Cedars-Sinai Clinical Research Associate II in Los Angeles, California
As a Clinical Research Associate II, you will work directly with a Principal Investigator, Clinical Research Coordinator, and Research Program Administrator-- to coordinate and implement a multi-center pre-clinical research trial. Will serve as the primary point of contact for 6 pre-clinical study sites. Will coordinate study material shipping and record keeping. May work with a Research Nurse to coordinate and/or implement other studies and may serve as the point of contact for the external sponsors.
This role evaluates and abstracts research data and ensures compliance with protocol and research objectives. Position is responsible for completing research report forms, entering research data, and assist with regulatory submissions to the IRB or IACUC. Provides limited patient contact as needed for study and assist with study budget and patient research billing. In addition, the CRA II may coordinate activities, training, and education for other Clinical Research Associates. Responsible for bio-specimen collection, processing, and shipping.
May plan and coordinate strategies for increasing research participant enrollment, improving efficiency, training of personnel, or identifying new research opportunities. Responsible for coordinating meetings and drafting research Standard Operating Procedures. This role will comply with all federal, local, FDA, IRB, IACUC, NIH, and HIPAA guidelines and regulations pertaining to the study, animal welfare, and patient care.
- BA/BS/MS degree
- ACRP/SoCRA (or equivalent) certification preferred.
Four (4) years minimum of directly related experience in the field of clinical trial coordination.
Must have strong MSOffice computer skills, conduct Internet searches, and ability to become proficient using related organizational and sponsor software programs.
Wet lab and animal handling experience would be useful.
Prior clinical trial and IRB experience would be preferred.
IACUC, wet lab, and animal handling experience in an academic setting would be useful.
Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.