Bi-Lingual Clinical Research Coordinator SOM: Department of Public Health Sciences- Sacramento Campus
The Department of Public Health Sciences is a large, complex teaching and research department in the UC Davis School of Medicine. Our mission is to improve the health of people through population-based approaches by carrying out educational programs, epidemiologic research, public service and policy development. Job Summary Final Filing Date : 1/20/21 Salary Range : $28.17 to $45.29 Salary Frequency : Hourly Appointment Type : Career Percentage of Time : 100% Shift Hour : Varied Location : Public Health Sciences, ASB Building City : Sacramento Union Representation : Yes Benefits 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
Responsibilities Under the direction of the study site PIs and supervised by the senior project manager, this position serves as a Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) for the U.S. POINTER trial funded by the Alzheimer's Association. Following the study protocol and strictly adhering to IRB and HIPAA regulations, the Bi-Lingual Clinical Research Coordinator will assist with consenting, screening for eligibility to receive a brain scan, scheduling of brain imaging, and acquisition of brain scans and perform duties involved in the collection and documentation of data in English and Spanish in support of research and information gathering activities. Additionally, the Bi-Lingual Clinical Research Coordinator conducts cognitive screening and interviews in English and in Spanish through a phone or in person as needed. Required Qualifications
Demonstrated experience and knowledge of an MRI computing system.
Demonstrated experience screening patients for radiological exams.
Demonstrated experience with open-source software operating systems, such as LINUX.
Demonstrated experience in the execution of human research protocols.
Bilingual proficiency in Spanish and experience working with older adults and those from diverse backgrounds.
Must be able to comfort anxious research subjects around MRI scanner.
Must be able to confidently and safely direct research participants around MRI equipment and room.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills to communicate with older adults to develop and maintain a good working rapport.
Knowledge and experience establishing appropriate work standards to achieve the highest productivity and accuracy.
Excellent organizational skills.
Demonstrated experience maintaining a positive and cooperative attitude even during unexpected schedule or priority changes and retain interpersonal effectiveness.
Must be able to work independently with a minimum of supervision, while following study protocols.
Must be able to prioritize tasks and assignments based on the needs of the research team and the research participants, seeking input from the Project Manager when needed.
Experience with IRB Administration policies and procedures and HIPAA regulations.
Bachelor's degree in psychology, public health, or related science field and/or equivalent experience, education and training.
Demonstrated experience with study objectives, procedures and policies strongly desired.
This position requires written and oral fluency in Spanish and English.
Must be able to handle and process blood and/or other biospecimens.
IRB and HIPAA certification must be completed once hired.
Occasional overtime and evening and/or weekend shifts.
Local and out-of-state travel may be required to meet study objectives.
Must participate in DMV Pull Program.
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
EEO 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.
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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