Nov 30, 2018

Lead Clinical Research Coordinator (Full-Time, Day Shift)

  • Sutter Health
  • Sacramento, CA
Full time Health Care

Job Description

**Description** The Lead Clinical Research Coordinator (LCRC) supports all areas and aspects of Clinical Research related to the management of clinical trials and the Clinical Research Coordinators within Sutter Institute for Medical Research. The LCRC provides leadership and guidance to CRCs work and responsibilities with regard to the daily activities of managing a research study. The LCRC is the mentor to new coordinators and an ongoing source of information and training for all coordinators. The LCRC oversees and assists with CRC workload, staff needs, performance efficiency, etc. within the LCRC’s assigned divisions of clinical research. Oversight may include multiple locations, if applicable. The LCRC works with the Director, SIMR Operations to identify areas for continuous quality improvements for the entire department in order to provide feedback from a CRC perspective on day to day operations. In addition to the lead specific duties, the Lead CRC coordinates vital logistical and medical processes and procedures that take place in clinical trials research within their assigned trials. The Lead CRC coordinates strategies for recruitment of study participants, enrolls participants, and manages data collection and reporting for institutionally approved research studies. The incumbent ensures that requirements are met for subject enrollment and compliance from entry through follow-up, and that research is conducted in accordance with industry sponsors, federal and state regulations, and SHSSR policies and procedures. The incumbent serves as a resource regarding clinical research and compliance for investigators, nurses, pharmacists, pathologists, radiologists and other health care personnel. This is an exempt position that may require overnight travel and working weekends. **Qualifications** **Education:** Bachelor’s of science or arts degree, RN, or equivalent in the health field (required). GCP and Human Subjects Protection Certification. Certification Clinical Research Professional (SoCRA or ACRP) required **Knowledge:** Thorough knowledge and understanding of FDA regulations protecting human subjects in research is required. Basic understanding of safeguarding confidential information required. Must have basic clinical skills to obtain patient vitals (measure pulse, respiration rate, blood pressure, EKG, height and weight, draw and process blood samples). First-hand knowledge of hospital policies and patient care standards is desired. **Experience:** Minimum of five years experience conducting clinical research is required. Experience with leading and mentoring individuals, team, etc. is preferred. Experience in retrospective data collection, patient interviewing, and interacting with a variety of patient populations in a variety of patient settings is required. Experience demonstrating the ability to work with minimal supervision and the ability to prioritize and organize work is required. Experience with special projects or assignments to departmental task groups that reflect insight of peer relations, process efficiency, and continuous improvement. **Primary Location:** California, Greater Sacramento Area, Sacramento **Organization:** Sutter Valley Hospital **Employee Status:** Regular **Benefits:** Yes **Position Status:** Exempt **Union:** No **Job Shift:** Day **Shift Hours:** 8 Hour Shift **Days of the Week Scheduled:** Monday-Friday **Weekend Requirements:** None **Schedule:** Full Time **Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:** 80 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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