Clinical Research Coordinator C

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Clinical Research Coordinator C

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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 C

Job Profile Title
Clinical Research Coordinator C

Job Description Summary
This position will be a resource for best practices of managing major clinical trials. The CRC will provide guidance to both study trials and device trials. The responsibilities of the CRC include but are not limited to:
- Acting as a liaison to sponsors, patients and departmental interaction such as the investigational team and nursing units.
- Being a resource to other members of the team and will conduct and manage the implementation of clinical trials.
- Reviewing all new trials to help identify the challenges and opportunities discovered.
- Problem-solving the challenges to implement a plan of action.
- Ensuring that submissions to the IRB are completed in a timely manner from study startup to study completion.
- Supervising the execution of the trials with the staff to ensure adherence to the protocol.
- Auditing the trials for compliance and enrollment, which include a review of the data entry for accuracy and completeness as well as adverse event management.
- Taking an active role in the preparation of trial audits and inspections, and taking a lead role supervising any inspection that takes place with the trials.
- Providing regular updates to the research team and program manager.
- Demonstrating vigilance in patient safety and assuring effective, efficient and compliant trial progress.

Job Description

The Translational Center of Excellence (TCE) is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) dedicated to advancing innovative therapies for Neurological diseases. The primary responsibility of the CRC will be to establish and own a working knowledge of study protocols to provide comprehensive support to Principal Investigators (PIs) in the conduct of early phase clinical trials while following applicable governmental, institutional and departmental regulations as well as ICH-GCP guidelines. The CRC will be responsible for the entire life-cycle of clinical trials (start-up, protocol implementation, and closure). The CRC functions as part of a multidisciplinary team and reports to the TCE Program Manager.

This position will be a resource for best practices of managing major clinical trials. The CRC will provide guidance to both study trials and device trials. The responsibilities of the CRC include but are not limited to:

  • Acting as a liaison to sponsors, patients and departmental interaction such as the investigational team and nursing units.
  • Being a resource to other members of the team and will conduct and manage the implementation of clinical trials.
  • Reviewing all new trials to help identify the challenges and opportunities discovered.
  • Problem-solving the challenges to implement a plan of action.
  • Ensuring that submissions to the IRB are completed in a timely manner from study startup to study completion.
  • Supervising the execution of the trials with the staff to ensure adherence to the protocol.
  • Auditing the trials for compliance and enrollment, which include a review of the data entry for accuracy and completeness as well as adverse event management.
  • Taking an active role in the preparation of trial audits and inspections, and taking a lead role supervising any inspection that takes place with the trials.
  • Providing regular updates to the research team and program manager.
  • Demonstrating vigilance in patient safety and assuring effective, efficient and compliant trial progress.


The CRC will promote institutional values of patient and visitor satisfaction by demonstrating courtesy and respect for patients and their families, visitors and other employees. The CRC will demonstrate competence in the assessment, treatment and care of patients, and is expected to exhibit a professional and compassionate demeanor in performance of responsibilities and to be unfailingly responsive to the needs of patients. The position may require communication with patients and staff outside of office hours.

The position is contingent on continued funding.

Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree with 4-6 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
Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range
$50,684.00 - $91,232.00

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.


To apply, visit https://wd1.myworkdaysite.com/en-US/recruiting/upenn/careers-at-penn/job/HUP/Clinical-Research-Coordinator-C_JR00017424-1





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Posted: 9/10/2020
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