CLINICAL RESEARCH COORD A

Location
Philadelphia
Posted
May 31, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: The primary role of Clinical Research Coordinator is the organization, coordination and implementation of a research study. The research coordinator will be responsible for all aspects of clinical trial coordination including: subject recruitment, detailed data entry, subject visits and follow-up and regulatory documentation.
Responsibilities include:
--Be actively involved in planning and implementation of patient recruitment into studies (involves deciding which strategies are best, reaching out to potential recruitment sites/referring physicians, dropping off/posting recruitment materials, etc)
--Collect and report timely, valid, accurate data--maintain clinical trial databases. Respond to data queries. Maintain subject files and regulatory files per GCP
--Collect and process biospecimens (includes performing venipuncture)
--Prepare protocols, informed consents, data collection forms and advertisements for regulatory approval. Coordinate study start up activities. Participate in budget preparation for trials. Be responsible for tracking site reimbursements and allocating patient stipends.
--Perform required research activities per protocol and in accordance with Good Clinical Practice (scheduling subject visits within the appropriate window, ensuring all tests and assessments at each visit are performed, reporting adverse events and ensuring review and appropriate follow-up by investigator, administering drug treatments and/or procedures and monitoring patient care and treatment side effects in concert with investigators, detailed documentation of study activities)
--Screen, recruit and retain potential study participants. Obtain informed consent at multiple study sites within the Penn Health System (includes approaching potential subjects in the office, or speaking to them by phone, reviewing their medical records and discussing with investigators, asking pre-screening eligibility questions, etc)
--Assist investigators with intellectual tasks as needed (including literature reviews, contributions to manuscripts, etc)
--Interface with regulatory authorities and sponsors. Attend Investigator Meetings for clinical research trials. Organize and participate in site visits, both initiation and otherwise. Prepare for and host both internal and external auditing and monitoring activities.
--Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Position is contingent on continued funding.

Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree and 1 to 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. 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 a part of a team. Strong planning, organizational and prioritizing capabilities along with problem solving skills desired. Must be able to work flexible hours.

Reference Number: 40-25965

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