Clinical Research Coordinator I/CPT - Smidt Heart Institute - Cheng Lab

Cedars-Sinai Careers
 Los Angeles, CA

HRC0418294 Requisition #

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. Will be responsible for accurate and timely source documents, data collection, documentation, entry, and reporting including timely response to sponsor queries.

Responsible for compiling and reporting on each study including information related to protocol activity, accrual data, workload, and other research information; presents this information at regular research staff meetings. Ensures compliance with all federal and local agencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board (IRB). Independent study coordination including screening of potential research participants for protocol eligibility, presenting non-medical trial concepts and details to the research participants, and participating in the informed consent process.

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. Responsible for accurate and timely data collection, documentation, entry, and reporting including timely response to sponsor queries.

  • Schedules and participates in monitoring and auditing activities.
  • Responsible for compiling and reporting on each study including information related to protocol activity, accrual data, workload, and other research information; presents this information at regular research staff meetings.
  • Notifies direct supervisor about concerns regarding data quality and study conduct.
  • Independently works with external study monitors and/or auditors.
  • Works closely with a regulatory coordinator or directly with the Institutional Review Board (IRB) to submit initial applications, amendments, continuing reviews, 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 research participant billing and reconciliation.
  • May supervise Clinical Research Associates on data entry, data query and resolution.
  • 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 research participant confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations and applicable law.
  • Participates in required training and education programs.

Education Requirements:

  • BA/BS Degree is strongly preferred

License/Certification:

  • Phlebotomy certification (LPT, CPT I or CPT II) within the state of California from an accredited agency is required; ACRP/SoCRA (or equivalent) certification preferred.

Experience:

  • Minimum of one (1) year of directly related experience is required.
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