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Senior Clinical Research Coordinator - Sacramento Campus

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

November 10, 2021
Senior Clinical Research Coordinator – Sacramento Campus

JO# 16334

Department Description 
The Office of Clinical Research (OCR) Specimen Processing Lab is a resource of the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center. The overall objective of the OCR is to facilitate and coordinate cancer clinical research specimens for Cancer Center Investigators. The OCR manages over 200 active oncology clinical trials. The Specimen Processing Lab has a collaborative relationship with the Molecular Pharmacology Resource where translational assays are performed for Investigator Initiated Clinical Trial specimens. 

Job Summary 

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Salary Range                        
$34.18 - $54.97

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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 may be interviewed at anytime


This position will require communication with a vast array of people including Principle Investigators, Industry Sponsor Research Advisors, National Study Chairs and department CRCs.  The Senior Clinical Research Coordinator will mentor and train of assistant clinical research coordinators in lab collection processing in addition to oversight of sample shipment to outside institutions, and UC Davis faculty for Investigator Initiated Trials. The Senior Clinical Research Coordinator will generate reports and perform quality assurance of data within Freezerworks for accuracy and completeness. 

Required Qualifications 

Applicants are encouraged to upload license and certification if required of the position. 
Certification by the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA) or the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP).
Knowledge and understanding working in a laboratory environment, including safety procedures and use of personal protective equipment
Knowledge of certification requirements for blood-borne pathogens and shipping of hazardous materials
Advanced knowledge of basic translational and clinical research methodologies, tools, requirements and general aims.
Working knowledge of commonly used management databases, for example, EMR, iMedidata Rave, InForm, and Oracle.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, etc.
Knowledge and understanding of disease processes as applied to human clinical research.
Writing skills to compose reports and correspondence while utilizing correct grammar, spelling and punctuation as well as clearly documenting research data onto forms.
Experience working individually and as a team member in a diverse workforce.
Leadership skills encompassing both training and ongoing mentoring of  Lab Assistant CRCs

Preferred Qualifications 
Previous experience with oncology clinical trials with focus on lab processing.

Special Requirements 
Occasional nights and weekends will be required based on trial schedule.
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.

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.