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Part-Time Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

University of California - San Francisco Campus and Health
United States, California, San Francisco
October 03, 2023

Part-Time Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Physiological Nursing

Part Time


Job Summary

Under the supervision of a Principal Investigator (PI), the Clinical Research Coordinator Assistant (ACRC) will perform entry-level duties related to the support and coordination of the physical activity trial in older adults with mild cognitive impairment.

This study uses digital technologies, such as smartphones and activity trackers and involve artificial intelligence. The ACRC will receive research training and development to prepare and advance for journey-level work at the next level within the series.

May be responsible for the coordination of one or more single or multi-site, active or follow-up clinical trials; help prepare protocols for study initiation; help design flow sheets, data forms and source documents; gather and interpret medical, surgical and laboratory data regarding clinical trial subjects; may apply understanding of inclusion/exclusion eligibility criteria for protocols; help recruit, enroll, register, schedule and retain study subjects; record protocol specific treatments and assure collection and shipment of samples; assist research personnel to keep patients on study schedules; deliver the weight loss and diabetes prevention educational sessions; conduct physical exams (e.g., weight, height, resting blood pressure, body fat, and vascular function etc.); manage study participants' apps and activity trackers; complete study forms to submit to sponsors and/or appropriate agencies; collect, enter and clean data into study databases, maintaining data quality; assist with data analysis; assist with preparation of reports and tables; and attend team meetings. The ACRC will also perform other duties as assigned by the PI.

To accommodate participants' schedules, evening and weekend shifts will be required. A preliminary job offer and assignment may be extended pending successful background clearance: Fingerprinting and background check required.

Note: Limited Appointment; 40-75% FTE

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Department Description

The mission of the Family Health Care Nursing (FHCN), School of Nursing (SON), is to optimize the health and well-being of children, women, and families in a changing multicultural society through our nursing programs of teaching, research, and practice, as well as through community service.

Our mission is to prepare students from culturally diverse backgrounds to assume leadership roles in nursing clinical practice, teaching, research, and community service by advancing knowledge and clinical excellence and disseminating it into practice and policy. Faculty members in this department are engaged in cutting-edge research that is improving the quality of care of persons with acute and chronic conditions.

Required Qualifications

  • HS graduation and sufficient experience and demonstrated skills to successfully perform the assigned duties and responsibilities; and/or equivalent experience/training.
  • basic mathematical skills to quickly and accurately add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers and decimals manually or using a calculator; knowledge of medical/surgical and anesthetic terminology
  • Excellent verbal and written communications and presentation skills; excellent organizational skills; and excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively in a diverse team.
  • Attention to details; punctuality;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Windows.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, team-based environment; project management and coordination skills; ability to prioritize tasks and meet multiple deadlines on concurrent projects.
  • Ability to establish cooperative working relationships with research participants, other research team members, co-investigators and PI.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BA/BS in health science (e.g., psychology, nutrition, health education, or related health fields) and sufficient experience and demonstrated skills to successfully perform the assigned duties and responsibilities; and/or equivalent experience/training.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with medical terminology.
  • Experience working with patients or study subjects.
  • Ability to abstract data from medical records and transfer it to data collection forms or directly into databases.

About UCSF

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences. We bring together the world's leading experts in nearly every area of health. We are home to five Nobel laureates who have advanced the understanding of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, aging and stem cells.

Pride Values

UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence - also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity - both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.



Job Code and Payroll Title


Job Category

Research and Scientific

Bargaining Unit

University Professional Technical Employees - Research Support Professionals Unit (UPTE-RX)

Employee Class

Limited Appt



Appointment End Date



Parnassus Heights (SF)



Shift Length

8 Hours

Additional Shift Details

8:00 am to 5:00 pm (including one-hour lunch) Approximately 8hrs/day with some evenings and weekends