Research Associate I
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POST DATE 8/13/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Los Angeles, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Title:
Research Associate I
Staff Research Assoc I
22-265 CHS-Westwood, CA.
$20.14 / $3504
$24.02 / $4179
Layoff Referral Deadline:
Under the direction of the WHCRU Administrative Director, the incumbent will function as a member of the Women's Health Clinical Research Unit in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Primary responsibility is to serve as Study Coordinator and Data Manager for clinical trials by assuring compliance with all aspects of individual studies at UCLA and if needed to provide back-up for study patients at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center.
Skill in conducting clinical trials. Ability to screen patients for eligibility. Ability to assure that all pre-study requirements are met. Assure compliance with all protocol guidelines. Ability to schedule patients for tests and procedures. Ability to review adverse event reports with Principal Investigator. Ability to accurately complete case report forms and assure that all supporting documents are in the study binders.
Ability to effectively interact with study sponsors. Ability to liaison with study sponsors and resolve issues. Ability to submit data management forms electronically and by mail in a timely manner. Ability to prepare weekly report of outstanding data forms and present findings at meetings. Ability attend local and national Investigator's Meetings. Ability to identify and abstract data from medical records. Ability to assure that source documents are present in all study charts. Ability to participate in site visits and audits.
Ability to report protocol deviations to IRB in a timely manner. Ability to communicate directely with patients to assure compliance with protocol. Ability to meet with patients to coordinate their care and todiscuss side effects that they may be experiencing.
Ability to utilize various online platforms for data entry, uploading forms, database, enrollment, etc. Ability to create spreadsheets and databases using Excel, Redcap, CareConnect, etc. Ability to enter studies and data into CareConnect, Velos, and similar online platforms. Ability to communicate with participants in order to complete Quality of Life Questionnaires, diaries, datamanagement forms, etc. Ability to enter study data into e-case report forms in a timely manner. Ability to respond to queries in a timely manner.
Ability to liaison with study monitor on a regular basis and during site monitoring visits.
Ability to prepare for and coordinate various site visits by study sponsors (i.e. site qualification visits, site initiation visits, and site close out visits. Ability to liaison with various UCLA Departments (i.e. Pathology, Radiology, Pharmacy, etc). Ability to ensure study procedures are billed correctly (i.e. research versus standard of care)