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Company: University of California, San Francisco
Position Title: Clinical Research Coordinator
Department: Medicine HIV / AIDS / ZSFG
Location: 995 Potrero Avenue
Position Type: Full Time
Work Days/Shift: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm some evenings and weekends
Requisition #: 53089BR
The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) will primarily be responsible for all aspects of research coordination for the DoxyPEP study, a National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded clinical trial that will examine doxycycline post exposure prophylaxis to reduce the risk of incident sexually transmitted infections. DoxyPEP will enroll at four clinical sites, and UCSF Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG) HIV, ID and Global Medicine division is one of these sites.
The CRC will also provide research coordination for other studies conducted by the Principal Investigator (PI), including AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) studies and HHRC studies, both units which conduct HIV, ID and viral hepatitis clinical research based in the HIV, ID and Global Medicine Division. The individual will work at an independent level to assist the PI, and the study coordinator with implementing study protocols, study coordination, data / specimen collection, data management, and quality assurance.
The CRC will recruit, screen, enroll, and follow study participants, and interact with health care providers, clinical researchers, collaborators, funders, and varied administrative and professional staff. This position 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.
The job will involve the ability to carry boxes and supplies weighing up to 20-30 pounds, pack specimens into shipping containers, and deliver specimens to lab in a timely manner. Ability to file heavy charts (up to 5 lbs.) in file cabinets.
MEDICINE HIV/AIDS DIVISION ZSFG
The UCSF Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG) is an internationally recognized global leader in HIV clinical care, research and education and has grown to encompass a network of specialty clinics, multiple research and clinical trials, an HIV education program, an international research program in East Africa and a vibrant community forum for clinicians and researchers..
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.
• HS graduation and sufficient experience and demonstrated skills to successfully perform the assigned duties and responsibilities
• Familiarity with treatments for HIV-related infections, HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, and medical terminology
• Interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with a wide range of health professionals, administrators, and research subjects. Comfortable interviewing participants on sensitive issues including high risk sexual practices, sexually transmitted diseases and substance use
• Proficient in Microsoft Office programs with emphasis on Excel, Access, Word, Publisher. Savvy internet user and experience using smartphone applications
• Basic laboratory techniques (safe handling practices, preparing and labeling samples and reagents for studies, proper use, storage and disposal of reagents)
• Experience with electronic medical records
• Attention to detail; strong interpersonal skills; excellent, effective verbal and written communication skills to coordinate with subjects, team members, other departments and outside institutions; and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment while working with a diverse subject population
• Ability to work well independently, complete projects in a timely manner, and prioritize multiple projects to ensure the completion of essential tasks by deadlines
• Superior organizational skills, oral / written communication skills, attention to detail and accuracy
• Responsible, motivated, efficient. Able to take initiative, prioritize, think critically, and meet deadlines. Comfortable working both independently and in a team setting
• Demonstrate excellent attendance and reliability.
• BA/BS degree in related field
• Knowledgeable in phlebotomy issues, including working knowledge of tubes and procedures required for blood draw of clinical laboratory tests, and sample processing for T-cell assays, flow cytometry, and other research assays
• Knowledge of clinical research practices and longitudinal cohort studies.
Minimum two years of experience in clinical, community health setting and / or research setting
• Minimum two years of experience handling diagnostic specimens including safe handling and shipping practices
• Experience working with populations living with HIV and / or on HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
• Advertising / publishing experience a plus
• Fluency in the usage of UCSF Institutional Review Board (IRB) online IRIS system
• Understanding of patient population to create rapport and a relationship, while also giving insight to what is realistic and appropriate for patient participation
• Experience working with culturally and linguistically diverse groups
• Experience with electronic medical records
• Knowledge of UCSF and departmental policies for dealing with reimbursement, guidelines for research, confidentiality and HIPPA regulations, following the UCSF mission statement and purpose for research, and clear understanding of policies and procedures on patient safety and confidentiality (electronic and hard copy medical records, patient charts, communication, etc.)
• Knowledge of medical terminology, research policies and guidelines and guidelines for packing / shipping infectious substances
• Working knowledge of HIPAA guidelines and Human Subjects Protection rights
• Experience applying the following regulations and guidelines:
Good Clinical Practice Guidelines
Health Information and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
The Protection of Human Research Subjects
IRB regulations for recruitment and consent of research subjects
Effective Cash Handling Procedures
Environmental Health and Safety Training
Fire Safety Training
Safe shipping practices (IATA)
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