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Department of Pediatrics is one of the largest departments within the UCSD School of Medicine with comprehensive clinical programs, extensive basic science and clinical research, and diverse educational opportunities for students, residents and fellows. The internationally renowned faculty play a major role in medical and graduate student training, providing educational and programmatic offerings that span several disciplines, and provide diversity to meet the interests of a broad spectrum of students and scholars.
More than one hundred trainees at the graduate student and postdoctoral level, as well as more than 300 professional, research and administrative staff who along with the department administrators interact closely with the faculty. The diverse mix of ages, backgrounds, and talents creates a robust work environment with challenging career opportunities and a commitment to continued growth potential. We constantly seek to recruit highly motivated, technologically-advanced and interested individuals to become a part of our dynamic cutting-edge research, clinical, and educational environment.
The Division of Environmental Science & Health is involved in four major areas: 1) providing clinical services to patients with birth defects and developmental disabilities, 2) providing public health services in counseling patients, providers and education to the public about pregnancy and lactation exposures and their impact on child development and health, 3) a teaching program that includes undergraduate students, graduate students in epidemiology, medical students, and post -doctoral students, pediatrics, epidemiology, health behavior, global health, pharmacy, and other specialties; and 4) conducting clinical research to better understand the causes, prevention and treatment of birth defects and developmental disabilities. Research programs and projects within the Division involve federal, state and industry sponsored grants and contracts totaling over $60 million. These encompass national and international studies that require complex interrelated infrastructure and shared resources both within the Division and with collaborators and subcontractors outside the Division.
Under supervision of the Study/Research Manager, the Clinical Research Coordinator Assistant is responsible for coordinating multiple prospective research studies at MotherToBaby Pregnancy Studies, Center for Better Beginnings. The responsibilities include providing all aspects of protocol management, including screening for participant eligibility, data collection, ensuring protocol compliance, adverse event reports, and maintenance of accurate and complete clinical research files. Responsible for recruitment and follow-up of pregnant women who qualify and enroll into the pregnancy studies.
Conduct, coordinate, and audit medical record review, as well as identify data entry, data quality, and integrity problems that are relevant to the research hypotheses and interpretation. Work with staff to resolve data issues. Independently interpret research protocols, coordinating abstraction and validation of medical record review, timely review of medical records, and following up on error correction and discrepancies for clean and accurate data. The incumbent has knowledge of and is able to identify pregnancy exposure risks, has the ability to obtain and respond to very sensitive and personal health information over the telephone in a professional manner, as well as read and understand medical terminology. Performs other duties as assigned.
Theoretical knowledge of biology, microbiology, social sciences, clinical sciences as typically attained by a Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience performing clinical research duties in a clinical research environment.
Fluent speaking, reading, and writing in French.
Experience using database, word processing and spreadsheet applications such as Velos, Access, Excel and MS Word.
Ability to understand participant eligibility requirements and potential toxicities.
Experience with patient interviewing to determine eligibility protocol management.
Experience interpreting medical charts, experience in abstracting data from medical records.
Experience with clinical trials participant or study subject recruitment.
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