Clinical Research Coordinator B, Cancer Center

Pennsylvania, United States
Tuesday, 8 December 2020
End of advertisement period
Monday, 8 February 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

University Overview

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.

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.


Job Description

With minimal supervision, the clinical research coordinator (CRC) B will participate in the coordination of Phase I-IV breast oncology trials being conducted through the Abramson Cancer Center (ACC) Clinical Research Unit (CRU), Breast Cancer Research Program. The CRC B will be responsible for initiating and conducting participant screening, recruitment, enrollment, study specimen collection, and follow up for their assigned trials. The CRC B will be responsible for coordinating and scheduling all researched required procedures and biospecimen collection from study participants. The CRC B will work closely with the clinical team and study participants to ensure that all study tests and procedures are scheduled and carried out according to protocol requirements. The CRC B will organize, maintain and keep up-to-date all required research documentation - including source documentation, case report forms, and research charts. The CRC B will collect, review and report study data by completing case report forms and resolving data queries. The CRC B will be responsible for the abstraction of medical record information from subject’s electronic medical records, interviews and/or questionnaires for entry into the research databases. The CRC B will be responsible for all data entry into various databases including, RedCap, CTMS, and others. The CRC B will be responsible for performing quality assurance checks in order to ensure all data required for reporting, monitoring visits, etc is accurate and up-to-date.  The CRC B will schedule and participate in monitoring visits and study audits, and assist the project manager and PI in the preparation for such visits. The CRC B will track the progress of all newly and previously enrolled study participants, and distribute weekly updates to the investigators and clinical team. The CRC B will participate in study team and disease site group meetings and ongoing protocol training compliance meetings. Finally, the CRC B will also assist in other ongoing research efforts and CRU Breast program related projects as they arise.



Bachelor’s degree in scientific or related field and 2-4 years of clinical research experience; or equivalent. Effective problem solving abilities; 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.

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$42,953.00 - $77,315.00

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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