Balboa Nephrology Medical Group, Inc

Our company is looking for a Research Assistant will provide the Clinical Research Coordinator with direct clinical and administrative data management assistance regarding the collection and reporting of delegated trials. With the ability for high level thinking and attention to detail, the Research Assistant will cross-check, create, record, report, and distribute study related information for regular review by the Clinical Research Coordinator.

Why work for us?

Comprehensive medical insurance package!

Retirement benefits with employer contribution of up to 10% of annual pay!
3 weeks of PTO and 9 company holidays per year! (if management unlimited PTO)
Company paid life insurance!

Flexible work scheduling (as approved by management) (remove is n/a)

Voted Top Workplace of San Diego 2017 and 2020!

Our Values: Patient-centered I Accountability I Respect I Innovation I Data-Driven

Our Mission: to consistently deliver superior care – Balboa Care – to every patient with kidney disease.

Duties will include:
Administrative Duties (may include, but not limited to):

Timely EDC, CTMS, and other study related vendor portal data entry.
Cross-checking for accuracy of all data in online portals or vendors.
Subject visit tracking and scheduling per protocol.
CRO and Sponsor related scheduling & correspondence support

for the Clinical Research Coordinator.

Assist in source creation, recording, reporting, and cataloging.
Aids in maintaining federal and GCP/ICH compliance during the conduct of trials.

Clinical Duties: (may include, but not limited to):

Perform, record, and report delegated study visit tasks per protocol ie; subject intake, EKG’s and trial specific biologic sample collection.
Collect, process, and ship trial specific biologic samples per protocol.
Manage and maintain trial related supply inventory.

Required Skills

A High School diploma and one year of experience, preferably in clinical research, human medicine, end stage disease or an equivalent combination of education and experience; knowledge and abilities relevant to the successful conduct of the Research Assistant position.
Valid driver’s license and dependable transportation to travel locally between sites.
Experience with study protocols and a record of successful collection, recording, and reporting of data with written and online databases.
Exhibits the capacity to work unattended and complete delegated tasks by specified dates.
Demonstrates experience to independently review data for completeness and quality assurance related to the collection and reporting of clinical data.
Experience in HIPAA and GCP/ICH including federal and local record management.

Excellent verbal and written communication
Ability to provide excellent customer service
Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures
Ability to use good reasoning and judgement and react appropriately in emergency situations
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, medical staff and coworkers

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in CKD, Dialysis or Renal transplantation.
Experience working in EDC, CTMS and EMR systems.
Skilled in lab techniques, processing, and shipping of human biologics.
Established experience in medical terminology.
Bilingual in English and Spanish

Other Considerations

Background check required
Travel to other sites located within San Diego County may be required
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Supervisory duties – yes or no
Status – full time or part time
Work Environment – This position operates in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop, computer, mouse, and photocopier.
Physical Demands – While performing duties, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, read, write, type and respond. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. This position requires the ability to lift up to 25 pounds, open cabinets at various levels, bend, stand, stoop and drive as necessary.

About Balboa United
Beginning in 1973, Balboa has grown from two physicians to a comprehensive nephrology team of 52 board certified physicians and 8 advanced practitioners. On January 1, 2018, Balboa Nephrology Medical Group (BNMG) launched Balboa United, a full-service medical practice management services organization. From one small office, BNMG now has 24 clinical offices throughout San Diego, Imperial, Orange and Riverside counties. In addition to office and hospital-based patient care, Balboa physicians manage the dialysis treatments of approximately 4,500 patients at 88 dialysis centers and conduct Nephrology based clinical research at 6 centers throughout Imperial and San Diego counties (California Institute of Renal Research).

EEO Statement Balboa United is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best available person in every job. Our Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion (including religious dress & grooming), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, registered domestic partner status, military status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. We also prohibit unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. The Company is committed to compliance with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in our operations and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of Balboa United, including managers and co-workers. If you believe you have been subjected to any form of unlawful discrimination, submit a written complaint to your manager or Human Resources (HR). Your complaint should be specific and should include the names of the individuals involved and the names of any witnesses. If you need assistance with your complaint, or if you prefer to make a complaint in person, contact the Company’s Human Resources Department. We will immediately undertake an effective, thorough, and objective investigation and attempt to resolve the situation.

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