Clinical Research Coordinator

Job description

Job location: Claire M. Fagin-6020

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-10-03
Req: JR00010428
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The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Posted Job Title

Clinical Research Coordinator

Job Profile Title

Clinical Research Coordinator A

Job Description Summary

The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) will support and participate in the study - Improving Self-Care of Heart Failure Caregivers, which is funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH) initiative under the auspices of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.

Job Description

The Improving Self-Care of Heart Failure (HF) Caregivers study is a randomized controlled trial testing an intervention designed to provide support to informal caregivers of HF patients that will help them maintain their health and reduce risks of illness associated with the stress of being a caregiver. Our overriding goal is to improve the health status of the people of HF and their caregivers through the provision of patient-centered, geographically accessible and high-value services within their home and healthcare environment. CRC’s will contribute to this goal in important ways through the consistent application of the values of respect, confidentiality and the constant pursuit of excellence.

Under the general direction of the Project Manager, the CRC will plan, organize, and conduct all activities and systems necessary to ensure the timely and accurate performance and reporting necessary for implementation of the project. The primary function of this position is to engage with eligible caregivers and patients to enroll them in the study and coordinate activities to collect baseline, 3, 6, 9 and 12 month follow-up surveys with enrolled participants.

Bachelor's Degree with 1-2 years of related experience in research and clinical study methodologies or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Working Conditions
Office, Library, Computer Room; Requires extensive safety

Physical Effort
Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

School of Nursing

Pay Range

$36,401.00 - $65,521.00

Affirmative Action Statement 
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

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.




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Posted: 10/4/2019
Application Due: 11/1/2019
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