Clinical Trials Specialist Oncology / Full Time / San Diego
- Sharp Memorial Hospital
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Hourly Pay Range (Minimum - Midpoint - Maximum):$39.435 - $50.884 - $62.333
The stated pay scale reflects the range that Sharp reasonably expects to pay for this position. The actual pay rate and pay grade for this position will be dependent on a variety of factors, including an applicant’s years of experience, unique skills and abilities, education, alignment with similar internal candidates, marketplace factors, other requirements for the position, and employer business practices.
What You Will Do
Conducts research, ensuring adherence to the ethical responsibilities of each assigned protocol. Assists Principal Investigators in research methodology on new continuing and proposed studies. Participates in the planning and managing of the operational budget.
- Bachelor's Degree Health related field
- 2 Years Research experience required (Masters degree or Ph.D/PsyD may be considered in lieu of experience)
- Medical and/or psychiatric background
- Clinical competency and professional development
Maintains productivity and identifies revenue enhancing opportunities.
Represents the hospital and its research studies to the community in an ethical and professional manner.
Maintains responsibility for recruitment of subjects.
Attends pharmaceutical companies study coordinator conferences and obligatory orientation meetings.
Remains available for touring visits, attending speaking engagements or any other function that promotes research studies at Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital and Sharp HealthCare.
Belongs to, attends, and/or participates in professional related organizations.
Explains to subjects the aim, method, anticipated benefits, and potential hazards and/or discomforts of study.
Informs subjects they may withdraw consent to participate at any time and will be told which alternative treatments will be available to them.
Provides ongoing communication with subjects to ensure compliance with protocol and prevent and/or monitor adverse events.
Informs Principal Investigator and Research Director/Manager of all aspects of the study and conditions of the subject.
Maintains communication between physicians participating in the study, study facilitator and subjects to identify and complete visits according to protocol schedule.
Responds within the allotted time frame to pharmaceutical company queries regarding case record completion or other elements of the study according to protocol.
Communicates with designated pharmaceutical company's study monitor throughout the study on any problems, issues or questions concerning the study or reporting of adverse events.
Documents each subject visits in the Case Report Form, ensuring accuracy and consistency with the clinical information in the Source Document.
Ensures the Source Document is completed each visit and supports data entered in the Case Report Form.
Documents and follows adverse events through to resolution to ensure patient's safety and well being.
Ensures appropriate dispensing and accountable documentation of study medication.
- Protocol compliance
Conducts research studies only after full approval of the protocol obtained from the local Ethics Committee (IRB).
Obtain Informed Consent from each subject prior to entering the study, ensuring that each patient's capacity for understanding is intact.
Writes and presents protocol synopsis to IRB for approval.
Prepares documents for IRB approval, i.e., protocol amendments, revised inform consents, etc.
Performs assessments according to protocol visits, meeting inter-rater reliability standards.
Ensures investigational drug handling is conducted according to GCP, FDA regulations and protocol.
Accurately randomizes patients to treatment groups according to study randomization procedure.
Assists physician in evaluating subject tolerance and dosage of study medication.
Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability or any other protected class
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