Clinical Research Coordinator A
Job location: HUP
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-08-25
University OverviewThe 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 TitleClinical Research Coordinator AJob Profile TitleClinical Research Coordinator AJob Description SummaryThis position will assist in the management of multiple clinical trials and responsibilities in specific research area. Coordinate the screening of patients, subject enrollment, collection and storage of biological samples and related study documents, and collection of clinical data. Assist with Institutional Review Board (IRB) filings and inquiries, and assist in the preparation of manuscripts, grant proposals, and research related presentations. Works closely with the Principal Investigator, manager, and study team to identify problems and develop solutions. Implement approved changes to procedures as needed and monitor results. Responsible for study coordination for investigator-initiated studies, multi-center research studies, and patient-oriented clinical and translational research projects.Job Description
The clinical 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. The Clinical Research Coordinator will be responsible for the organization, coordination and implementation of research studies for the MCHRC. The functions include but are not limited to: detail screening of patients for eligibility across multiple studies, consenting of patients into multiple studies, coordinate scheduling of trial participant visits with study investigators and nurse practitioners as per protocol. Collaborate with clinical team as necessary to provide a positive encounter. Provide clinical services, including phlebotomy and obtain biospecimens as required by the protocol. Intercept and respond to trial participant phone calls. Perform telephone follow-up per study protocol. Data collection and management in accordance with study protocol and the maintenance of source documents and case report forms. Collect and report timely, valid accurate data, maintain individual patient records. Maintain study compliance and integrity through close collaboration with nurse coordinator and investigators as well as the patients.
Bachelor's Degree with 1-2 years of research experience preferred but not required. Must be able to work flexible hours. Related experience in research and clinical study methodologies or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. The 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 part of a team, Strong planning, organizational and prioritizing capabilities along with problem solving skills desired.
Position contingent upon funding
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