Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
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Posted Job Title
Clinical Research Coordinator
Job Profile Title
Clinical Research Coordinator A
Job Description Summary
The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/
The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) will play a critical role in the start-up, management, and day-to-day activities for a multi-departmental research project focused on the complications of biological therapy for cancer. This position will work directly with study physicians, other research staff, and patients. Â
We are looking for a highly motivated, dedicated, and detail-oriented individual to coordinate a multi-departmental research project focused on complications of biological therapy for cancer. The primary duties of the Clinical Research Coordinator A include, but are not limited to the following:
* Daily coordination of an investigator-initiated research project.Â Recruit, screen, and enroll potential study patients as specified per protocol. Schedule patient visits and any necessary testing/specimen collection.
* Process and ship blood, urine, tissue, and serum specimens.
* Assist in the preparation, processing, and organization of Institutional Review Board (IRB) documentation including submissions, continuing reviews, amendments, and adverse event reporting.Â
* Coordinate, organize, complete, and maintain all required documentation including source documentation, case report forms, essential study documents, regulatory documents, and patient binders.Â Enter data in electronic data capture systems.
** Show vigilance in patient safety, protocol compliance, and data quality. Adhere to all University of Pennsylvania, FDA, and GCP guidelines.
Position contingent upon funding.
Bachelorâ™s degree and 1 to 3 years clinical trial/clinical research experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Effective problem solving abilities; detail-oriented; effective communication and writing skills; strong organizational and time management skills; flexible and able to multi-task; demonstrated ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently; knowledge of IRB and human research protection regulations. Proficient in Microsoft Windows including Microsoft Excel and in using the internet as well as databases such as REDCap. Prior clinical research experience is preferred.
The ideal candidate has the duty to understand the role of the CRC as the intersection of study execution, customer service, subject safety, and overall compliance in clinical research. To this end, the proper candidate will be expected to have a strong foundation in clinical research regulations and operations through direct experience in the role.
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$36,401.00 - $65,521.00
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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.
Internal Number: JR00010868
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