Job description

Duties: Clinical Research Assistant A: Clinical Research Assistant A will perform research and administrative tasks for research projects and clinical trials within the Penn Department of Medicine's Clinical Trials Unit. The person will support a diverse group of investigators, involving work on a wide spectrum of clinical trials ranging from phase I to IV, investigator and industry initiated, different disease states and varying complexities. Involvement in trials will range from several weeks to serving as the primary research assistant for a study handling all research assistant activities such as:

Prescreen, recruit, consent (minimal risk) and screen patients according to protocol; Schedule patient visits and any necessary testing; Organize and help maintain study documentation, includes source documentation, case report forms, research charts, and study logs; Prepare for study visits including labeling and creating visit packets; Collect and review study data; Process and ship study specimens including blood and urine; Escort patients to research visits; Participate in study team meetings and ongoing protocol training; Perform general administrative duties to support the DOM Clinical Trials Unit; Hours may include evenings or weekend as necessary.

Clinical Research Assistant B: Clinical Research Assistant B is expected to perform the duties above with less supervision from the study team. In addition to above, will be expected to do more in-depth prescreening and review of medical records, data entry, and conduct study visits and procedures autonomously.

Qualifications: Must be organized and able to prioritize; effective communication and writing skills; strong time management skills; flexible and able to multi-task; demonstrated ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently

Clinical Research Assistant A: High School diploma and 1 to 2 years of experience in clinical research, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, are required.

Clinical Research Assistant B: High School diploma and 3 to 5 years of experience in clinical research, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, are required. BA/BS and 1 year of clinical research experience preferred.

Reference Number: 40-27912

Salary Grade: 023/024

Employment Type: Non-Exempt

Org: DM-Department of 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: 6-Technical Scientific/Statistical




Diversity Profile: University



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Posted: 3/15/2018
Application Due: 5/14/2018
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