Philadelphia, Philadelphia County
Jun 25, 2016

Duties: The Clinical Research Coordinator A will be responsible for coordinating the Academic Associate Program at the University of Pennsylvania. The Academic Associate Program provides students with an opportunity to learn how to conduct clinical research studies and to be part of a clinical team in a high-acuity healthcare environment. The Clinical Research Coordinator A will work closely with the project manager and principal investigators to select Academic Associates each semester, and s/he will manage the day-to-day operations of the Academic Associate Program in the Emergency Department at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. The Clinical Research Coordinator A will also be responsible for coordinating other emergency medicine research studies as assigned. Duties of this role may include screening and enrolling research participants, maintaining regulatory compliance, abstracting and entering data, developing research materials, coordinating conference calls and meetings, assisting with training, and performing other duties as assigned.

This position may involve approximately 30-60 hours of on-call time per week and travel to national study meetings (up to one per quarter).

Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree and 1 year to 3 years of clinical or translational research experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, are required.

Candidate must have strong initiative, excellent organizational and communication skills, attention to detail, good interpersonal skills, and ability to work independently and as part of a team. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required. Proficiency in Microsoft Access is preferred. Variable hours of duty (i.e., day, evening, and/or weekend hours) may be necessary. Limited travel may be needed. Must have a valid driver's license and a clean driving record.

Reference Number: 40-23160

Salary Grade: 025

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: EG-Emergency Medicine

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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