Job Description

The Lundquist Institute is looking for a Full-time Clinical Research Associate to join our team in our Torrance, CA location

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree- Health sciences/premed preferred
  • Some clinical research experience preferred
  • Basic knowledge of clinical research
  • Being able to effectively and in timely manner communicate with off-site collaborators
  • Good team worker
  • Ability/desire to talk to patients
  • Spanish verbal proficiency and basic reading/writing skills helpful

Description of Duties

Manages the effective operation of multiple research protocols conducted by the Oncology Research Group at the Lundquist Institute/Harbor-UCLA.  Duties will be designated by the principal investigators and includes overall coordination and facilitation of research activities, submission of protocols for regulatory approval, and protocol patient care.  Collaborates with the principal investigators, other study coordinators, and other study personnel regarding study planning, implementation, budgeting, and evaluation efforts of study coordinator team.  Assigns work to manage protocol activity and ensures compliance to all standards, policies and quality measures.  Must be able to perform phlebotomy and administration of medications.

Benefits:

  • Medical:  Regular full-time employees and their dependents are provided with a choice of HMO or POS group medical insurance benefits.  The cost for these benefits is shared between the Lundquist Institute and the employee.
  • Dental:  Regular full-time employees and their dependents are provided with a choice of HMO or PPO group dental insurance benefit options, including orthodontic allowances.  The cost for these benefits is shared between Lundquist Institute and the employee.
  • Vision:  Regular full-time employees and their dependents are provided with group vision insurance benefit options.  The cost for these benefits is shared between Lundquist Institute and the employee.
  • Disability:  Eligible employees are provided with long-term disability insurance, which is fully paid for by Lundquist Institute   This insurance provides benefits if an employee becomes disabled due to illness, pregnancy, or injury for more than 120 days.
  • Paid Vacation:  Eligible employees can accumulate ten (10) hours of vacation per month up to a maximum of 15 working days per year.
  • Pension Plan:  The Lundquist Institute provides a retirement plan for eligible employees, which is fully funded by Lundquist Institute.  The Lundquist Institute makes an annual contribution based on each employee’s earnings in accordance with the provisions of the plan.
  • Supplemental Retirement:  Eligible employees can participate in a 403(b) supplemental retirement plan which allows pretax contributions.  The Lundquist Institute offers a variety of investment options through Fidelity Investment, TIAA/CREF.
  • Life Insurance:  Eligible employees are provided with group life insurance, which is fully paid for by the Lundquist Institute.
  • Paid Sick Leave:  Eligible employees can accrue up to ten (10) days of sick leave per year.

The Lundquist Institute is a non-profit scientific research organization dedicated to saving lives not only in the greater Los Angles metro area but throughout the world. The Institute has over more than 120 principal investigators and 400 researchers in total — MD’s, MD/PhD’s, and PhD’s — working on over 1,000 research studies. We are academically affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and work in partnership with the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Our research is funded by many sources including grants from the NIH and other government entities, Industry and teaching contracts and royalties, as well as private donors and other non-profit foundations.

 

Position requires a background check and health clearance

Please apply on-line @ www.Lundquist.org

Equal Opportunity Employer

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