UCSF Clinical Research Coordinator

The short and sweet

This is a full-time position in the Medicine / Cardiology division

The purpose of the Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) position is to carry out the needed tasks as a part of ongoing and future clinical and translational research projects in the Division of Cardiology, particularly around COVID-19.

Under the supervision of the Scientific Program Manager or the Principal Investigator (PI), the CRC will perform duties related to the support and coordination of clinical studies, and may receive training and development to prepare and advance to the next level within the series.

What you'll do

The CRC’s duties may include, but will not be limited to, support the management of, and coordinate the tasks of single or multiple clinical research studies, depending on their size and complexity; act as intermediary between services and departments while overseeing data and specimen management; manage and report on study results; create, update, and manage databases and comprehensive datasets and reports; help to coordinate staff work schedules to ensure proper coverage; assist with training of Assistant CRCs, and assist Supervisor and/or PI with oversight of other research staff; manage PI’s protocols in the Committee on Human Research (CHR) online system, 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 and 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; participate in any internal and external audits or reviews of study protocols.

About you

Required Qualifications

  • HS graduate and 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
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise tact and discretion in sensitive communications with patients and others. Demonstrated ability in handling a variety of confidential information appropriately
  • Demonstrated positive interpersonal skills and problem-solving abilities
  • Note: Physical/health screening required.

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About us

Eureka is a UCSF Platform for digital medical research studies building on the success of the Health eHeart Study, a digital long-term study of heart disease with more than 230,000 participants. Our platform hosts website and mobile app studies so that anyone can answer surveys and share iHealth, Fitbit, or other health data. This allows medical research studies to get up and running faster and reach more people at a much more affordable rate. In this way, we connect medical researchers and participants to accelerate discovery.

The Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology has developed a clinical research infrastructure within the Division. The goals are to increase industry-sponsored research, create a system that will assist a physician within the division to operationalize an investigator-initiated study, and to develop a general cardiology cohort study.

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.