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Clinical Research Associate II - The Angeles Clinic & Research Institute

Los Angeles, California

Overview

Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. By joining us in an academic role, you’ll be a part of formulating future ideas for discovery and then translating those discoveries into cures for the benefit and health of the Los Angeles community.

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  • Analytical
  • Organized
  • Deadline-oriented
  • Adaptable
  • Results-driven
  • Problem-solver

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Discovery is central to Cedars-Sinai’s mission. Our laboratories and clinics generate ideas, therapies, devices, and systems that contribute to biomedical progress around the world. Cedars-Sinai’s investigators push the frontiers of biomedicine with studies in cardiac care, cancer, digestive health, the neurosciences, women’s health, and more. Cedars-Sinai’s robust academic enterprise shapes the experts who will help redefine medicine for the next generation.

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Responsibilities

Requisition # HRC0623418A

The Angeles Clinic & Research Institute has established an international reputation for developing new cancer therapies, providing the best in experimental and traditional treatments, and expertly guiding and training the next generation of clinicians. Our board-certified fellowship-trained medical oncologists, surgeons, immunotherapists, pathologists, and dermatologists work closely together to advance cancer care. We are committed to bringing innovative therapeutic options to all of our patients with cancer!

Join our team and contribute to groundbreaking research!

Through our oncology clinical trials program, The Institute continues our ongoing dedication to offer excellence in research and patient care. We offer multiple cancer clinical trials in a wide range of cancerous tumors.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate data for completion of case report forms (CRFs), either paper or electronic data capture and perform data entry for clinical research trials and projects.
  • Review all clinical study records to ensure complete documentation in compliance with regulations.
  • Prepare charts for monitoring visits.
  • Answer sponsor queries in a timely manner.
  • Acquire physician signatures on CRFs and other study documentation as needed.
  • Assist the research staff in meeting all data lock and query resolution deadlines.
  • Update outside sponsors as needed on query resolution, outstanding number of CRFs to be completed, etc.
  • Provide support (including administrative/clerical) to staff and external sources related to current research projects.
  • Act as liaison between research department and sponsor as needed to ensure timely CRF completion.
  • Maintain research charts and subject records.
  • Acquire medical records, death certificates and death information for all subjects as needed.
  • Interact appropriately with other members of the clinical team and office personnel, communicating in a highly professional manner at all times.
  • May participate in CRF development for Investigator Initiated Trials.
  • May be involved in training and education of other CRAs.
  • Participate in planning, workshops, evaluation meetings, and seminars, educational or administrative meetings as necessary or requested.
  • Review and adhere to department policies and procedures to maintain proficiency in operating guidelines.
  • Maintain appropriate records, notification of time worked, vacations, seminars, and professional time commitments related to this position

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Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in biology or science-related field is preferred.

Experience:

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in the field of clinical research required.
  • 1 year of experience in a medical office is preferred.
  • High energy with a focus in meeting deadlines.
  • Able to prioritize and maintain progress on multiple scientific projects.
  • Supportive of finding creative solutions to complex scientific and business challenges.
  • Customer focused in a way that ensures desired outcomes are achieved.
  • Collegial and highly participative at all levels.
  • Passionate about providing cutting edge technology that solves real business challenges and ultimately produces better treatment alternatives for patients.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills with a must have quality of service attitude
  • Ability to communicate clearly, thoroughly, and concisely.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from patients, team members, pharmacy sponsors, or regulatory agencies.
  • Able to work carefully and efficiently under stressful and or high demand situations.
  • Working Title: Clinical Research Associate II - The Angeles Clinic & Research Institute
  • Department: Angeles Research
  • Business Entity: Medical Network Foundation
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Academic/Research
  • Job Specialty: Research Studies/Clinical Trials
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 8 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Day

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