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Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

at University of California San Francisco

Posted: 9/26/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2937359

Job Description

Job Code and Payroll Title
9336 Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Job Summary
Under the supervision of a Clinical Research Supervisor or Principal Investigator (PI), the Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator (Assistant 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 Assistant CRC may be responsible for the coordination of one or more single or multi-site, active or follow-up clinical trials; help prepare protocols for study initiation; help design flow sheets, data forms and source documents; gather and interpret medical, surgical and laboratory data regarding clinical trial subjects; may 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; assist research personnel to 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; attend team meetings.

The Assistant CRC will support the clinical trial management of investigator-sponsored, pharmaceutical-sponsored, and / or other types of consortium trials programs as assigned and needed. Responsibilities include communicating with the Senior CRC and Clinical Research Director to assist in study initiation of protocol development after regulatory and budgetary approval; and report study progress to the appropriate PI. The Assistant CRC will support two to three active studies and one to two follow-up studies, depending on the complexity of the patients and procedures. He/she will help maintain protocol files, data collection and subject source records, and assist in developing project management documents and electronic data forms for each assigned study. Working under the guidance of the Clinical Research Director, the Assistant CRC supports the investigator to assure compliance with the Code of Federal Regulations and the International Conference of Harmonization (ICH) Guidance on Good Clinical (Research) Practice as well as UCSF Institutional policies.

The Assistant CRC supports the research team with additional duties as assigned (e.g., obtaining archived biospecimens or data for ongoing studies). The Assistant CRC supports clinical research follow-up on our core research database protocol, which tracks the health status for all patients consenting to research who are seen and treated by the department of Urology faculty.

The UCSF Department of Urology is committed to offering the highest quality urologic care, innovative research programs, and an outstanding education for future leaders in the field.

We are one of the most productive urology departments in the country, targeting our efforts on a broad spectrum of clinical care and research. The UCSF urology program is among the nation’s best, according to US News & World Report, and consistently ranks among the top recipients of National Institutes of Health (NIH) research funding.

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.


Req Number

550 16th St. - Mission Hall - Mission Bay

Job Title
Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Appointment Type


Shift Length
8 Hours


Work Days
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Required Qualifications
• HS graduation and sufficient experience and demonstrated skills to successfully perform the assigned duties and responsibilities
• Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Windows
• 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
• 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

Note: Physical/health screening required.

Preferred Qualifications
• Previous experience working with patients (may have been acquired while in school / training)
• Previous experience working in cancer research field (may have been acquired while in school / training)
• Demonstrated proficiency with medical terminology
• Experience working with patients or study subjects (may have been acquired while in school / training)
• Ability to abstract data from medical records and transfer it to data collection forms or directly into databases


Position Type
Full Time

Department Name

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California San Francisco 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, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.