Clinical Research Associate I - Lung Institute Biobank (On-Site)

Cedars Sinai

Los Angeles, CA

Job posting number: #7209174 (Ref:199)

Posted: April 3, 2024

Job Description

Job Description

When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of happiness, passion, and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai.

We invite you to consider this phenomenal opportunity!

The Lung Institute investigates many lung diseases to discover pathological causes and determine how regenerative medicine can improve patient outcomes. The team provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care at Cedars-Sinai for diseases of the esophagus, chest, lungs and airways. The Lung Institute Biobank at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center collects variety of respiratory and non-respiratory bio-specimens from patients for high quality basic and translational research.

As a Clinical Research Associate I, you will work directly with a Clinical Research Coordinator, Research Program Administrator, Research Nurse, or Principal Investigator to coordinate and/or implement the study. This role evaluates and abstracts research data, and ensures compliance with protocol and research objectives. This position is responsible for completing case report forms (CRFs), entering clinical research data, and assisting with regulatory submissions to the Institutional Review Board (IRB). The CRA I may have limited contact with research participants as needed for study and assists with study budget and research participant billing. This role follows all federal, local, FDA, IRB, and HIPAA guidelines and regulations pertaining to the study and patient care.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Completes Case Report Forms (CRFs).
  • Enters clinical research data into Electronic Data Systems (EDCs) that are provided by the sponsors.
  • Provides supervised patient contact or patient contact for long term follow-up patients only.
  • Assists with regulatory submissions to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) including submission of Adverse Events, Serious Adverse Events, and Safety Letters in accordance with local and federal guidelines.
  • Assists with clinical trial budgets.
  • Assists with patient research billing.
  • Schedules patients for research visits and research procedures.
  • Responsible for sample preparation and shipping and maintenance of study supplies and kits.
  • Ensures compliance with all federal and local agencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board.
  • Maintains research practices using Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.
  • Maintains strict patient confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations and applicable law.
  • Participates in required training and education programs.
  • Coordinates bio-specimen requests by research investigators.

Qualifications

Education:

  • High School Diploma/GED is required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Sociology, or related degree is preferred.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • ACRP/SoCRA (or equivalent) certification is preferred.

Experience:

  • One year of clinical research or coordinating clinical research trials experience is preferred.

About Us

Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars- Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.

About the Team

Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Choose this if you want to work in a fast-paced environment that offers the highest level of care to people in the Los Angeles that need our care the most.

Req ID : 199
Working Title : Clinical Research Associate I - Lung Institute Biobank (On-Site)
Department : Research - Pulmonary
Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category : Academic / Research
Job Specialty : Research Studies/ Clin Trial
Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT
Primary Shift : Day
Shift Duration : 8 hour
Base Pay : $19.50 - $29.87



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Job posting number:#7209174 (Ref:199)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cedars Sinai
Los Angeles,California
United States
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