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Senior Clinical Research Coordinator - Sacramento Campus

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

April 18, 2022
Senior Clinical Research Coordinator/CRC -SOM: Cancer Center Department- Sacramento Campus

Our physicians conduct clinical research and collaborate closely with laboratory scientists, ensuring that new drugs, advanced biotechnologies and other treatments developed in the lab can move quickly to the clinic to benefit patients. 

Job Summary 

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$34.18 to $54.97 (Sr. CRC)

$28.17 to $45.29 (CRC)

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Manager will advise


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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.  


Qualified candidates can be interviewed anytime.


The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) is a health professional having working knowledge of clinical research activities, communication skills and a willingness to cooperate as a team member.

The Senior Clinical Research Coordinator (Sr. CRC) is a health professional having an advanced level working knowledge of data management activities, excellent communication skills and a willingness to cooperate as a team member. The position requires certification by the Society of Clinical Research Associates or the Association of Clinical Research Professionals. Also required is the use of advanced-level knowledge and skills to independently coordinate, direct and follow through in the overall administration and outcome of one or more clinical studies. This position will provide leadership for a department-wide clinical research program, including overseeing lower-level clinical research coordinators and/or other support personnel.

Required Qualifications 

Applicants are encouraged to upload license and certification if required of the position. 

Sr. CRC*

Must possess certification by the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA) or the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP).
Experience coordinating clinical trials.
Advanced experience with 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]).
Advanced experience with regulatory processes as well as a working knowledge of data management activities as applied to oncology clinical trial coordination.
Advanced-level experience with oncology disease processes as applied to clinical research.
Advanced-level experience with basic anatomy, medical terminology and ability to interpret physicians’ notes, medical records, laboratory and scan results.
Demonstrated leadership skills or experience encompassing both training and ongoing coaching.
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, etc.
Experience with databases and/or Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS).


Knowledge and understanding of disease processes as applied to human clinical research.
Knowledge of clinical research trials regulation (Food and Drug Administration [FDA], Office for Human Research Protections [OHRP], and Good Clinical Practice [GCP]).
Knowledge of regulatory processes as well as working knowledge of data management activities as applied to clinical coordination.
Working knowledge of Microsoft office Suite:Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, etc.

Preferred Qualifications 

Previous experience coordinating oncology clinical trials.
Applicants will be hired at CRC or Sr. CRC level depending on qualifications met.

Special Requirements 

Must be able to work occasional overtime as work demands.
Must be able to travel on occasion.
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. 
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
The University of California has implemented a SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination Policy ( covering all employees.  To be compliant with the policy, employees must submit proof of vaccination or a University-approved exception or deferral.

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