SR. CLINICAL RESEARCH OPERATIONS SPECIALIST
Duties: The Senior Clinical Research Operations Specialist is an integral part of the Operation Unit in the Office of Clinical Research (OCR). Under the direction of the Executive Director of OCR and the Director of Clinical Research Operations, the Senior Clinical Research Operations Specialist will work to promote, support and facilitate clinical research by acting as a central resource to the clinical research faculty and staff at the Perelman School of Medicine., The Senior Clinical Research Operations specialist will focus on project management and workflow development in support of the Penn Clinical Research IT infrastructure and in developing best processes for departments. This position will work very closely with Penn faculty and clinical research support staff providing navigation services, training, workflow development and best practice support. This position is responsible for working across multiple divisions and departments assisting in clinical research study start up practices as well as management.
Important skills include the ability to take initiative and work independently, think strategically, work across departments, develop workflows and best practices, solution oriented thinking, IT knowledge and ease and comfort working with a wide range of personnel. Additionally, experience with EPIC, clinical trial management software and project management experience is a plus.
Qualifications: The minimum of a Bachelor's degree and five to seven years of experience in clinical/translational research operations in any of the following areas: Academia, Pharmaceutical Company, Contract Research Organizations (academic or private sector) or Site Management (Academic or private sector) or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Master's degree strongly preferred.
Direct Experience in the Following:
* Project management experience and/or day to day experience running clinical trials
* Development of protocols, consent, and case report forms
* Involvement in the development and/ or implementation of clinical research education and training
* Implementation, workflow development and/or training with respect to an institution or company wide IT support systems (EPIC, document management systems, clinical trial management, electronic data capture systems, etc)
Reference Number: 40-25437
Salary Grade: 028
Employment Type: Exempt
Org: SM-DN-Office of Clinical Research
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