Clinical Research Associate I - Yang Lab - Hepatology | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center - Military Veterans

at HERC - Southern California

Los Angeles, California

When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of happiness, passion, and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai. The research program of Ju Dong Yang, MD, has been focused on clinical and translational research of liver cancer. Dr. Yang conducted several population-based cohort studies to describe recent trends in liver cancer epidemiology in the United States. He published several outcome research papers in liver cancer. Dr. Yang has also conducted several modeling studies and proposed a survival prediction model in liver cancer patients. The Clinical Research Associate I works directly with a Clinical Research Coordinator, Research Program Administrator, Research Nurse, or Principal Investigator to coordinate and/or implement the study. This role evaluates and abstracts research data and ensures compliance with protocol and research objectives. Position is responsible for completing case report forms, entering clinical research data, and assist with regulatory submissions to the IRB. Provides limited contact with research participants as needed for study and assists with study budget and research participant billing. This role will comply with all federal, local, FDA, IRB, and HIPAA guidelines and regulations pertaining to the study and patient care. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Works with a Clinical Research Coordinator, Research Program Administrator, Research Nurse or Principal Investigator to coordinate/implement study Evaluates and abstracts clinical research data from source documents Ensures compliance with protocol and overall clinical research objectives Completes Case Report Forms (CRFs) Enters clinical research data into Electronic Data Systems (EDCs) that are provided by the sponsors Provides supervised contact with research participants or contact for long term follow-up research participants only Assists with regulatory submissions to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and works closely with supervising research staff or directly with the Institutional Review Board to submit Adverse Events, Serious Adverse Events, and Safety Letters in accordance with local and federal guidelines Assists with clinical trial budgets Assists with patient research billing Schedules patients for research visits and research procedures Responsible for sample preparation and shipping and maintenance of study supplies and kits 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 Education: High School Diploma/GED. required Bachelor's Degree in Science, Sociology or related degree, preferred Experience: Understanding of general clinical research objectives Clinical research experience, preferred Healthcare experience in a patient facing and communication capacity, highly preferred Medical terminology knowledge Spanish language proficiency is a plus! Physical Demands: Able to perform moderate lifting. Able to sit, stand and walk for prolonged periods of time. Able to read papers and online documents. Able to operate standard office equipment. Able to exercise physical ability and perspective acuity to satisfactorily perform essential job functions. Working Title: Clinical Research Associate I - Yang Lab - Hepatology Department: Home Dept - Medicine Research 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

Los Angeles, California

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