Cedars-Sinai Clinical Research Associate II in Los Angeles, California
Job Posting: The Cedars-Sinai F. Widjaja Foundation Inflammatory Bowel and Immunobiology Research Institute (IBIRI) is searching for a temporary Clinical Research Associate II (CRA II) IBIRI is a multidisciplinary basic, translational and clinical research program devoted to Inflammation Bowel Diseases. Under the direction of Dr. Dermot McGovern, the institute is seeking for a talented and highly motivated candidate to join the group as a CRA II. The Clinical Research Associate II works independently providing study coordination support including screening of potential patients for protocol eligibility, presenting non-medical trial concepts and details, and participating in the informed consent process. 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; present this information at regular staff meetings. Ensures compliance with all federal and local agencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board (IRB). The CRA II will provide administrative support for the QORUS 1 BD Quality Improvement Program, including but not limited to: Coordinating teleconferences, QORUS I BD meeting logistics, coordination of travel. - Maintain and coordinate Principal Investigator's calendar - Screening of potential patients for protocol eligibility, presenting non-medical trial concepts and details to the patients, and participating in the informed consent process. - Scheduling of patients for research visits and procedures - Prepares data spreadsheets for Investigator and/or department. - Notifies direct supervisor about concerns regarding data quality and study conduct. - Ensures compliance with all federal and local agencies. such as the local Institutional Review Board. - Maintains strict patient confidentiality per HIPAA regulations and applicable law. - May plan and coordinate strategies for increasing patient enrollment, and/or improving research efficiency. - May identity quality and performance improvement opportunities and collaborate with staff in the development of action plans to improve quality - May assist with grant proposals, publication preparation, and presentations. - May need to travel for learning sessions I investigator meetings - Performs other related duties as assigned or required.
Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Educational Requirements:
ACRP/SoCRA (or equivalent) certification preferred
Two (2) years of directly related experience.
Physical Demands: (e.g.. lifting, standing, walking)
Able to perform moderate lifting. May require occasional driving to offsite location. Able to sit, stand, and walk for prolonged periods of time. Able to exercise physical ability and perspective acuity to satisfactorily perform essential job functions