Department Description The UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center (UCDCCC) is a matrix organization under the aegis of UC Davis Health and University of California, Davis. Designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as a Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Center is a clinical and research enterprise consisting of over 300 faculty members from the Davis, Sacramento and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory campuses with research funding totaling $42M and a robust Clinical Research Program with over 150 trials (Phase I-III) open to accrual at any given time. The Office of Clinical Research (OCR) is a centralized clinical trials organization that facilitates the conduct of translational and clinical research focused on the evaluation of agents and devices to treat cancers. It also supports the conduct of nontherapeutic trials such as specimen collection, prevention, early detection, screening and supportive care trials and other population based studies. The OCR is responsible for facilitating the conduct of clinical research as managed by five interacting units, a) Clinical Affairs; b) Regulatory Affairs; c) Business Affairs; d) Quality Assurance; and e) Correlative Lab. Job SummaryFinal Filing Date : 2/27/20Salary Range : $2,613.03 to $5,245.21Salary Frequency : Bi-weeklyAppointment Type : CareerPercentage of Time : 100Shift Hour : DayLocation : Cancer Center, Office of Clinical Research, SacramentoUnion Representation : NoBenefits Eligible : Yes We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs. THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY ResponsibilitiesThe Clinical Research Monitor (CRM) will provide oversight and monitoring on all Cancer Center Trials, with primary efforts centered on oversight and monitoring of all Investigator-Initiated trials at the University of California, Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center (UCDCCC). In addition to monitoring adherence to site policies/procedures and data entry against source, the CRM position duties will include the evaluation, support and assurance of compliance and ethical conduct of clinical trials. The Clinical Research Monitor will serve as a member of the study project team, escalating as appropriate and engaging principle investigators, directors, supervisors, and others as needed to assure the quality of studies. . Required Qualifications
Advanced knowledge of disease processes as applied to human clinical research.
Analytical skills to evaluate information, practices and procedures, formulate logical and objective conclusions and make recommendations for effective solutions.
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, etc.
Advanced knowledge of federal, local, and institutional regulations and policies (e.g., Food and Drug Administration [FDA], Office for Human Research Protections [OHRP], and Good Clinical Practice [GCP]) is essential.
Abstracting skills to locate relevant clinical information from medical records and other sources.
Organizational skills and attention to detail in maintaining large volumes of records, setting priorities, following through on assigned tasks and adhering to deadlines in a timely manner.
Writing skills to compose reports and correspondence while utilizing correct grammar, spelling and punctuation as well as clearly documenting research data onto forms.
Demonstrate oral communication and interpersonal skills to effectively correspond with the general public, co-workers, physicians, patients, caregivers, clinic staff, and other health care professionals.
Experience working individually and as a team member in a diverse workforce.
Ability to work under the pressure of an oncology environment
Ability to work occasional overtime as work demands.
Certification by the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA) or the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP).
Knowledge and understanding of oncology and disease processes as applied to clinical research.
Non-health practitioners who suspect that an individual is a victim of abuse as outlined above, are strongly encouraged to report their suspicions to a health practitioner. Position requires working closely with caregivers and with patients who have a terminal illness; position may require working occasional overtime as work demands and to travel on occasion for training and educational purposes.
All employees have a mandatory responsibility for knowing and complying with the Code of Conduct standards and the Compliance Program.
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment. EEOThe University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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