#101939 Hemophilia Research Assistant II

La Jolla, CA
Sep 26, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 09/26/2019 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 10/08/2019. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


The Staff Research Assistant coordinates the clinical and translational research efforts of the Hemophilia and Thrombosis Treatment Center. Responsible for coordinating and managing clinical trials, including providing all aspects of protocol management such as screening for patient eligibility, data collection and analysis, ensuring protocol compliance, adverse drug reaction reports, monitoring patient treatment and toxicities, laboratory and specimen submission, and maintenance of accurate and complete clinical research files.

Responsible for HRPP formatting and submission of all relevant material, UCSD Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) renewals and safety reports. Directly communicate with assigned physicians and nurses, including attending weekly meetings and hemophilia clinic. Provide direct assistance with reviewing and verifying research account statements, professional fee statements, and invoicing.

  • Theoretical knowledge as is typically acquired by a Bachelor's Degree in biology, microbiology, social sciences, or related field.

  • Experience with research protocol in order to screen patients for eligibility, initiate treatment plan, collect specimens, and orient participating physicians.

  • Demonstrated experience conducting patient assessments.

  • Proven experience with clinical trials regulatory compliance and documentation requirements.

  • Knowledge of Contracts and Grants (including federal grants) application and reporting guidelines, procedures and forms.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of HRPP submissions and guidelines.

  • Proven experience performing clinical research duties in a clinical research environment.

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing and be able to articulate complex ideas for all levels of audiences.

  • Proven knowledge of database, word processing and spreadsheet applications such as, Access, Excel and MS Word. Experience using statistical software applications.

  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Certification as a clinical research associate or coordinator.
  • Experience working with FDA policies regulating clinical trials.
  • Knowledge of hematology and bleeding disorders.
  • Basic understanding of diagnosis, management and pathophysiology of bleeding disorders to determine patient eligibility for protocols and assure accurate randomization.
  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

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