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Clinical Research Coordinator

Data Analysis | San Francisco, CA | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary

Job Description

Clinical Research Coordinator 80173925 

A leading medical institution is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator. The ideal candidate will perform independently or with general direction at the fully operational journey level of the series to execute, manage, and coordinate research protocols, as directed by the Clinical Research Supervisor and/or Principal Investigator (PI); may coordinate the data collection and operations of several concurrent clinical research studies under the guidelines of research protocols, and regulating agency policies. The successful candidate has the ability to abstract data from medical records and transfer it to data collection forms or directly into databases.

Clinical Research Coordinator Pay and Benefits:

  • Hourly pay: $40/hr
  • Worksite: Leading medical institution (San Francisco, CA 94115, Must work at two Medical Campuses) 
  • W2 Employment, Group Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401k, PSL
  • 40 hours/week, 2 Month Assignment

Clinical Research Coordinator Responsibilities: 

  • Identify subjects, develop recruitment and retention strategies, and screen and enroll study subjects. 
  • Schedule subjects for study visits; meet with them to administer questionnaires, collect medical history and perform study procedures. 
  • Maintain rapport and relationships with subjects to ensure effective communication and retention; respond to their diverse needs, schedule follow-up appointments, and become their intermediary; discuss study outcomes with providers to ensure continuity of care. 
  • Obtain informed consent; review information with subjects; assess and advocate for patient safety throughout each protocol procedure. 
  • Work with staff to ensure procedures are completed, specimens properly stored, and required data collected at visits; and ensure correct shipping and labeling measures. 
  • Conduct reviews of medical charts and electronic records to extract medical information and other data for use in studies. 
  • Implement needs assessments and recommendations for enhancements on patient coordination, data collection, data management, protocol adherence and study collaboration. 
  • Collect data during subject visits; enter data from visits, procedures, lab tests, and other subject-related participation into databases in a timely manner. 
  • Manage database structure for each protocol; update databases to improve data analysis and management; create new databases as needed. 
  • Create and maintain comprehensive data sets as requested by the CRC Supervisor and/or PI. 
  • Maintain data collection forms for effective data collection, entry, and analysis. 
  • Perform queries and analysis in databases.  
  • Enter all existing and new study protocols into the Committee on Human Research (CHR) online system; seek assistance on maintaining all protocols in the system by communicating with CHR Analysts. 
  • Design and enhance case report forms and data collection forms as needed; provide manuscript feedback; continue to develop and maintain systems for assuring protocol adherence and data quality. 
  • Participate in the review and writing of protocols and related procedures to ensure institutional review board approval within University compliance. 
  • Renew, modify, and submit CHR applications and protocols; ensure that protocol applications are submitted in a timely manner; serve as a liaison between CHR and study Investigators. 
  • Provide quality assurance checks to note if protocols or CHR applications need to be modified; evaluate protocols on an ongoing basis and implement improvements as needed. 
  • Assure studies are carried out according to Code of Federal Regulations, Good Clinical Practice, and regulations. 
  • Implement and maintain periodic quality control procedures.
  • Suggest modifications to the administrative infrastructure to accommodate increasing complexity of studies. 

Clinical Research Coordinator Qualifications: 

  • HS graduation and sufficient experience and demonstrated skills to successfully perform the assigned duties and responsibilities; and/or equivalent experience/training. 
  • Experience working with patients or study subjects is preferred.
  • Experience with electronic medical records is preferred.
  • Experience applying the following regulations and guidelines: Good Clinical Practice Guidelines, Health Information and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Protection of Human Research Subjects, CHR regulations for recruitment and consent of research subjects, Effective Cash Handling Procedures, Environmental Health and Safety Training, Fire Safety Training is preferred.
  • Training/experience in the conduct of clinical research trials in an academic research environment is preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications and presentation skills; excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-based environment with excellent interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to work well independently, complete projects in a timely manner, and prioritize multiple projects to ensure the completion of essential tasks by deadlines. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency with medical terminology is preferred.
  • Fluency in the usage of Committee of Human Research (CHR) online iMEDris system for submission, renewal, and modification of protocols through this system is preferred.