The Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at the USC Keck School of Medicine is recruiting a full time Research Coordinator to join our team. The ADRC is an interdisciplinary group of researchers including faculty investigators, research coordinators, health professionals and trainees who are committed to research on memory problems and aging. The ADRC Research Coordinator will work with USC investigators and research staff to coordinate clinical research studies within the center. The ideal candidate will have prior experience with clinical trial research.
Assists with organizing and scheduling assessments/tests/activities to meet research objectives and study protocol compliance. Communicates with study team personnel to ensure study procedures are followed and research is performed as described in protocol. Serves as contact for subjects, study personnel, Institutional Review Board (IRB) and study sponsor.
Participates in assessing patient eligibility. Assists in coordinating study participant activities including recruitment, screening, orientation and correspondence. Schedules subject appointments, tests, and procedures coordinating with external providers as needed. Produces reports and other materials, as directed.
Assists with data collection for research studies following established data collection and management procedures. Collects, records, enters and prepares data for analysis. Performs preliminary study analysis under the direction of the Principal Investigator. Collects pertinent information from study participants through interviews, administration of tests or surveys or questionnaires, medical records review, or other collection procedures.
Maintains accurate, complete and timely records, including source documents, consent forms, case report forms, protocol documents, and regulatory documents, as required by sponsor and institutional guidelines.
Assists with submission of timely, accurate, and complete study continuing review, amendments, and reportable events to IRB.
Ensures consent process is performed and documented in compliance with FDA, GCP, IRB, HIPAA, SOPs, sponsor and institutional regulations and policies.
Provides ongoing education to study subjects about clinical trials and provides significant new information that may affect a subject's willingness to participate in a study, when needed. Evaluates subject compliance and promotes compliance through education.
Assists in the preparation of site for monitor visit and external/internal audits. Provides timely response to queries from sponsor and/or auditors.
Collaborates with pharmacist or materials management personnel to maintain accurate accountability of investigational products and specimens.
Assists with sample collection, processing and shipment for each study.
Updates automated databases and other records for reporting and compliance purposes. Generates reports and analysis of data according to project schedules or on an ad hoc basis.
Assists by arranging and attending meetings, seminars, symposia and other events related to project efforts. Participates in educational opportunities to increase knowledge about clinical trials and regulations. Remains current with federal, state, and institutional regulations and best practices.
Orders supplies and equipment. Researches and develops recommendations for new equipment purchases.
Completes Research Order Form (ROF) for each subject visit and submits subject enrollment documentation as required
Train other/new research coordinators as applicable
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The university reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
Knowledge and understanding of federal, state, and institutional research regulations as well as Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and HIPPA regulations.
Proficient with MS Office applications.
Knowledge of medical environment and terminology.
Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree
Preferred Experience: 2+ years of relevant experience
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
Minimum Experience: 1 year
Minimum Field of Expertise: Administrative or research experience. Working knowledge of MS Office applications. Demonstrated effective communication and writing skills. Ability to multi-task and prioritize. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team as well as independently.
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