Clinical Research Data Specialist I | University of Southern California (USC) - Military Veterans

at HERC - Southern California

Los Angeles, California

We are looking for a highly motivated and qualified candidate with experience in clinical trials data management.  The following are the specific job functions: Reads and understands clinical data from medical records. Extracts and enters required clinical data from medical records and patient research charts/reports to Clinical Research Forms (eCRFs/CRFs). Maintains currency of research regulations including rules concerning reporting of Serious Adverse Events (SAEs) and violations with department training and feedback. Interfaces with sponsors of externally sponsored trials. Provides timely data entry, plans and organizes monitoring visits and responds to inquiries. Performs follow up for study patient survival by reviewing medical records. Contacts other institutions for data on patients hospitalized at other institutions. Interacts closely with quality assurance teams to ensure data accuracy on Clinical Research Forms (eCRFs/CRFs) prior to submission for in-house, National Cancer Institute (NCI) sponsored and Cooperative Group studies. Discerns basic data discrepancies/protocol violations. Assists in obtaining outside documents and study specimen procurement and handling. Attends new protocol start-up orientations. Completes required protocol specific training. Assists in preparation of audits of assigned studies such as National Cancer Institute (NCI), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and pharmaceutical audits. Completes spreadsheets for industry studies in real time to ensure sponsor is invoiced appropriately and timely. Ensures confidentiality, accuracy, security and appropriate access of all data and records. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The university reserves the right to add or change duties at any time. Minimum Education: Associate's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience: 6 monthsMinimum Field of Expertise: Requires good attention to detail with prior data entry experience. Some knowledge of medical terminology.

Los Angeles, California

Southern California HERC, established in 2003, is a non-profit organization composed of a diverse group of colleges and universities, and research, medical, and cultural institutions. Our institutions are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the recruitment process and providing a work environment sensitive to work/life balance. We also understand that employment decisions often involve two careers and offer state of the art dual career resources and solutions. SoCal HERC includes members from the Central Coast, Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire, and San Diego.

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