CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR
Enrich your career at Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System, a 269-bed acute care hospital on the beautiful coast of California, offering cutting-edge technology, state-of-the-art facilities and expanding patient care services. Currently, we are seeking a full-time Clinical Research Coordinator to be responsible for the management of research studies and clinical data management.
Research: Under the supervision of the Clinical Research Manager and/or Physician, the Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) participates in all areas of planning, coordinating and implementing clinical research studies, including regulatory, data collection and entry, and IRB follow-up. The CRC also assists in the development of other specific research projects presented to, managed or developed by the SVMHS Clinical Research Department. Specific responsibilities include: gathering and transcribing data into Case Report Forms; maintaining regulatory paperwork, preservation of investigational product, laboratory supplies and other study-related items; and maintaining database records and reports as needed. The CRC may provide training, project leadership and quality control oversight of entry-level research coordinators. The CRC will be capable of coordinating clinical trials in any target therapeutic area, with a particular focus on cardiovascular and oncology clinical trials.
Data Management: Responsible for assisting in the management of studies such as cancer studies sponsored by the NCI, e.g. Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group and others. The CRC assures effective data screening and management necessary to support external data registry submission, monitoring and evaluation functions, physician data and review functions for the hospital. This position disseminates information as needed in accordance with established HIPAA guidelines. This position requires a thorough understanding of management of information, and the ability to interact with a wide variety of ethnically diverse people, including patients, their families, physicians, financial staff, clinical staff and information systems. The successful candidate will also utilize clinical knowledge and assessment skills to identify and screen potential research patients using established criteria, as well as enroll and maintain records of all clinical research patients.
Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree, a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) by the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) or by the Society for Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA), a minimum of 3-5 years of clinical trial experience, preferably working with patients on the site side of clinical trials (as opposed to industry), current BLS/Healthcare Provider status as per the American Heart Association standards, current California driver’s license and strong interpersonal skills to deal effectively and work in a collaborative manner with a variety of people and situations. Prefer 1 year of experience managing research and/or data projects, experience in data entry and the ability to work in multiple proprietary programs.
Located in the beautiful Central Coast/Monterey Bay area of California, Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System offers a highly competitive compensation and benefits package and work environment that will impress you. Please visit our website and apply online at: www.svmh.com. EOE