Details: 9336 Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator
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Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator
Under the supervision of a Clinical Research Manager or Principal Investigator (PI), the Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator (Asst. CRC) will perform entry-level duties related to the support and coordination of clinical studies, and may receive training and development to prepare and advance for journey-level work at the next level within the series.
The Asst. CRC will work on two studies evaluating the impact of structural and functional brain abnormalities and cognitive functioning for older adults with major depression. Duties include updating flow sheets, data forms and source documents; gather and interpret medical, surgical and laboratory data regarding clinical trial subjects; apply understanding of inclusion/exclusion eligibility criteria for protocols; help recruit, enroll, register, schedule and retain study subjects; record protocol specific treatments and assure collection and shipment of samples; keep patients on study schedules; complete study forms to submit to sponsors and/or appropriate agencies; collect, enter and clean data into study databases, maintaining data quality; assist with data analysis; assist with preparation of reports and tables; and attend team meetings.
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY
The UCSF Department of Psychiatry is among the nation's foremost resources in the field of child, adolescent and adult mental health. Psychiatry faculty members are recognized for their leadership roles in state-of-the-art, comprehensive and compassionate patient care, pioneering research, excellence in training the next generation of leaders, advancing public policy to advance mental health, and commitment to diversity.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.
• HS graduation and sufficient experience and demonstrated skills to successfully perform the assigned duties and responsibilities
• Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Windows
• Excellent verbal and written communications and presentation skills; excellent organizational skills; and excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively in a diverse team
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
• Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, team-based environment; project management and coordination skills; ability to prioritize tasks and meet multiple deadlines on concurrent projects
• Ability to establish cooperative working relationships with patients, co-workers, & physicians
Note: Fingerprinting and background check required.
• Demonstrated proficiency with medical terminology
• Experience working with patients or study subjects
• Ability to abstract data from medical records and transfer it to data collection forms or directly into databases
• Knowledge about and previous experience with mental health issues in older adults
• Knowledge of local mental health facilities and resources.
• Knowledge of relevant literature regarding older adults and Late Life Depression (LLD)
• Experience/interest working in diverse, community settings
• Clinical education/experience
• Experience with SPSS statistical package
• Experience scheduling neuroimaging scans and neuroimaging protocols
• Experience with geriatric, medical, public health patient populations
• Basic knowledge of social science research design
• Prior experience with neuroimaging research protocols in older adults with depression
• Prior experience with use of neuropsychological, psychological and disability measures in older adults with late life depression
• Research interviewing experience with structured psychiatric instruments, cognitive assessments, and disability measures in older adults with depression
• Recruitment experience with psychiatric patient populations
Minimum Education Required