Job Posting: Clinical and Translational Science at Cedars-Sinai is a academic-clinical-community partnership with UCLA.It is designed to accelerate scientific discoveries and clinical breakthroughs to improve health in the most populous and diverse county in the United States. Our mission is to create a borderless clinical and translational research institute that brings UCLA innovations and resources to bear on the greatest health needs of Los Angeles. The team is needing a dynamic Research Navigator. Under general direction, the Research Navigator provides ongoing expert personal assistance to potential CTSI and translational research enterprise at Cedars-Sinai. Utilizing their expertise in institutional requirements and resources, providers or unit experts, such as regulatory (ORB, IACUC, Citi, GCP, MCA, etc.), contracting, technology transfer (IND/IDE), laboratories, biostatistics/informatics, medical library training (N11.1 manuscript registration, etc), and may participate in a onboarding orientations, or other CTSI training and/or funding opportunities. The facilitator serves as a primary contact for investigators and research staff to navigate the complex regulatory requirements conduct of their research, promoting CTSI-wide interaction. The Research Facilitator interacts with domain experts at partnering investigators understand and have access to the resources needed to proceed with study design, proposal writing, and project. Complies with all federal, state, and institutional policies, guidelines and recommendations for the conduct of research, communicating effectively to the large number of research teams. Assists with identifying and responding to clinical research needs within the community, and promotes cost-effective growth research activities. Develops areas of expertise with domain experts (e.g., FDA regulation, compliance and monitoring, etc.), to cross-train and institutions. Rotates to other CTSI partner institutions and cross-trains with partnering colleagues. Participates in continued education and training to further enhance knowledge of the evolving regulatory environment. Assists in special projects as assigned. Should be able to prioritize tasks, be detail minded, and be an effective communicator. EEO / AA / F / M / Veteran / Disabled Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.
Qualification Requirements/Preferences: Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Educational Requirements: Bachelor's degree required, preferred Master's level degree in public health, biology or related field. License/Certification/Registration Requirements: ACRP/SoCRA certification preferred. Experience: Preferred five (5) years minimum experience in area of research specialty. Prior experience with and knowledge of federal research requirements. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with faculty, administrators, and staff internally and at peer participating institutions. Excellent computer and project management skills. Physical Demands: (e.g., lifting, standing, walking) Able to perform moderate lifting. Able to sit, stand and walk for prolonged periods of time. Able to read papers and online documents. office equipment. Able to exercise physical ability and perspective acuity to satisfactorily perform essential job functions. Ability to walk or drive to other sites as necessary. Must be able to handle multiple tasks, frequently with short time frames, prioritize and organize work and to complete assignments in a timely fashion.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scien...tists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.