CLINICAL RESEARCH COORD A
Duties: The clinical research coordinator (CRC) A will conduct several ongoing studies. The CRC will work closely with study personnel in the University of Pennsylvania's IBD Immunology Initiative (I3) study, a prospective clinically annotated biobank. Duties related to the I3 will include study patient enrollment and follow-up; completion of IRB documents; coordination of collaborative studies utilizing the biobank; database management; coordination with study personnel; tissue procurement and processing. The CRC will also work in survey-based clinical research trial evaluating patient-driven education on patient risk preferences in Crohn's disease. Duties in this study will include (but not limited to): initiation of study (maintenance of study log, randomization and mailing to participants, maintenance of response); maintenance of study documentation; general administrative duties to support the clinical trial (maintenance of IRB documentation, etc.). Other general duties include: attending study related meetings; preparing documents needed for initiation, monitoring, and close-out visits with Sponsor and/or CROs; maintenance of appropriate study documentation, case report forms and study binders; preparation and submission of regulatory documents; maintenance of telephone and/or email and/or follow-up with all study patients as directed by protocol and in a timely manner; assistance with mailings and other clerical duties; assistance in screening of potential patients for research studies and collaboration; scheduling appropriate clinical research study patient appointments; processing and shipping blood, stool and/or tissue specimens; resolving regulatory-related queries; performance of blood draws or other measurements and testing.
Position is contingent on continued funding.
Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) and 1 year to 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. A college degree in a related field would be preferred, as well as knowledge of medical environment and terminology. Experience in research, regulatory or medical environment is a plus. Effective problem solving abilities, effective communication and writing skills and attention to detail are all necessary for this position. Experience with MS Office applications preferred. Knowledge of RedCap and/or statistical software (STATA, SAS, SPSS, R) is a plus. Phlebotomy experience is preferred.
Reference Number: 40-25417
Salary Grade: 025
Employment Type: Exempt
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