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Advanced Clinical Trials Specialist

Sharp Memorial Hospital

Serra Mesa, California
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Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Current unencumbered California RN license
  • Current BLS certification for healthcare providers
  • 2-5 years Clinical Research Coordination experience
  • 2-5 years clinical experience in the therapeutic area of the trial
  • IV and Blood Withdrawal Certification within 1 year of hire
  • IATA Certification within 3 months of hire
  • Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) from Association of Clinical Research Professionals or Certified Clinical Research Professional from Society of Clinical Research Professionals (SoCRA) within 1 year of hire
  • ONS Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Certification required within 1 year of hire
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • BSN degree
  • Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN)


The Advanced Clinical Trials Specialist will ensure that all clinical trials are conducted in accordance with the protocol requirements, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) guidance and regulations. The Adv. Clinical Trials Specialist will demonstrate a commitment to providing quality service, support and responsiveness to research subjects, physician investigators, trial sponsors, hospital staffs (clinical and administrative) and contract research organizations (CROs) as applicable.
The Advanced Clinical Trials Specialist is part of the Oncology Research Department at Sharp HealthCare. The Oncology Research Department is responsible, along with physician investigators, for the conduct of cancer clinical trials as well as the care of the patients enrolled in them. The department works as a team to meet patient needs, regulatory requirements, data collection and enrollment goals in support of the research being conducted at locations throughout San Diego and surrounding areas.
Sharp Metropolitan Medical Campus, part of Sharp HealthCare, is located in San Diego, California. The campus is home to the system’s flagship hospital, Sharp Memorial, a 368-bed, Magnet-recognized facility known for its outstanding emergency and trauma services, heart care, cancer treatment, orthopedics program, robotic surgery, and organ transplantation services. The campus also includes three specialty hospitals – Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns; Sharp Mesa Vista, a behavioral health hospital; and Sharp McDonald Center, a chemical dependency treatment facility – as well as Sharp Memorial Outpatient Pavilion, Sharp Home Care, and the Sharp Allison deRose Rehabilitation Center. The hospitals regularly perform in the top decile or better in patient, physician and employee satisfaction.
Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 343-bed hospital with the largest array of health care services in San Diego's South Bay. A Designated Planetree Patient-Centered Care Hospital, Sharp Chula Vista is home to the region's most comprehensive heart program and also offers exceptional services for orthopedic care and women and infants.The Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center offers patients the most advanced treatment technology, a unique healing environment and an extraordinary level of care.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is a not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region with 542 beds. The hospital has outstanding programs in heart care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, robotic surgery, mental health, stroke care and women’s health. In addition, the hospital’s Emergency and Critical Care Center is one of the most technologically advanced emergency and intensive care facilities in the nation. Sharp Grossmont Hospital is nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices. This designation is the “gold standard” for patient care and nursing excellence and is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Essential Physical Requirements may include
  • Sitting
  • Walking
  • Standing
  • Twisting (trunk)
  • Twisting (neck)
  • Bending (waist)
  • Flexing/Extending (neck)
  • Gripping/Grasping
  • Fine Manipulation / Pinching
  • Reaching below shoulder level
  • Reaching above shoulder level
  • Kneeling
  • Squatting
  • Driving
  • Bed mobilization (scooting / rolling)
  • Lateral transfers (bed to gurney)
  • Bed to chair/wheelchair/commode transfer
  • Lift up to 50 pounds
  • Push/Pull over 100 pounds
  • Carry up to 25 pounds
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
Keywords:  83090; Advanced Clinical Trials Specialist; Research; Research Coordination; CCRC; SoCRA; IVATA cert; clinical trials; clinical research
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