Clinical Research Coordinator

Employer
University of California, San Francisco
Location
Mission Bay (SF), Various Work Sites

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Code and Payroll Title
009335 CLIN RSCH CRD
Job Summary
The Clinical Research Coordinator will perform independently or with general direction at the fully operational journey level of the series to execute, manage, and coordinate research protocols, as directed by the Principal Investigator (PI); coordinate the data collection and operations of several concurrent clinical research studies under the guidelines of research protocols, UCSF, and regulating agency policies.

The Clinical Research Coordinator's duties may include, but will not be limited to the coordination of activities in research studies focused on sleep disruption in healthy aging and neurodegenerative diseases. They will act as intermediary between services and departments while overseeing data and specimen management; will utilize electrophysiological sleep equipment and electroencephalography collection; manage and report on study results; create, clean, update, and manage databases and comprehensive datasets and reports; coordinate staff work schedules and assist with training of Assistant CRCs; manage Investigator’s protocols in the Committee on Human Research and Western Institution Board online systems, as well as renewals and modifications of protocol applications and the implementation of new studies; participate in the review and writing of protocols to ensure institutional review board approval within University compliance; help assure compliance with all relevant regulatory agencies; oversee study data integrity; implement and maintain periodic quality control procedures; interface with departments to obtain UCSF approval prior to study initiation; maintain all regulatory documents; report study progress to investigators and attend team meetings; prepare at-home movement and sleep measuring devices; administer and analyze sleep and circadian recording; administer cognitive tests; and perform other duties as assigned. A proportion of this position will take place off-site, typically in a hotel setting, and will require having reliable transportation to various locations throughout the Bay Area. It will require flexible evening hours and may also require flexible daytime hours.
Organization
Campus
Req Number
66161BR
Job Title
Clinical Research Coordinator
Employee Class
Career
Percentage
100%
Shift Length
Variable
Shift
Variable
Additional Shift Details
40 hours/ week; day & evening hrs.; weekdays and some weekends.
Bargaining Unit
University Professional Technical Employees – Research Support Professionals Unit (UPTE-RX)
Job Category
Research and Scientific
Required Qualifications
  • HS graduation and sufficient experience and demonstrated skills to successfully perform the assigned duties and responsibilities.
  • Sufficient experience and demonstrated skills to successfully perform the assigned duties and responsibilities.
  • Attention to detail; strong interpersonal skills; excellent, effective verbal and written communication skills to coordinate with subjects, team members, other departments and outside institutions; and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment while working with a diverse subject population.
  • Ability to work well independently, complete projects in a timely manner, and prioritize multiple projects to ensure the completion of essential tasks by deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications
  • BA or BS degree in related field
  • Experience working with patients or study subjects, preferably with individuals with neurodegenerative diseases.
  • Experience coordinating remote studies, clinical trials, and data collection.
  • Experience administering cognitive and neuropsychological assessments, and working with polysomnography sleep assessments and at-home sleep monitoring devices.
  • Knowledge of UCSF and departmental policies for dealing with reimbursement, guidelines for research, confidentiality and HIPPA regulations, following the UCSF mission statement and purpose for research, and a clear understanding of policies and procedures on patient safety and confidentiality (electronic and hard copy medical records, patient charts, communication, etc.); knowledge of medical terminology, research policies and guidelines, guidelines for packing/shipping substances, database building/analysis, and data management.
  • Prior experience or able to demonstrate ability to be trained to administer Multiple Sleep Latency Tests and/or Maintenance of Wakefulness Tests, process and score polysomnography sleep measures, ideally from both healthy and neurodegenerative populations.
  • Experience working with Ambulatory Monitoring Actigraphy devices, Philips Actiwatch Spectrum Plus, ApneaLink assessments for sleep apnea, Zeo for mobile sleep monitoring and/or Advanced Brain Monitoring Sleep Profiler
  • Experience applying the following regulations and guidelines:
  • Good Clinical Practice GuidelinesHealth Information and Accountability Act (HIPAA)The Protection of Human Research SubjectsCHR regulations for recruitment and consent of research subjectsEffective Cash Handling ProceduresEnvironmental Health and Safety TrainingFire Safety Training

Position Type
Full Time
Department Name
Psychiatry
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Department Description
The UCSF Department of Psychiatry and the UCSF Memory and Aging Center (MAC) form a dynamic multidisciplinary research program investigating neurodegenerative diseases. Specifically, the research focuses on understanding the clinical and diagnostic features of neurodegenerative brain diseases and how it effects daily living. ABOUT UCSF The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.
About UCSF
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences. We bring together the world’s leading experts in nearly every area of health. We are home to five Nobel laureates who have advanced the understanding of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, aging and stem cells.
Pride Values
UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at diversity.ucsf.edu

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.
Location
Mission Bay (SF), Various Work Sites

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