Clinical Trials Specialist 8/12/2016
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Los Angeles, CA
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Clinical Trials Specialist
Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm
$19.76 / $3438
$38.93 / $6774
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The Clinical Trials Specialist (CTS) will set-up and ensure the maintenace of all laboratory supplies which support the JCCC Clinical Research Unit- Translational Oncology Research team as well as act at the Satellite Site liaison. The CTS will assist with tracking sponsor delivery of supplies and maintain records of receipt of supplies. Conduct monthly inventory sessions and coordinate efforts to dismantle and discard expired supplies. Attend all Site Initiation Visits and bi-weekly staff/team meetings for all Translational clinical trials. Hold weekly meetings with Research Assistants to review inventory lists, supply requests and assign tasks. Disseminate necessary study information and supplies to the UCLA Satellite Sites. Assist with retrieval of regulatory documents and study start up procedures for the UCLA Satellite Sites. The CTS will hold bi-weekly Satellite Site teleconferences to ensure study start-up processing of studies, address any on-going study related issues, or Satellite Site concerns. The CTS may also assist with special projects, which pertain to unique ongoing trials, or perform other duties as specified.
Clinical research experience in an administrative position in the subspecialty of Hematology-Oncology. Working knowledge of good clinical practices (GCP) for clinical research Hematology-Oncology. Ability to work efficiently and complete tasks with a high degree of accuracy. Ability to organize multiple projects for efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Analytical skills sufficient to work and solve problems with minimal supervision. Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively. Ability to work flexible hours to accommodate research deadlines. Ability to concentrate and focus in a work environment that contains distracting stimuli and competing deadlines. Ability to be flexible in handling work delegated by more than one individual. . Strong interpersonal communication skills to effectively and diplomatically interact with others. Strong written communication skills, ability to compose correspondence and maintain large file system. Typing and computer skill/ability including word-processing, use of spreadsheets, e-mail and data entry into clinical trails e-Research database (MAC, PC, WORD, EXCEL, MIRCOSOFT). Sufficient computer and computer networking knowledge to problem solve common hardware and software problems for novice users via the telephone. Ability to handle confidential material with judgment and discretion. Working knowledge of Institutional Review Board, Internal Scientific Peer Review Committee, Contracts and Grants and CRU policies and procedures. Sufficient math ability and knowledge of clinical trails budgeting process to assist with the preparation of clinical trial budgets. Skill in coordinating diverse, complex tasks and information transfer among administrators, staff, physicians, and on site investigators. Ability to supervise and delegate clerical work to students and clerks.