Philadelphia, Philadelphia County
May 20, 2016

Duties: The primary role of Clinical Research Coordinator is the organization, coordination and implementation of a research study. The essential functions of the position include but are not limited to:

Participate in the review and preparation of protocols for original, pharmaceutical and government clinical trials. Prepare protocols, informed consents, data collection forms and advertisements for regulatory approval.

Organize and participate in site visits, both initiation and otherwise. Participate in budget preparation for trials, be responsible for tracking site reimbursement and allocating patient stipends. Attend Investigator meetings for Clinical Research Trials

Be actively involved in planning and implementation of patient recruitment into studies. Interview and evaluate participants as potential candidates for various studies enrollment. Obtain informed consent at multiple study sites within the Penn Health System.

Coordinate scheduling of trial participants visits with study investigators and nurse practitioners as per protocol. Provide clinical services, including phlebotomy and obtain biospecimens as required by the protocol. Plan, direct, and assess overall study management of patient in collaboration with investigator. Intercept and respond to trial participants phone calls. Perform telephone follow-up per study protocol.
The coordinator is also responsible for data collection and management in accordance with study protocol and the maintenance of source documents and case report forms. Collect and report timely, valid accurate data, maintain individual patient records. Maintain study compliance and integrity through close collaboration with investigator as well as the patient.

Provide ongoing service education updates to all investigators and HUP staff who have eligible participants for clinical research studies.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and 1-3 years of research experience , or equivalent combination of education and experience, required. Must be able to work flexible hours

Position requires a highly motivated, articulate individual with excellent oral and written communication skills. The candidate should possess the ability to work independently and also as part of a team. Strong planning, organizational and prioritizing capabilities along with problem solving skills desired.

Reference Number: 40-22595

Salary Grade: 025

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: WM-Ctr for Res on Reprod and Women's Health

Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research

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