Clinical Research Associate - Santa Monica 8/21/2020
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Santa Monica, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Responsibilities
Participate in all research activities asrnpart of the clinical research team located at UCLA/UCLA Santa Monica andrnWestwood while under the direction of the team leaders, investigators,rnFinancial Administrative Office (FAO), Faculty Director, Medical Director, andrnSenior Research Director (Senior Management) of the JCCC CRU. The ClinicalrnResearch Associate is responsible for completing in a timely and accuraternmanner the data management of clinical research studies, protocol relatedrntasks, assisting with shipment of specimens, and administrative functions ofrnthe oncology research unit, according to good clinical practice (GCP), JCCC CRUrnstandard operating policies (SOP), UCLA Institutional Review Board (IRB) andrngovernment regulations. This includes responsibility for collection andrntranscription of research patient data and study related information intornresearch records (Case Report Forms [CRFs]), and assists with maintenance ofrnstudy patient files to fulfill research requirements. Work with study monitorsrnto process and collect accurate data in a timely manner and assistrninvestigators and study coordinators in clinic settings. Work may bernassigned by the manager, team leader, investigator or Senior Management.rnAssignments may be changed on an as-needed basis in order to ensure thatrnstudies and patient care needs are handled appropriately and in a timelyrnmanner. Available occasionally to work flexible hours to meet study or CRUrndeadlines and priorities.Qualifications
Bachelor degree in chemistry, biology, nursing or other related field.
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.
Willingness to travel between UCLA Westwood and Santa Monica Clinic.
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.
Clinical research experience, with in-depth knowledge of clinical oncology as it pertains to clinical trials.
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.