Clinical Research Coordinator A, Maternal and Child Health Research Center

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Clinical Research Coordinator A, Maternal and Child Health Research Center

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Posted Job Title
Clinical Research Coordinator A, Maternal and Child Health Research Center

Job Profile Title
Clinical Research Coordinator A

Job Description Summary
The Clinical Research Coordinator will be responsible for all aspects of clinical trail coordination including: subject recruitment, detailed data entry, subject visits and follow up and regulatory documentation.

Job Description

The primary role of the Clinical Research Coordinator is the organization, coordination and implementation of research studies for the Maternal and Child Health Research Center (MCHRC). The essential functions of the position include but are not limited to:

  • Detailed screening of patients for eligibility across multiple studies.
  • Consenting of patients into multiple studies.
  • Coordinating scheduling of trail participants 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 trail 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 patient.

Position contingent upon grant funding


Bachelor's Degree with 1-3 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Research experience preferred but not required. Position requires a highly motivated, articulate individual with excellent oral and written communications skills. The candidate should posses the ability to work independently and also as part of a team. Strong planning, organizational and prioritizing capabilities along with problem solving skills desired.

Must be able to work flexible hours.

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine

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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Job No:
Posted: 2/19/2021
Application Due: 2/19/2033
Work Type: Full Time