May 22, 2021
Neuro-Memory and Aging
Full Time
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The Care Ecosystem Clinical Research Coordinator will perform independently or with general direction at the fully operational journey level of the series to execute, manage, and coordinate research protocols, as directed by the Principal Investigator (PI); coordinate the data collection and operations of clinical research studies under the guidelines of research protocols, UCSF and regulating agency policies. The purpose of these studies is to evaluate the effectiveness of the Care Ecosystem, a supportive care program for people living with dementia and their caregivers. Our mission is to improve dementia care for all families living with these diseases.

The CRC’s duties may include, but will not be limited to, supporting the management and coordinating the tasks of clinical research studies to evaluate the implementation strategies and effectiveness of the Care Ecosystem, which is a supportive care program for people with dementia and their caregivers. The CRC will act as intermediary between research teams at other health systems that are participating in the research, while collecting data via surveys with caregivers and overseeing data management including survey completion rates and the collection of electronic health record and Medicare claims data; manage and report on study results; create, clean, update, and manage databases and comprehensive datasets and reports; coordinate staff work schedules, assist with training of Assistant CRCs, and assist Clinical Research Supervisor and/or PI with oversight of other research staff; manage Investigator’s protocols in the Committee on Human Research online system and coordinate with a Central (commercial) IRB, as well as renewals and modifications of protocol applications and the implementation of new studies; participate in the review and writing of protocols to ensure institutional review board approval within University compliance; help assure compliance with all relevant regulatory agencies; oversee study data integrity; implement and maintain periodic quality control procedures; interface with departments to obtain UCSF approval prior to study initiation; maintain all regulatory documents; report study progress to investigators; participate in any internal and external audits or reviews of study protocols; assist in the development of informatics systems to support data collection and workflow, and perform other duties as assigned.