Cedars-Sinai Clinical Research - Pisarska in Los Angeles, California
The Clinical Research Associate I works directly with a Clinical Research Coordinator, Research Program Administrator, or Research Nurse to coordinate and/or implement the study. 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 as needed for study and assist with study budget and patient research billing. 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 or Research Nurse to coordinate/implement study.
•Evaluates and abstracts clinical research data from source documents.
•Ensures compliance with protocol and overall clinical research objectives.
•Completes Case Report Forms (CRFs).
•Enters clinical research data into Electronic Data Systems (EDCs) that are provided by the sponsors.
•Provides supervised patient contact or patient contact for long term follow-up patients only.
•Assists with regulatory submissions to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) including submission of Adverse Events, Serious Adverse Events, and Safety Letters in accordance with local and federal guidelines.
•Assists with clinical trial budgets.
•Assists with patient research billing.
•Schedules patients 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.
BA Science, Sociology or Related, preferred
Frequently: Sit at a desk or table with some walking, standing, bending, stooping, or carrying of light objects. Perform continuous operation of a personal computer for four hours or more. Use hands and fingers to handle and manipulate objects and/or operate equipment. Rarely: Perform unaided lifting of objects, 20 lbs
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.