CLIN RSCH CRD

June 14, 2022
Neuro-Memory and Aging
Full Time
Req Number: 
67332BR
The 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 Clinical Director and/or Principal Investigator (PI); may coordinate the data collection and operations of a multi-site clinical research study under the guidelines of research protocols, UCSF and regulating agency policies.

The Care Ecosystem: The Care Ecosystem study is currently funded by a grant from the National Institutes on Aging and is designed to test the impact of a telephone-based support, education, and care coordination intervention for patients with dementia and their caregivers. The goal is to improve the health and wellbeing of patients with dementia and their caregivers, as well as to decrease unnecessary medical costs. Under supervision of the Clinical Director, the incumbent will collaborate with participants and an interdisciplinary team to deliver a protocolized intervention designed to improve the health and wellbeing of patients with dementia and their caregivers in an accessible, economically sustainable, and scalable way. They may help train new staff and interface with a network of clinical research partners across UCSF and diverse health systems nationwide that work together to build evidence aimed at improving dementia care through pragmatic clinical trials. Be part of a research team that is mission driven, tech savvy, and innovative.    

The individual’s duties may include, but will not be limited to supporting the management and coordinating the tasks of multi-site clinical research studies; acting as intermediary between sites while overseeing data management; manage and report on study results; create, clean, update, and manage databases and comprehensive datasets and reports; coordinate staff work schedules at coordinating center, assist with training of Assistant CRCs, and assist Clinical Director and/or PI with oversight of other research staff; manage Investigator’s protocols in the Committee on Human Research online system, 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; and perform other duties as assigned.