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Cedars-Sinai Clinical Research Coordinator III - Cancer Clinical Trials Office in Los Angeles, California

Join Cedars-Sinai and become part of a team that is at the forefront of medical advancements. Work alongside physician-scientists and researchers who are making life-saving medical and scientific breakthroughs. Our team of researchers develop some of the most advanced clinical trials in the world. Here, you will be a part of leading-edge cancer research history that improves and enhances our patients' treatment options, one trial at a time.

Do you have a passion for helping human kind?

The Clinical Research Coordinator III works independently providing study coordination including screening of potential patients for protocol eligibility, presenting non-medical trial concepts and details, and participating in the informed consent process. Responsible for oversight of all studies with the group and the assignment of studies to clinical research personnel within the group, and supervision of research staff. Plans and coordinates strategies for increasing patient enrollment, improving efficiency, training of personnel, and identifying new research opportunities. Ensures compliance with all federal and local agencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board (IRB).

In addition, the Clinical Research Coordinator III will be responsible for the following:

  • In collaboration with the physician and other medical personnel, documents thoroughly on Case Report Forms (CRFs) the following; changes in patient condition, adverse events, concomitant medication use, protocol compliance, response to study drug.

  • Maintains accurate source documents related to all research procedures.

  • Responsible for accurate and timely data collection, documentation, entry, and reporting including timely response to sponsor queries.

  • Schedules and participates in monitoring and auditing activities.

  • Responsible for compiling and reporting on each study including information related to protocol activity, accrual data, workload, and other research information; present this information at regular research staff meetings.

  • Notifies direct supervisor about concerns regarding data quality and study conduct.

  • Works closely with a regulatory coordinator or directly with the Institutional Review Board (IRB) to submit Adverse Events, Serious Adverse Events, protocol deviations, and Safety Letters in accordance with local and federal guidelines.

  • May involve other regulatory / Institutional Review Board duties, budgeting duties, and assisting with patient research billing and reconciliation.

  • Maintains research practices using Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.

  • Maintains strict patient confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations and applicable law.

  • Participates in required training and education programs.

  • Works with Training and Education Coordinator to ensure all staff is properly trained and certified.

  • Participate in centralized activities such as auditing, Standard Operating Procedure development, etc.

  • Identify quality and performance improvement opportunities and collaborate with staff in the development of action plans to improve quality.

  • Identifies new research opportunities and presents to investigators.

  • May supervises other research staff.

Educational Requirements:

BA/BS degree required

License/Certification Requirements:

ACRP/SoCRA (or equivalent) certification preferred.

Experience:

Seven (7) years minimum of directly related experience.

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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