This is a position within the Division of Child Neurology in the Department of Neurology at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, San Francisco.
The Clinical Research Coordinator will manage and coordinate research protocols, as directed by Dr. Heather Fullerton and Dr. Christine Fox. The CRC will be responsible for working as part of a team to coordinate data collection and operations of several concurrent clinical research studies in compliance with UCSF and regulating agency policies. This job will involve close work with children and families, including study participant enrollment in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, telephone calls to families and follow-up in childhood stroke and other cerebrovascular disease research studies. In addition, will assist with admin tasks for International Pediatric Stroke Organization. Preference will be given to candidates that are able to commit to a minimum of 2-years.
The individual's duties may include, but will not be limited to supporting the management and coordinating the tasks of multiple clinical research studies, including multi-center studies; act as intermediary between services and departments while overseeing data and specimen management; manage and report on study results; create, clean, update, and manage databases and comprehensive datasets and reports; assist the PI with oversight of students and other research staff; manage Investigator's protocols in the Committee on Human Research online system, as well as renewals and modifications of protocol applications and the implementation of new studies; participate in the review and writing of protocols to ensure institutional review board approval within University compliance; help assure compliance with all relevant regulatory agencies; oversee study data integrity; implement and maintain periodic quality control procedures; interface with departments to obtain UCSF approval prior to study initiation; maintain all regulatory documents; report study progress to investigators; participate in any internal and external audits or reviews of study protocols; and perform other duties as assigned. Incumbent will also assist with preparation of grant submissions, including budgets.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.