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Research Lab Coordinator

  2021-03-30     Cottage Health      Santa Barbara  

The Cottage Health Research Institute (CHRI) is seeking a Research Lab Coordinator to join our team. You will be responsible for all lab components of funded and non-funded clinical trials. Working closely with the primary coordinator of each study and lab personnel, you will ensure all laboratory specimens are collected, processed, stored and shipped according to protocol. In addition, you will oversee study management of 1-2 interventional studies and work closely with a variety of hospital and study personnel, as well as study participants and their families. Duties include:

  • Creating laboratory workflows/SOPs/checklists
  • Acting as a liaison between the investigators, the review board, other hospital departments and study participants
  • Assisting physicians in identifying eligible patients and with the informed consent process
  • Coordinating all research activities for study participants


  • Bachelor’s degree in biomedical or healthcare related field, or unrelated degree with relevant research experience required
  • One year of research experience in a medical or academic laboratory setting required; one year of hospital laboratory experience preferred
  • Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP), Certified Research Coordinator (CRC), Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or IATA Certified preferred
  • Experience processing human specimens in a laboratory setting and familiarity with HIPAA regulations and regulations governing human subjects in research required
  • Excellent communication, writing skills and MS Office skills required
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the Institutional Review Board process, working knowledge of scientific and medical concepts and terminology, and strong familiarity with biomedical research protocols preferred

About CHRI
For more than 20 years, CHRI has offered consultation, liaison and administrative resources to researchers to support the translation of clinical and academic research and graduate and post graduate training for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. Our medical staff is composed of more than 700 world-renowned clinicians who conduct research and see patients, the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Part of Cottage Health, we offer competitive compensation and benefits that include above-market salaries, premium medical coverage, pension plans, tax savings accounts and up to $550/year in wellness benefits.

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Cottage Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Cottage Health applicants are considered solely based on their qualifications, without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, gender, transgender, gender expression and identity, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military status or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of the relationship between Cottage Health and an applicant or employee. Cottage Health is committed to upholding discrimination-free hiring practices. We strive to cultivate an environment where exceptional people bring diverse perspectives and find belonging, support and connection to their work.

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