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Clinical Research Coordinator I - Lung Institute Biobank

Location: Alhambra
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Join Cedars-Sinai and become part of a team that is at the forefront of medical advancements!

Work alongside physician-scientists and researchers who are making life-saving medical and scientific breakthroughs. Our team of scientists develop some of the most advanced clinical trials in the world.

This position will provide support to the Lung Institute Biobank in our Department of Medicine under the direction of Dr. Peter Chen, MD and Dr. Tanyalak Parimon, MD.

As a Clinical Research Coordinator I, you will work independently providing study coordination including screening of potential research participants for protocol eligibility, presenting non-medical trial concepts and details, and participating in the informed consent process. This position is responsible for accurate and timely source documents, data collection, documentation, entry, and reporting including timely response to sponsor queries. This role is also responsible for compiling and reporting on each study including information related to protocol activity, accrual data, workload, and other research information. The CRC member presents study information at research staff meetings and ensures compliance with all federal and local agencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board (IRB).

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Schedules and participates in monitoring and auditing activities.
  • 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 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 patient research billing and reconciliation.
  • 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.
    Department-Specific Responsibilities:
    • Processes blood samples for plasma, serum, buffy coat, and peripheral blood mononuclear cell isolation and collection.
    • Collects and processes respiratory and non-respiratory specimens.
    • Collects, processes, and archives bio-specimens as well as maintains clinical database in a timely manner.
    • Manages research databases.

      • High School Diploma/GED, required.
      • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Sociology, or related field is preferred.
        • ACRP/SoCRA certification is preferred.
          • One (1) year of clinical research experience, required.
          • Bio-banking experience, preferred.
            Physical Demands:

            Standing, Walking, Sitting, Lifting 50 lbs., Carrying 50 lbs., Pushing 75 lbs., Pulling 75 lbs., Climbing (Rarely), Balancing(Rarely), Stooping(Rarely), Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination, Crouching (Rarely), Crawling (N/A), Reaching, Handling, Grasping, Feeling, Talking, Hearing, Repetitive Motions, Kneeling (Rarely)

            Working Title: Clinical Research Coordinator I - Lung Institute Biobank
            Department: Home Dept - Pulmonary
            Business Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
            Job Category: Academic/Research
            Job Specialty: Research Studies/Clinical Trials
            Position Type: Full-time
            Shift Length: 8 hour shift
            Shift Type: Day
            Base Pay:$23.39 - $39.76

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, Alhambra , Clinical Research Coordinator I - Lung Institute Biobank, Healthcare , Alhambra, California

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