Clinical Research Coordinator II - Murtha Cancer Center
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation
Location: San Diego , California
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Internal Number: CLINI02245
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HJF is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator II to support the John P. Murtha Cancer Center (MCC) research projects at the Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) in San Diego, California. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to MCC. US Citizenship required.
The John P. Murtha Cancer Center located at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland is a modern, patient-centric, tri-service military healthcare facility. Its comprehensive core of military and civilian oncologists and other cancer-trained clinicians and researchers provide multidisciplinary cancer-care delivery and patient-family support services. Our Cancer Center, the only DoD Cancer Center of Excellence within the Military Health System, offers its patients access to cutting-edge cancer diagnostic and treatment technologies.
The incumbent will coordinate all research activities related to the performance and compliance of all research projects in multidisciplinary areas under the directions of designated Principle Investigators and the leadership of Murtha Cancer Center at Walter Reed Bethesda.
Works closely with the designated Principle Investigators and provides broad range of research coordination support to the Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) on behalf of MCC. Serves as the point of contact for NMCSD between MCCRP/WRNMMC and partner military treatment facilities (MTFs). Supports all MCCRP studies at the NMCSD. Monitors the progress of assigned clinical research projects and provides regular updates to the PI. Responsible for implementing standard operating procedures (SOPs), research protocols and policies for all assigned research projects.
Reviews new patient records and screens patients for eligibility for participating in research protocol.
Consents patients, and interviews patients to collect data on health history and lifestyle practices. Coordinates study-related blood processing.
Prepares samples for shipment, enters the required data and prepares reports as needed.
Responsible for maintaining full compliance with all applicable requirements of the College of American Pathologists (CAP), Department of Defense, NMCSD, and other appropriate regulatory agencies.
Manages the inventory of supplies and equipment used for MCCRP research projects in partner MTFs.
Participates in monthly update calls with MCCRP and the entire clinical trials network (MTFs, VA sites and civilian sites).
May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Working knowledge of U.S. Federal government regulations regarding the conduct of human clinical research.
Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral modes and to teach in formal and informal settings.
Skills in counseling, guidance and maintaining interpersonal relationships.
Good typing skills to allow online documentation of patient interactions.
Experience coordinating research protocols.
Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree in scientific discipline is required.
Minimum Experience/ Training Requirements: 3-5 years of experience as a Clinical Research Coordinator, or relevant clinical role.
Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: Complete human protection training developed by the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) within one month from start date.
Work Environment:3-5 years of relevant work experience is required.
Background/Security:US Citizenship Required; eligible to obtain and maintain a Tier III Investigation/ Secret Clearance and Common Access Card (CAC).
Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.
HJF administers innovative medical research, supports education and training, and facilitates collaborations between the military and private medical communities. We provide comprehensive management and scientific services for more than 600 basic, clinical and applied research projects conducted around the globe. We also support continuing medical education programs for more than 160 military medical research and treatment facilities, and military medical organizations.