CLINICAL RESEARCH COORD A

Duties: This CRC position's primary focus will be the management of a complex, multicenter RCT that includes diverse data collection (both qualitative and quantitative), study & RA coordination, and regulatory upkeep & auditing, along with some administrative duties. Our Lab's research is primarily focused on health behavior change, organ transplant disparities, and outcomes in renal and urology patients at both the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). The focus of the multicenter RCT is to reduce kidney stones in adult and adolescent patients with a history of reoccurrence. Research methods will include (but not limited to) retrospective data analyses, biological specimen collection, observational studies, interviewing, clinical trials, and coordinating other sites.

The candidate should have experience with extraction of clinical data, basic study design, IRB/grant preparation and submission, adverse event reporting, study regulation, and database management. Comfort with a medical setting/terms, handling confidential patient information and biological specimens (e.g., urine), qualitative methods, and patient contact is greatly encouraged. Individual must be highly motivated, detail oriented, and familiar with the Microsoft Office Suite/computer literate, and willing to learn technology for health behavior change. The candidate will have the opportunity to participate in the design, conduct, analysis, and writing of clinical research studies along with the production of tables & figures. The ability to work harmoniously in a diverse group (doctors, residents, students, nurses, statisticians) is paramount. Please visit our website (https://www.med.upenn.edu/reeselab/) for more information about the Lab.

Qualifications: The minimum of a Bachelor's degree along with 1-3 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience required. The ideal candidate will have strong analytical ability; excellent interpersonal skills; attention to detail; flexibility; and comfort with working independently. The CRC should have experience with extraction of clinical data, basic medical terminology, and database management. Comfort in a medical setting, with handling confidential patient information, and with patient contact is essential. Individual must be highly motivated, detail oriented, and familiar with the Microsoft Office Suite/computer literate. Advanced computer literacy is a plus. Finally, the ability to work harmoniously in a diverse group (doctors, residents, students, nurses, statisticians) is paramount. Position length contingent upon grant funding.

Reference Number: 40-25756

Salary Grade: 025

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: DM-Renal-Electrolyte and Hypertension

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