Philadelphia, PA
Sep 15, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: The CRC's position will be to recruit patients for a multi-site, 5-year, prospective, longitudinal study funded by the Patient Center Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The goal of the study is to compare usual palliative care services to palliative care delivered by Hepatology specialists among patients with cirrhosis. The study recruitment will take place at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center. The coordinator's responsibilities will include maintaining and updating IRB protocols, patient identification through an electronic health record, conducting in-person and telephone surveys and interviews, and maintaining a recruitment log. The position will additionally include assistance with the PI's other clinical research projects, which include studies in physical activity, medication adherence, psychosocial predictors of liver transplant outcomes at the VA and the University of Pennsylvania. The position may include supervision and training of new clinical research coordinators.

Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree and 2 years to 4 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Strong writing and oral communication skills are required.

Reference Number: 40-29762

Salary Grade: 026

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: DM-Gastroenterology

Special Requirements:

Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research

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