Under the supervision of the Biospecimen Lab Manager, the Senior Biospecimen Coordinator supports the clinical research efforts of the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center (CFCCC) by providing comprehensive coordination and data management of specimen correlative trials according to current Good Clinical Practices (GCP), Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), internal standard operating procedures (SOPs) and University policies and procedures. The NCI-designated Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center (CFCCC) is a campus-wide multidisciplinary matrix organization whose goal is to promote and enhance cancer-relevant research and patient care at UC Irvine. The CFCCC provides research resources to its ~175 members engaged in research and offers multidisciplinary cancer care to its patients. The incumbent is responsible for supporting and coordinating all aspects of the correlative specimen trials for protocol specific requirements, research procedures, research chart preparation, data collection and record keeping. Attends clinic to assist the Principal Investigator (PI) with recruitment, screening, consenting, administering questionnaires, answer research patient questions, schedules appointments, etc. Serve as the liaison to sponsors, governing agencies and facilitate transmission of verbal and written communication to national cooperative oncology groups, pharmaceutical companies and other research entities as needed. The incumbent is also responsible for maintaining communication with all elements of a multi-level research network, including attending Disease Oriented Teams (DOTs) meetings, interacting with sponsoring agencies including National Cancer Institute, and compliance and regulatory groups such as the Institutional Review Board (IRB), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and sponsor monitors. The incumbent is responsible to provide mentorship and guidance to other Biospecimen Coordinators, demonstrating best practices, and provides ongoing analysis of internal processes and provides recommendations for new policies and procedures to improve overall operational efficiency and customer service. In addition, this individual must accurately maintain clinical trial information in the clinical trial management system (OnCore) and adhere to institutional policies and external Cancer Center Support Grant guidelines for reporting to the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
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Salary: Monthly $5,782.00 - $7,268.00 Total Hours: 8-5, M-F Career Position. May require coordinating and processing specimens outside of normal business hours. May require travel to satellite sites and Irvine Campus. Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts. Please attach your resume.
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