Job DescriptionDepartment Description
The Office of Clinical Research is dedicated to conducting clinical trials that promote and support multidisciplinary collaborations. These will assist in the translation of our scientific discoveries to the clinic and ultimately bring more lifesaving treatments to our patients. Our mission is to offer our patients the most advanced, personalized therapies that will lead to a reduction in the morbidity and mortality from cancer.
Final Filing Date : 8/25/20
Salary Range : $34.18 $54.97
Salary Frequency : Hourly
Appointment Type : Career
Percentage of Time : 100%
Shift Hour : Day
Location : Cancer Center, Office of Clinical Research
City : Sacramento
Union Representation : Yes
Benefits Eligible :Yes
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.
THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY
The Senior Clinical Research Coordinator is a health professional having an advanced-level working knowledge of data management activities, excellent communication skills and a willingness to cooperate as a team member. The position requires certification by the Society of Clinical Research Associates or the Association of Clinical Research Professionals. Also required is the use of advanced-level knowledge and skills to independently coordinate, direct and follow through in the overall administration and outcome of one or more clinical studies. This position will provide leadership for a department-wide clinical research program, including overseeing lower-level clinical research coordinators and/or other support personnel.
Certification by the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA) or the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP).
Minimum of 3 years of experience coordinating clinical trials.
Advanced knowledge of federal, local, and institutional regulations and policies (e.g., Food and Drug Administration [FDA], Office for Human Research Protections [OHRP], and Good Clinical Practice [GCP]) is essential.
Advanced knowledge of regulatory processes as well as a working knowledge of data management activities as applied to oncology clinical trial coordination.
Advanced-level knowledge and understanding of oncology disease processes as applied to clinical research.
Advanced-level knowledge of basic anatomy, medical terminology and ability to interpret physicians' notes, medical records, laboratory and scan results.
Demonstrated leadership skills or experience encompassing both training and ongoing coaching .
Experienced with Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, etc.
Working knowledge of databases and/or Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS).
Analytical skills to evaluate information, changes in practices and procedures, formulate logical and objective conclusions and make recommendations for effective solutions.
Demonstrated oral communication and interpersonal skills to correspond effectively with the public, co-workers, physicians, patients, caregivers, clinic staff and other health care professionals.
Display organizational skills and attention to detail so that large volumes of records can be accurately maintained to accomplish a task or goal in a timely manner.
Display writing skills including ability to compose reports and correspondence while utilizing correct grammar, spelling and punctuation as well as clearly documenting research data onto forms.
Ability to work independently and/or cooperatively as a team member in a diverse workforce.
Ability to work occasional overtime as work demands.
Ability to travel on occasion.
Previous experience coordinating clinical trials.
Position requires working closely with caregers and with patients who have a terminal illness; position may require working occasional overtime as work demands and to travel on occasion for training and educational purposes.
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 is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.