Clinical Research Assistant 1 (Cancer Genomics Remote Learning Design Assistant)

Duarte, California
April 15 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

Position Summary

Manages and/or assists the PI and project Coordinator with multiple elements of program design, scale-up, administration and management for the City of Hope Intensive Course and clinical Cancer Genomics Community of Practice (CCGCoP). Responsible for coordinating with program leadership and designers to update and provide technical support related to the online community platform, distance learning management and data collection systems that support the program. Responsible for coordinating with program leadership and designers to update content and provide technical support for the online cancer genetics learning platform. Additional responsibilities include learning outcomes and evaluation assessment instrument delivery, data collection and management. Can function independently and proficiently, and exercises independent judgement, as defined in the position accountabilities.

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Conducts protocol management for an assigned set of multiple education and training research protocols.
  • Assists with participant enrollment and registration.
  • Supports faculty and participant engagement in education and training protocols through distance-mediated communication, technical troubleshooting and support
  • Assists clinical and guest faculty with preparation and delivery of course materials, webinars, recordings and workshops
  • Performs data management and data analyses, as required by the research study.
  • Assists with developing and disseminating program marketing, promotion and social media communications
  • Identifies and communicates important protocol and data management issues or problem areas to supervisor.
  • Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to maintain certification/licensure, and/or keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise.
  • Ensures work environment is organized and functions efficiently.
  • Attends and participates in meetings as required.

Follows established City of Hope and department policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, attendance, safety, environmental, and infection control guidelines, including adherence to the workplace Code of Conduct and Compliance Plan. Practices a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality.

Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • Must have an Associate's Degree. Experience may substitute for minimum education requirements.

Preferred education experience and skills:
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • Read, identify and extract pertinent data from medical record
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend medical terminology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Record, Health Information Systems, or related health field
  • Excellent oral/written communication and organizational skills. Excellent reading comprehension.
  • Foster/promote a positive image and professional appearance
  • Sensitivity to intercultural relations
  • Access data in computer data bases
  • Proofread documents
  • Research information
  • Compile data
  • Proficient in MS Word and Excel
  • Access, preferred
  • Internet
  • Experience with Learning Management System (e.g. Canvas, Blackboard) preferred
  • Photoshop, Adobe Pro preferred
  • MS Publisher preferred
  • Computer languages: HTML and CSS (must have basic understanding), SQL, SAS, Python, R, JavaScript, Bash, or Apex, preferred
  • Calculator
  • Personal computer
  • Fax
  • Photocopier
  • Computer peripheral equipment
  • Atmosphere and environment associated with an office and/or distance-mediated work setting
  • Subject to many interruptions
  • Occasionally subjected to irregular hours
  • Requires judgment that could affect image of The City of Hope
  • Occasional pressure due to deadline requirements
  • Occasional travel required
  • Exposed to material of a confidential nature on a regular basis
  • Pressure due to deadline requirements
  • Subject to regularly changing priorities and work assignments
  • Subject to handling multiple tasks simultaneously

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

  • Posting Date: Apr 15, 2021
  • Job Field: Research
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Shift: Day Job

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