Research Coordinator - Radiology

  • UCLA Health
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Nov 24, 2022
Full Time Medical Imaging Research

Job Description

Responsibilities

Make a positive impact on one of the nation’s top health systems. Help ensure the efficient delivery of award-winning patient care. Take your professional expertise to the next level. UCan do all this and more at UCLA Health.

The Research Coordinator is responsible for managing the logistical and administrative aspects of lung-related research projects. A key aspect will be focusing on the data collection and analysis of patients who undergo lung cancer screening as well as patients who have been diagnosed with an indeterminate pulmonary nodule. The primary job duties of this incumbent will focus on lung imaging research but may include other related research projects.

The incumbent is responsible for managing the logistical and administrative aspects of the abdominal IDx program, along with overseeing data management. Job duties entail providing research coordination services for Departmental Investigators, including the following:

·        Delivery of optimal patient and material management in clinical research.

·        Perform screening and enrollment of participants and materials.

·        Provide assurance and documentation that all study-related activities for each patient have been executed per protocol.

·        Ability to travel between multiple locations to conduct the consent process and to stock the consent packets.

·        Perform collection and delivery of biological samples such as blood, tissue, swabs, etc., as per the protocol.

Qualifications

·        ACRP or SoCRA (or equivalent certification) - Preferred

·        RN Licensure, BA, MPH or other degree, or several years professional research or analytical

experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience - Preferred

·        Ability to assist in the preparation of research presentations and manuscripts of publishable
quality.

·        Ability to supervise and train study coordinators and other staff or personnel involved in the
conduct of research studies and clinical trials.

·        Ability to travel between multiple UCLA Clinic locations to consent and to collect biospecimen
on a regular basis.

·        Ability to work a flexible schedule in order to meet changing priorities.

·        Demonstrated ability to interact diplomatically and sympathetically with a patient population
in varying degrees of health.

·        Experience in data management of clinical research protocols, including the completion of
case report forms and other study documents.

·        Knowledge of the preparation of research regulatory documents, informed consents and IRB
submissions.

·        Previous experience in university-wide, state, and federal regulatory management in clinical
trials.

·        Skills in facilitating meetings with faculty, administrative-level professionals, research staff,
etc. from diverse backgrounds and different service sectors

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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Employment Type

FULL TIME