The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) will primarily be responsible for all aspects of research coordination for the DoxyPEP study, an National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded clinical trial that will examine doxycycline post exposure prophylaxis to reduce the risk of incident sexually transmitted infections, as well as conduct of ACTIV-2, an outpatient COVID treatment study. DoxyPEP will enroll at 4 clinical sites, and UCSF Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG) Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine (HIVIDGM) is one of these sites.
The CRC will provide research coordination for a COVID outpatient treatment study; in this role, they will help screen, enroll, assist with all aspects of study visits and follow-up, including data entry and coordination with the investigational pharmacy. The CRC will also provide research coordination for other studies conducted by the principal investigator (PI), including AIDS Clinical Trial Group (ACTG) studies and HIV, Hepatitis and Related Conditions (HHRC) studies, both units which conduct HIV, ID, viral hepatitis and COVID clinical research based in the HIVIDGM Division.
The CRC will work at an independent level to assist the PI and the study coordinator with implementing study protocols, study coordination, data/specimen collection, data management, and quality assurance. The individual will recruit, screen, enroll, and follow study participants, and interact with health care providers, clinical researchers, collaborators, funders, and varied administrative and professional staff.
This position help assure compliance with all relevant regulatory agencies; oversee study data integrity; implement and maintain periodic quality control procedures; interface with departments to obtain UCSF approval prior to study initiation; maintain all regulatory documents; report study progress to investigators; participate in any internal and external audits or reviews of study protocols.
The CRC will have contact with potential or enrolled participants who are COVID suspects or have confirmed COVID and will be given appropriate training on infection control and Personal protective equipment (PPE) use.
The job will involve the ability to carry boxes and supplies weighing up to 20-30 pounds, pack specimens into shipping containers, and deliver specimens to lab in a timely manner; to file heavy charts (up to 5 pounds) in file cabinets.
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 high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.