Job description

University of California Irvine


Updated: Apr 5, 2021
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Job Type:
Department: UCI Ctr for Clinical Research

Job Opening ID: 16965

Reports To: Clinical Research Supervisor

Working Title: Clinical Research Coordinator

Department: UCI Ctr for Clinical Research

Bargaining Unit: RX

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Payroll Job Code: 009335

Job Location: UCI Campus - Irvine

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F

Employee Class: Career

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Clinical Research Supervisor of the Center for Clinical Research (CCR), incumbent is responsible for coordinating clinical trials in the UCI Center for Clinical Research. Responsible for all aspects of clinical research from initiation through completion of research projects with human subjects. Incumbent will conduct interviews with study patients in the clinic, screen participants, and collect data in compliance with established study protocols. Incumbent will develop and establish process for review and oversight of clinical trials conducted by investigators and will ensure study protocols are followed, appropriate documentation is kept, and accurate data is collected.

Incumbent will be responsible for recruiting patients onto various studies. Consents and communicates with the patient to ensure they have full understanding of the protocol (time commitment, purpose of study, risks, benefits, compliance, etc. Functions as resource to advise principal investigators, RNs, technicians and other staff to accurately implement protocol parameters and be compliant with Good Clinical Practices (GCP).

Obtain and record medical data according to clinical research protocols; may require patient interviews and screening, contact referring physicians and hospitals, and abstracting from medical records and reports.

Ensures all HIPAA policies and procedures for research and human subjects are followed. Coordinate Site Initiation Visit when new protocols are open and oversee compliance with all clinical research procedures across departments.

Compensation Range:

Hourly: $29.11 - $37.39

Department Website:


  • 3-5 years' work experience with a BA/BS or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrated track record of human subject's research (Phase I, II, III drug trials, and device trials) coordination, informed consent procedures and documents, and IRB submissions.
  • Experience working in a medical/clinical setting and familiarity with gastroenterology terminology.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of campus and hospital administration staff, faculty, and industry sponsors.
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to independently compose correspondence, design spreadsheets and design databases.
  • Good communication skills both oral and written.
  • Ability to use proper English grammar and spelling.
  • Excellent organizational skills: ability to prioritize, handle multiple tasks concurrently, and function under time constraints.
  • Demonstrated evidence of successful multi-tasking and complex problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work after-hours and occasional weekends.


  • SoCRA or ACRP Certified.
  • Previous UC system experience.
  • Experience working with IRB, PRMC, IACUC and ICTS.
  • Knowledge of QUEST, OnCore, Kuali Financial System and Kuali Coeus.
  • Knowledge of University IRB policies and procedures as they apply to the submission and conduct of clinical research.

Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.

The University of California, Irvine 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.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.

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Job No:
Posted: 4/1/2021
Application Due: 4/1/2033
Work Type: Full Time