Under the direction of the Department of Pediatrics Clinical Research Lead and study investigators, coordinate all data management and other research activities as part of a clinical research team servicing a diverse portfolio in multiple pediatric sub-specialties. You will be responsible for the coordination of clinical trials to include: ensuring that protocol procedures have been completed accurately, safely, and in a timely manner; research chart documentation; data collection, query resolution, and case report form completion; participation in weekly group and team meetings; and vacation & sick leave coverage for team members.
You will independently prioritize assignments and complete ongoing tasks following established Good Clinical Practices, industry and research regulatory guidelines, and the clinical trial protocol(s). Other assignments are made by the Principal Investigator(s), supervisor, and/or sponsor on a project basis, and the incumbent is frequently expected to use his/her own judgment to determine the most appropriate and efficient method of completing research project. Work is periodically reviewed in-progress or when deviating from standard procedures.
Salary range: $24.28-$48.04 Hourly
Required Skills, knowledge, and abilities:
Demonstrated clinical trial research experience, with in-depth knowledge of clinical research electronic data capture (EDC) such as REDCap and Medidata Rave.
Experience using and abstracting data from electronic health record (EHR) systems, preferably Epic.
Working knowledge of good clinical practices for clinical research.
Ability to work efficiently and complete tasks with a high degree of accuracy, including handling work delegated by more than one individual, often under pressure of conflicting demands.
Ability to organize multiple projects for efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
Ability to work and solve problems with minimal supervision.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively.
Ability to work flexible hours to accommodate research procedures and deadlines.
Ability to focus on tasks in a work environment that contains distracting stimuli.
Ability to be flexible in handling work delegated by more than one individual.
Strong interpersonal communication skills to effectively and diplomatically interact with others.
Strong written communication skills.
Proficient typing & computer skill/ability including word-processing, use of spreadsheet (Microsoft Excel), e-mail, and data entry into different types of electronic data capture systems (such as REDCap and Medidata Rave).
Ability to work in more than one environment, travel to participating hospitals, and attend off-site staff meetings, conferences, and investigator’s meetings.
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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