Join the HJF Team!
HJF is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator I to support the Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program (IDCRP) at the Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD). HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to IDCRP. US Citizenship is required for this position. This position will be supporting these ongoing studies: HIV Natural History Study, PAIVED flu study, and the Deployment Travel Study. There may be other studies to support as needed.
Responsibilities are to perform clinical research and participant treatment in conjunction with one or more specified clinical research protocols for the IDCRP in San Diego and will be supervised by either Clinical Site Manager or designee.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of procedures and techniques necessary for performing research tasks; ability to learn and become proficient in data acquisition and clinical responsibilities related to research protocols; Knowledge of federal and local regulations and policies pertinent to research involving human subjects; excellent interpersonal and computer skills; ability to communicate effectively and to work with individuals of all levels. Phlebotomy experience or training a strong plus. Previous experirence with consenting, data entry, data abstraction with medical records, interacting with subjects, and nasal swabbing a strong plus.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline preferred. Phlebotomy a plus.
Minimum Experience: 1 to 2 years experience working with human subject research protocols.
Physical Capabilities: Long periods of sitting and standing; some bending, lifting, and walking; escorting participants and carrying light items; may encounter participants who are confused, agitated, or abusive.
Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: Certified in basic cardiac life support required; certified as a Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC), Clinical Research Professional (CCRP), and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) preferred. Must be able to obtain a Department of Defense Common Access Card.
Work Environment: Laboratory, office or clinical/hospital environment; possible evening and/or weekend hours. If worksite requires work on a military base, a background investigation is necessary.
Background: US Citizenship required; eligibility to obtain Secret Clearance.
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.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.