ResponsibilitiesParticipate in all research activities as part of the clinical research team located at team located at UCLA/UCLA Santa Monica and Westwood while under the direction of the team leaders, investigators, Financial Administrative Office (FAO), Faculty Director, Medical Director, and Senior Research Director (Senior Management) of the JCCC CRU. The incumbent is responsible for completing in a timely and accurate manner the data management of clinical research studies, protocol related tasks, assisting with shipment of specimens, and administrative functions of the oncology research unit, according to good clinical practice (GCP), JCCC CRU standard operating policies (SOP), UCLA Institutional Review Board (IRB) and government regulations.
This includes responsibility for collection and transcription of research patient data and study related information into research records (Case Report Forms [CRFs]), and assists with maintenance of study patient files to fulfill research requirements. The incumbent is responsible for working with study monitors to process and collect accurate data in a timely manner and assist investigators and study coordinators in clinic settings.
Work may be assigned by the manager, team leader, investigator or Senior Management. Assignments may be changed on an as-needed basis in order to ensure that studies and patient care needs are handled appropriately and in a timely manner. Available occasionally to work flexible hours to meet study or CRU deadlines and priorities.
QualificationsBachelor degree in chemistry, biology, nursing or other related field, preferred. Demonstrated working knowledge of current medical terminology specific to oncology, to accurately read entries in patient charts, and record accurate and timely information into study records and other appropriate research data forms, preferred. Clinical research experience, with in-depth knowledge of clinical oncology as it pertains to clinical trials, preferred. Working knowledge of \"Good Clinical Practices,\" as defined by the FDA. Demonstrated organizational skills to efficiently and effectively provide data management/monitoring support for multiple clinical trials and projects, providing accurate information in a timely manner. Demonstrated understanding of confidential information (Protected Health Information). Demonstrated interpersonal skills to work with physicians, administrators, work colleagues, representatives from sponsors and others to achieve maximum efficiency in reaching and maintaining workplace goals in a professional manner. Computer skills using PC platform computers with proficiency. Demonstrated English writing skills to generate original correspondence, including reports, using correct grammar, syntax, and punctuation. Demonstrated experience working with Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems such as Epic, Cerner, etc. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to shift priorities to meet deadlines. Skills in performing duties with frequent interruptions and/or distractions. Willingness to travel between UCLA Westwood and Santa Monica Clinic. Willingness to travel between UCLA Westwood and Santa Monica Clinic. Ability to lift/push/pull up equipment up to approximately 30 lbs.