Job location: Perelman Center for Adv Medicine Employment Type:
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Clinical Research Coordinator B (Cancer Center)Job Profile Title
Clinical Research Coordinator BJob Description Summary
The Penn Center for Cancer Care Innovation (PC3I) is seeking a fulltime Clinical Research Coordinator B to implement day to day operations for innovative research projects and strategic initiatives. PC3I aims to inspire, design, and advance solutions to make cancer care better by improving health and healthcare for patients with cancer, increasing efficiency and reducing costs while improving cancer care outcomes, and catalyzing innovation in cancer care. PC3I’s portfolio includes projects to discover, translate, test, and scale new strategies for cancer care delivery with Penn Medicine and external partners.Job Description
The Penn Center for Cancer Care Innovation (PC3I) is seeking a fulltime Clinical Research Coordinator B to implement day to day operations for innovative research projects and strategic initiatives. PC3I aims to inspire, design, and advance solutions to make cancer care better by improving health and healthcare for patients with cancer, increasing efficiency and reducing costs while improving cancer care outcomes, and catalyzing innovation in cancer care. PC3I’s portfolio includes projects to discover, translate, test, and scale new strategies for cancer care delivery with Penn Medicine and external partners.
This individual will work under general supervision. This person will implement day to day research activities for complex pragmatic trials and other projects with oversight from PC3I leadership, project principal investigators, and project managers. The person will 1) develop project documentation, including portions of project plans, study protocols, standard operating procedures, and IRB and other regulatory documents; 2) execute research project activities by initiating study procedures; conducting and overseeing recruitment, screening, enrollment, and follow-up procedures for study participants; and coordinating primary data collection and preparation; 3) draft reports, memos, abstracts, manuscripts, presentations, and proposals; and 4) coordinate meetings and track project tasks and deliverables; and implement other PC3I activities as assigned. This individual will join an interdisciplinary team of scientists, clinicians, administrators, and technical personnel with deep experience in their fields. This is an ideal position for an individual seeking experience in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment and exposure to cutting edge research in cancer care innovation.
Bachelor’s degree and 2-3 years of research experience in a clinical or academic setting or equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong organizational skills and attention to detail; demonstrated ability to problem solve and identify and utilize available resources; demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities concurrently and coordinate project inputs and stakeholders; strong interpersonal skills, judgment, and diplomacy to work effectively with diverse internal and external stakeholders; proficiency with standard office software (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Preferred qualifications: knowledge of software for reference management (e.g., EndNote, Zotero), electronic data capture (e.g., REDCap), content management and collaboration (e.g., Box, Smartsheet), websites (e.g. WordPress), and design (e.g., Adobe InDesign, Photoshop).
This position is contingent upon funding.Job Location - City, State
Office, Library, Computer Room; Requires extensive safety
Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less
Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaDepartment / School
Perelman School of MedicinePay Range
$42,953.00 - $77,315.00
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