University of California - San Diego #92497 Clinical Trials Research Coordinator in San Diego, California

#92497 Clinical Trials Research Coordinator

Filing Deadline: Mon 3/26/2018

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The Clinical Trials Research Coordinator is independently responsible for multiple study protocols for the UCSD Division of Cardiovascular Medicine/Advanced Heart Failure. Under the supervision of the PI, responsibilities will include coordination and oversight of startup procedures, study implementation, recruitment, subject screening, enrollment, and maintenance of subjects throughout multiple studies and divisions within the department.

This includes coordinating with various organizations including the FDA, UCSD HRPP, CRO’s, Sub-contractors and/or Pharmaceutical/Device companies as well as assisting multiple PIs with the day to day aspects of trials. Incumbent will be responsible for protocol development, writing proposals, progress reports and manuscripts, creating informational and recruitment materials, overseeing the project budget and day to day patient activities, as well as acting as a liaison with other UCSD departments and community clinics/agencies for the purpose of implementation of studies.

Assure compliance with state and federal regulatory guidelines. Oversee the quality of the medical and clinical research data. This position will require developing, updating and refining Standard Operating Procedures that serve as the basis for the Program at the site; developing and maintaining a study data base, including quality control of data.


  • Theoretical knowledge of a biological science such as Biology, Microbiology or a related field. Demonstrated knowledge of research methods.

  • Proven experience conducting clinical trials. Experience in research protocol start up procedures, marketing, outreach, recruitment, and screening of research subjects.

  • Demonstrated experience reading and interpreting EKGs.

  • Demonstrated experience with the management and design of protocols, data gathering, and evaluation.

  • Experience taking patient history, evaluating patient problems and providing accurate and complete documentation in patient record.

  • Proven experience collecting, evaluating, and interpreting routine standard lab tests on human subjects, i.e. blood tests, vital signs.

  • Demonstrated experience in data analysis and presentation.

  • Ability to read and interpret lab results and summarize scientific data. Experience processing and shipping human blood samples for onsite and offsite labs.

  • Organizational skills with ability to prioritize workload effectively and efficiently to meet firm deadlines in an environment with multiple interruptions and changing priorities while exercising independent judgement, showing initiative and resourcefulness when making decisions.


  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

  • Must be willing to travel to different locations (Hillcrest, La Jolla)

  • Must be able to work weekends and evenings as needed.

  • Must be willing to carry and promptly respond to a pager 24/7.

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UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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East Campus

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Days, 8 hrs/day

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