Job description

Duties: This position will be expected to understand the full complement of duties typically assigned to Clinical Research Coordinators at Penn and elsewhere and to execute these tasks as needed in service to the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. These duties include but are not limited to (1) managing a coordinated research team, within and across clinical service lines (2) coordinating patient related activities and study progress with the clinical team caring for the subject, work with the clinical team to conduct assessments, collect medical history, monitor patient care, assess patient status, monitor treatment side effects and develop plan of care, (3) recruiting of patients for research protocols, screening for eligibility, management of patient care, collection of medical and medication history, physical assessments, completion of patient visits according to protocol specifications, procurement of specific laboratory specimens, conducting complex evaluations, and completion of source documentation and clinical research forms, (4) reviewing all clinical and laboratory data with medical staff/PI and reviewing any protocol specific management of toxicities and adverse events, (5) leading the research team and sponsor organized meetings, (6) Regulatory responsibilities including writing, editing and submitting study documents such a protocols, summaries reporting of adverse events, informed consent to the IRB and other applicable committees (7) other duties as needed. Travel to other sites and/or to multiple practice locations may be required. The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Division of Adult Reconstruction Surgery is actively engaged in collaborative studies with other institutions and with industry partners. The research project manager will be expected to be comfortably familiar with internal and external partners and to interact with them appropriately to advance the research goals of the Department, the Division, and collaborative partners. Position is contingent on continued funding.

Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree and 3 years to 5 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience are required. Individuals with ACRP and/or SoCRA Certification strongly preferred.

Prior experience as a CRC is a must. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong work ethic, the ability to work well with others, understand the complexity of the CRC role and be able to execute that role professionally. All staff members must adhere to UPHS standards for vaccinations, and all other applicable policies and regulations. To this end, the proper candidate will be expected to have a strong foundation in clinical research regulations, customer service, and operations through direct experience in the role. Must pass Pennsylvania's Child Protective Services Act (also known as Act 73) background checks, within 30-90 days of employment.

Reference Number: 40-28342

Salary Grade: 027

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: OS-Orthopaedic Surgery Research

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Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research




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Posted: 4/12/2018
Application Due: 6/11/2018
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