Clinical Research Coordinator, Pediatric Orthopaedic
University of California San Francisco
Location: San Francisco, California
Internal Number: 66017BR
CRC works independently, with general direction from orthopaedic faculty/principal investigators within the service unit, and plays a critical role in managing all aspects of research studies. The CRC's duties may include, but will not be limited to overseeing multiple research studies, depending on their size and complexity; act as intermediary between services and departments and other study sites while overseeing data management; manage and report on study results; create, clean, update, and manage databases and comprehensive datasets and reports, manage Investigator's protocols in the Internal Review Board online system,, as well as renewals and modifications of protocol applications and the implementation of new studies; participate in the review and writing of protocols to ensure institutional review board approval within University compliance; 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. These functions require close interaction with patient care staff, research director of the orthopedic service unit and team members and study personnel at other sites. CRC will act as a resource for orthopaedic residents and medical students working on clinical research projects, including providing guidance in generating hypotheses, study design, data collection, statistical analysis, and manuscript preparation. Identify potential funding sources; writing and/or editing grant proposal.
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.