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City of Hope DPS Clinical Research Assistant I in Duarte, California

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

Position Summary

Manages an assigned set of multiple research protocols to assure efficiency and regulatory compliance of the protocol. Responsible for compilation, registration and submission of data; monitors study compliance and maintains a system for effective data flow associated with research protocols. Exercises frequent independent judgment as defined in the position accountabilities.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Conducts protocol management for an assigned set ofmultiple research protocols.

  • Maintains current and accurate protocol documentation;notifies investigators of pertinent protocol changes.

  • Ensures participants are appropriately registered;maintains documentation of participant registration.

  • Compiles and submits data on appropriate formsaccording to protocol requirements.

  • Ensures protocol compliance with intense monitoring ofspecific study requirements; and schedules protocol related activities.

  • Plays active role in recruitment of participants tostudy.

  • Assists in training and mentoring new clinical researchstaff members.

  • Performs protocol specific clinical duties as requiredper the research study.

  • Performs data management and data analyses, as requiredby the research study.

  • Establishes and maintains interpersonal relationshipswith participants, visitors and other hospital personnel, while assuringconfidentiality of participant information.

  • Collects and delivers specimens for analysis, usingappropriate or specified equipment for collecting and handling specimens;ensures proper labeling and obtains pertinent clinical and protocolinformation on request forms; develops and maintains knowledge of variousaspects of processing specimens, paying particular attention to safetypractices.

  • Identifies and communicates important protocol and datamanagement issues or problem areas to supervisor.

  • Works on special data management projects as assigned.

  • Maintains professional growth and development throughseminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to maintaincertification/licensure, and/or keep abreast of latest trends in field ofexpertise.

  • Ensures work environment is organized and functionsefficiently.

  • Attends and participates in meetings as required.

  • Is able to function independently with no qualitycontrol audits beside one yearly audit.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

  • Must have an Associate’s Degree

  • Experience may substitute for minimum education requirements.

  • Must be able to Read, identify and extract pertinent data from medical record

  • Must have the ability to read, write and comprehend medical terminology

  • Must have excellent oral/written communication and organizational skills.

  • Must have excellent reading comprehension.

  • Must foster/promote a positive image and professional appearance

  • Must be able to access data in computer data bases

  • Must be able to proofread documents

  • Must be able to research information

Preferred education experience and skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Proficient in MS Word and Excel

  • Proficiency in MS Access, SalesForce, and Tableau

  • Computer languages: HTML, CSS, SQL, SAS, Python, R, JavaScript, Bash, or Apex, preferred

Additional Information:

  • This position supports the outstanding research and clinical efforts of the following City of Hope Physicians:

  • Stacy W. Gray, M.D..A.M. :

  • Loretta Erhunmwunsee, M.D.: at a at

Job: Clinical Cancer Genetics

Title: DPS Clinical Research Assistant I

Location: California-Duarte

Requisition ID: 10002100