Clinical Research Coordinator


Biomarker discovery at unprecedented speed & scale 858.290.7010

At Sapient, we are rapidly scaling our strategic partnership program and are looking to place qualified clinical research coordinators at one of our partner’s sites. This institute is one of the largest nonprofit and independent healthcare organizations and academic medical centers. They are discovering novel medical research achievements, establishing educational programs, and defining the future of healthcare, all the while focusing on community benefit activities. They are setting new standards for quality and innovation as it relates to patient care. What will never change is their commitment to helping those in need today and in the future.

With the ongoing surge of the COVID-19 pandemic, this research lab is on the cutting edge of multi-disciplinary, in-clinical research and advanced science to determine essential biomarkers that are contributing to the susceptibility and immunity of individuals to the COVID-19 virus. Their approach involves human physiology, population scale cohorts, and clinical trial studies to translate these new discoveries into pragmatic interventions aimed at the overall long-term goal of better understanding healthy aging across diverse populations. Their team includes established experts in population science, clinical science, translational science, basic science, data science, and scientific publications. Ultimately, the team focuses on making discoveries that will profoundly impact human health.

The Role
We are looking for a Clinical Research Coordinator that is ready to work hand-in-hand with institute leadership to assist with coordinating and implementing clinical research studies and evaluating and abstracting research data. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-past, team environment and support direct engagement with study participants, medical chart review, data management, survey development/implementation, biophysical measures, biosample processing, and literature review.

What your duties look like:

  • Patient recruitment, consentment, engagement, and scheduling
  • Collecting, cleaning, maintaining, and organizing research data
  • Perform sample preparation and shipping and maintenance of study kits and supplies
  • Support investigators with the development and deployment of clinical study protocols
  • Ensure compliance with protocol and overall clinical research objectives
  • Engage in required on-the-job training and cross-functional training
  • Contribute to research manuscripts published in medical journals with the opportunity for authorship
  • Manage Case Report Forms (CRFs) to completion
  • Assist with regulatory submissions to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and manage IRB submittals in the case of adverse events, serious adverse events, and safety letters
  • Assist with clinical trial budgets and support patient research billing
  • Adhere to all federal, local, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), IRB laws and Good Clinical Practice (GCP), and HIPPA guidelines and regulations pertaining to the study and patient care

What you’ll love:

  • Formal and informal education and training opportunities that are designed to promote cross-area research skills development and personal career growth in preparation for further leadership roles.
  • Exposure to work related to COVID-19 in addition to projects in other health-related fields (cardiology, neurology, cancer, organ transplants, etc.).
  • Hands-on and engaged mentorship with top leaders in the field of research.
  • Opportunity to contribute as a potential author on research manuscripts published in medical journals.

What we’re looking for:

  • Education: Bachelor of Arts or Science (preferred)
  • License or Certification: Spanish language translator certification (preferred)
  • One-year prior training or experience in clinical research (preferred)
  • Strong communication skills, oral and written, with a hard work ethic and values a strong collaborative team dynamic

Position Location: Los Angeles, California
Travel Requirements: Onsite
Position Type: Full-Time, Monday – Friday

Tagged as: case report forms, clinical research, clinical research coordinator, clinical study design, clinical trials, good clinical practice (gcp), institutional review board (irb), patient consentment, patient engagement, patient recruitment, research, sample preparation, writing

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