.edu) covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, employees must submit proof of vaccination or a University-approved exception or deferral.
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