May 15, 2024
Neuro-Memory and Aging
Full Time
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Under the supervision of a Clinical Research Supervisor or Principal Investigator (PI), the Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator (ACRC) will perform entry-level duties related to the support and coordination of clinical studies, and may receive training and development to prepare and advance for journey-level work at the next level within the series.

The ACRC may be responsible for the coordination of one or more single or multi-site, active or follow-up clinical research studies; help prepare protocols for study initiation; help design flow sheets, data forms and source documents; gather and interpret medical, surgical and laboratory data regarding clinical trial subjects; may apply understanding of inclusion/exclusion eligibility criteria for protocols; help recruit, enroll, register, schedule and retain study subjects; record protocol specific treatments and assure collection and shipment of samples; assist research personnel to keep patients on study schedules; complete study forms to submit to sponsors and/or appropriate agencies; collect, enter and clean data into study databases, maintaining data quality; assist with data analysis; assist with preparation of reports and tables; attend team meetings; and perform other duties as assigned.

The ACRC will also be part of the UCSF Memory and Aging Center’s Community Outreach and Alzheimer’s Disease and Frontotemporal Dementia Clinical Trials Programs, and the ACRC will be asked to work within the community and at the MAC, supporting the PI and Clinical Research and Community Outreach Coordinator to successfully perform outreach in San Francisco and the Bay Area. This will be crucial in the UCSF ADRC’s larger goal of creating a “hub” within communities within the San Francisco Bay Area that allows increased presence of the UCSF MAC within the community and greater inclusion of diverse populations in MAC clinical trials and other research projects. Part of these outreach duties include, but will not be limited to, assistance in the organization of educational and health fairs and events; supporting efforts at forums and workshops on brain health and caregiving issues for older adults as well as families, and assistance with creation of community education materials.  The ACRC will also assist with the conduct of clinical trials for Alzheimer’s Disease and related disorders at UCSF, including recruiting participants and helping them to complete study procedures. This position includes requirement to work on some weekends (at least 2-3 times per year) in order to attend certain community events. This time requirement can fluctuate depending upon needs of the research projects and the community.

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