Cedars-Sinai Clinical Research Coordinator II - Research Center for Health Equity in Los Angeles, California

The Independent study coordination including screening of potential research participants for protocol eligibility, presenting non-medical trial concepts and details to the research participants, and participating in the informed consent process.

Scheduling of research participants for research visits and procedures.

In collaboration with the physician and other medical personnel, documents thoroughly on Case Report Forms (CRFs) the following; changes in research participant condition, adverse events, concomitant medication use, protocol compliance, response to study drug.

Maintains accurate source documents related to all research procedures.

Responsible for accurate and timely data collection, documentation, entry, and reporting including timely response to sponsor queries.

Schedules and participates in monitoring and auditing activities.

Responsible for compiling and reporting on each study including information related to protocol activity, accrual data, workload, and other research information; present this information at regular research staff meetings.

Notifies direct supervisor about concerns regarding data quality and study conduct.

Works closely with a regulatory coordinator or directly with the Institutional Review Board (IRB) to submit initial applications, amendments, continuing reviews, Adverse Events, Serious Adverse Events, protocol deviations, and Safety Letters in accordance with local and federal guidelines.

May involve other regulatory / Institutional Review Board duties, budgeting duties, and assisting with research participant billing and reconciliation.

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 research participant confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations and applicable law.

Coordinates training and education of other personnel.

Participates in centralized activities such as auditing, Standard Operating Procedure development, etc.

Plans and coordinates strategies for increasing research participant enrollment, and/or improving clinical research efficiency.

Identifies quality and performance improvement opportunities and collaborates with staff in the development of action plans to improve quality.

May identify new research opportunities and present to investigators.

Participates in required training and education programs.

Educational Requirements:

BA/BS degree.

License/Certification/Registration Requirements:

ACRP/SoCRA (or equivalent) certification preferred.

Experience:

Four (4) years minimum of directly related experience.

Physical Demands:

Able to perform moderate lifting. Able to sit, stand and walk for prolonged periods of time. Able to read papers and online documents. Able to operate standard office equipment. Able to exercise physical ability and perspective acuity to satisfactorily perform essential job functions.

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.