Cedars-Sinai Clinical Research Coordinator I in Los Angeles, California
Job Posting: Summary of Essential Job Duties: The Cardiac Imaging Research Team (CIRT), under the direction of Daniel Berman, M.D., within the Cardiac Imaging and Nuclear Cardiology section of the S. Mark Taper Foundation Imaging Center at Cedars-Sinai is seeking an experienced and highly motivated Clinical Research Coordinator I (CRCI). The CRCI works independently with minimal supervision providing study coordination for all phases of clinical research projects. Study coordinating responsibilities may include any or all of the following: screening and recruiting patients, participating in informed consent, developing and implementing the workflows for the study visits, conducting non-medical portions of the study visit, data collection, data entry, responding to sponsor queries and hosting monitor visits, completing and maintaining the IRB and regulatory documents, and coordinating ancillary services for the study. The CRCI may serve as the primary non-medical liaison for the projects to the department, ancillary service, and sponsor representatives. The CRCI works closely with the Team Lead and PI to successfully execute the study and ensure compliance with the protocol as well as all federal, local, FDA, IRB, and HIPAA guidelines and regulations. The prospective candidate must be able to function in a fast-paced environment, handling multiple ongoing tasks/projects, and to prioritize and manage his/her time productively; must show initiative, demonstrate resourcefulness and creative problem-solving skills, and exercise good judgement as many new situations arise and procedures and regulations in the work environment can change frequently and unexpectedly; must be well organized and have meticulous attention to detail; must exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality with sensitive, protected, and/or proprietary information. Excellent oral and written communication skills, customer service skills, and professionalism are required as this person will be recruiting volunteers to enroll in the studies as well as interacting with physicians, scientists, directors, managers, patients, vendors, and various clinical and operational personnel. The Cardiac Imaging Research Team (CIRT) has established a worldwide reputation as a leader in investigating powerful new methods of detecting, evaluating and treating heart disease using multimodality cardiac imaging (cardiac CT, MRI, PET and SPECT). CIRT is comprised of physician investigators, scientists, and other research personnel conducting clinical research and technical development studies funded by industry contracts, federal and non-federal grants, and philanthropic gifts.
Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Educational Requirements:
Bachelor's degree required; Classes in life sciences, medicine, public health, clinical research, biostatistics, and/or data science preferred; Education in clinical research coordinating preferred
Current clinical research professional certification from SOCRA, ACRP, or equivalent preferred
At least 2 years of directly related experience working as an assistant or coordinator on both industry-sponsored clinical trials and investigator-initiated studies required. Experience working independently as the lead study coordinator is highly desired.
Physical Demands: (e.g., lifting, standing, walking)
Able to operate standard office equipment. Able to exercise physical ability and perspective acuity to satisfactorily perform essential job functions.