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Clinical Research Coordinator I - Survivorship Lifestyle & Supportive Health Program

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 # HRC0553651A

The Survivorship, Lifestyle, and Supportive Health Research team at Cedars-Sinai conducts multi-disciplinary program and research projects passionate about improving the lives of patients with cancer and learning how diet and exercise impact cancer. Our research includes studies focused on reducing the impact of chemotherapy on cognition, identifying ways to improve quality of life through various techniques, tackling depression and anxiety in patients with a cancer diagnosis, and learning how diet and exercise can improve health outcomes. The Clinical Research Coordinator I (CRC I) supports the conduct of research within the Survivorship, Lifestyle, and Supportive Health team.

Are you ready to contribute to groundbreaking research? We look forward to having you join the team!

The Clinical Research Coordinator I works independently providing study coordination, screening of prospective 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. Presents study information at research staff meetings.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Schedules patients 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 patient condition, adverse events, concomitant medication use, protocol compliance, response to study drug.
  • Maintains accurate source documents related to all research procedures.
  • Schedules and participates in monitoring and auditing activities.
  • Notifies direct supervisor about concerns regarding data quality and study conduct.
  • Works closely with a regulatory coordinator or directly with the IRB to submit Adverse Events, Serious Adverse Events, protocol deviations, and Safety Letters in accordance with local and federal guidelines.
  • May perform other regulatory / IRB duties, budgeting duties, and assisting with patient research billing and reconciliation.
  • 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 patient confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations and applicable law.
  • Participates in required training and education programs.

Department-Specific Responsibilities

  • Performs phlebotomy services according to CSMC policies and procedures.
  • Verifies specimen identification, assesses appropriateness of test orders and quality of specimen by recognizing factors that affect procedures and results; takes appropriate action when corrections are indicated Identifies patients and patient samples by strict adherence to established procedures; labels samples accurately and completely.
  • Reports test results to appropriate individuals and exercises professional discretion with patient information.

Teamwork/Customer Relation Responsibilities

  • Establishes effective working relationships with cross-functional team(s)

Education:

  • High School Diploma/GED required
  • Bachelor's Degree in Science, Sociology or related degree, preferred

Licenses & Certifications:

  • Certification in Clinical Research SOCRA or ACRP certification, preferred.

Experience:

  • One (1) year of clinical research related experience
  • One (1) year of involvement in the coordination of clinical research trials 
  • Working Title: Clinical Research Coordinator I - Survivorship Lifestyle & Supportive Health Program
  • Department: SOCCI Clinical Research Office
  • Business Entity: Academic / Research
  • 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

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at Applicant_Accommodation@cshs.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu) and COVID-19. For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through April each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment, subject to medical exemption or religious accommodation. For the same reason, you may also be required to receive other vaccines such as COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Cedars-Sinai reserves the right to make modifications to its required list of vaccines as required by law and/or policy.

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