Clinical Research Coordinator


San Francisco, CA

What you'll be doing

The clinical research coordinator (CRC) will perform independently or with general direction at the operational journey level of the series to execute, manage, and coordinate research protocols, as directed by the clinical research supervisor and principal investigator (PI). The candidate may coordinate the data collection and operations of several concurrent clinical research studies under the guidelines of research protocols, university, and regulating agency policies. The CRC will act as intermediary between services and departments while overseeing data and specimen management; manage and report on study results; create, clean, update, and manage databases and comprehensive datasets and reports. Coordinate staff work schedules, assist with training of assistant CRCs, and assist clinical research supervisor and PI with oversight of other research staff; manage investigators protocols in the committee on human research online system, as well as renewals and modifications of protocol applications and the implementation of new studies. Participate in the review and writing of protocols to ensure institutional review board approval within university compliance. Help assure compliance with all relevant regulatory agencies; oversee study data integrity; implement and maintain periodic quality control procedures; interface with departments to obtain university approval prior to study initiation. Maintain all regulatory documents; report study progress to investigators; participate in any internal and external audits or reviews of study protocols; and perform other duties as assigned.

What your background should be

A qualified candidate must have attention to detail and strong interpersonal skills. S/he must have excellent, effective verbal and written communication skills to coordinate with subjects, team members, and other departments and outside institutions. The incumbent must have the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment while working with a diverse subject population, and ability to work well independently, complete projects in a timely manner, and prioritize multiple projects to ensure the completion of essential tasks by deadlines. This job requires also some physical demands. Fingerprinting and background check required. The applicant with 1 to 3 years of applicable experience preferred. Fluency in the usage of committee of human research (CHR) online iMEDris system for submission, renewal, and modification of protocols through this system preferred. Familiarity with access, vision tree (VTOC), or other database programs and understanding of patient population to create rapport and a relationship, while also giving insight to what is realistic and appropriate for patient participation preferred. Experience with electronic medical records preferred. Knowledge of university and departmental policies for dealing with reimbursement, guidelines for research, confidentiality, and HIPPA regulations, following the university mission statement and purpose for research preferred. Clear understanding of policies and procedures on patient safety and confidentiality (electronic and hard copy medical records, patient charts, communication, etc) preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology, research policies, and guidelines, guidelines for packing/shipping infectious substances, database building/analysis, and data management within some of the following: access, STATA, SASS/SPSS, and TELEFORM programming platforms preferred.

Required Schooling / Training

High school graduation required.

Who is the client company

The client is a public university system.
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