Clinical Research Coordinator

March 11, 2020
Neurology / Memory and Aging Center
Full Time
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The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) will perform tasks with general direction in order to coordinate research protocols, as directed by the Principal Investigator (PI) and the Clinical Research & Community Outreach Coordinator (CRCOC). The CRC will schedule participants, coordinate the data collection and operations of several concurrent clinical research studies under the guidelines of research protocols, UCSF and regulating agency policies.

The CRC’s duties may include, but will not be limited to, supporting the management and coordinating the tasks of multiple clinical research studies; act as intermediary between services and departments while overseeing data and specimen management; manage and report on study results; create, clean, update, and manage databases and comprehensive datasets and reports; coordinate staff work schedules; manage Investigator’s protocols in the Committee on Human Research (CHR) 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; assist other collaborating studies with translation services (from English into Spanish) when necessary and possible; and perform other administrative duties as assigned.

This position also involves working off-site some days, supporting the PI and CRCOC to successfully perform outreach in the community in order diversify study population. Part of these outreach duties include, but will not be limited to, assist in the organization of educational and health fairs and events; participate as speaker at conferences, forums and facilitate workshops around brain health / caregiving issues for older adults as well as families, younger adults and possibly teenagers; assist the PI and CRCOC in the creation of educational material accessible to general population. This position might be required to work on some weekends (four to five times per year) in order to attend certain community events.

The mission of the UCSF Memory and Aging Center is to provide the highest quality of care for individuals with cognitive problems, to conduct research on causes and cures for degenerative brain diseases, and to educate health professionals, patients and their families.

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.