A private retina practice seeks a full time Clinical Research Coordinator I to assist the study team in the conduct of several new and existing clinical trials on various retinal diseases.
The Clinical Research Coordinator I is responsible for/to:
scheduling study visits, and preparing source visit documents and lab kits
scheduling patient rides and keeping track of patient stipend.
recruitment, screening and obtaining consent of study participants, (may include EMR database reviews)
review medical records and perform interviews to gather medical history and medications
performing study-related assessments such as, vital signs collection, IOP measurement, collection, processing and shipment of lab samples;
get trained and certified for refraction and Visual Acuity Testing using the ETDRS protocol
get trained and certified for research imaging (may include OCT, Fundus Photos, Fluorescein Angiogram, Auto-Fluorescence, Infra-Red photos)
Data management will include creation of source document templates, collection of data and completion of case report forms; IRB submissions
Maintaining research charts & investigator site regulatory files.
obtain information from patients regarding adverse events and or deviations, and promptly document and report findings to the lead CRC, PI and regulatory authorities
drug accountability and storage temperature monitoring
Participate in monitor visits and regulatory audits
provide coverage for other members of the team
provide other departmental duties as delegated.
Minimum of 1 year experience in clinical trials in a patient care setting, or the equivalent combination of training, education and experience.
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proficient in using and managing Excel spreadsheets, Word documents, and Google Sheets
General knowledge of medical terminology is required.
Bilingual in English/Spanish is preferred.
Candidates for this position must have strong organizational skills, exceptional attention to detail and a demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision. A proven capacity to set priorities, coordinate multiple assignments, work in a fast paced, multi-tasked environment, and exercising sound judgment is required. This position requires superior follow-up skills.
Internal Number: CRC1062019
About Northern California Retina Vitreous Associates
Northern California Retina-Vitreous Associates (NCRVA) is one of the premier vitreoretinal practices. It was established in 1983 and has become the largest retina group in the Bay Area. We are dedicated to providing state-of-the-art care to our patients with diseases of the retina, macula, and vitreous.
All of our physicians are board-certified ophthalmologists with advanced training in vitreoretinal surgery. In addition to providing high quality care for our patients, we strive to advance our field through conducting various clinical trials on vitreoretinal diseases.