Cedars-Sinai Clinical Research Associate I - Kidney in Los Angeles, California
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Cedars-Sinai Cancer is committed to pursuing pioneering research into disease mechanism, diagnostic innovations and new technologies and resources. Through our historic achievements, growing research enterprise, and serving one of the most diverse regions in the world, our physicians and scientists are uniquely positioned to guide the next generation of progress against the disease.
Join our team and use your expertise with an organization known nationally for excellence in research studies.
The Clinical Research Associate II works directly with a Clinical Research Coordinator, Research Program Administrator, or Research Nurse, or Principal Investigator to coordinate and/or implement the study and may serve as the point of contact for the external sponsors. Evaluates and abstracts research data and ensures compliance with protocol and research objectives. Responsible for completing case report forms, entering clinical research data, and assist with regulatory submissions to the IRB. Provides limited patient contact with research participants as needed for study and assist with study budget and patient research participant research billing. In addition, the CRA II may coordinate activities, training, and education for other Clinical Research Associates. Ensures compliance with all federal, local, FDA, IRB, and HIPAA guidelines and regulations pertaining to the study and patient care.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Works with a Clinical Research Coordinator, Research Program Administrator, Research Nurse, or Principal Investigator to coordinate/implement study.
•Evaluates and abstracts clinical research data from source documents.
•Completes Case Report Forms (CRFs).
•Enters clinical research data into Electronic Data Systems (EDCs) that are provided by the sponsors.
•Provides supervised contact with research participants or contact for long term follow-up research participants only.
•Assists with regulatory submissions to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and works closely with supervising research staff or directly with the Institutional Review Board to submit Adverse Events, Serious Adverse Events, and Safety Letters in accordance with local and federal guidelines
•Assists with clinical trial budgets.
•Schedules research participants for research visits and research procedures.
•Responsible for sample preparation and shipping and maintenance of study supplies and kits.
•Ensures compliance with all federal and local agencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board. Maintains research practices using Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines. Maintains strict patient confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations and applicable law.
•Participates in required training and education programs. May be involved in training and education of other Clinical Research Associates.
•Serves as the point of contact for external sponsors for select trials.
•Coordinates activities of other associates to ensure compliance with protocol and overall clinical research objectives.
•Participates in centralized activities such as auditing, Standard Operating Procedure development, etc.
•May participate in the development of Investigator Initiated trials for Investigational New Drug applications and/or Device applications
Education and Experience
Educational Requirements: BA/BS degree preferred
Licenses: ACRP/SoCRA (or equivalent) certification preferred.
Experience: One year minimum of directly related experience
Working Title: Clinical Research Associate I - Kidney
Department: Home Dept-Hepatology&CTCPrgms
Business Entity: Academic / Research
Job Category: ,Academic/Research,Academic/Research
Job Specialty: Research Studies/Clinical Trials
Position Type: Full-time
Shift Length: 8 hour shift
Shift Type: Day
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