Clinical Research Coordinator A, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Department

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Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
Tuesday, 5 January 2021
End of advertisement period
Friday, 5 March 2021
Ref
JR00025892
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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.

Posted Job Title

Clinical Research Coordinator A (Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Dept.)  

Job Profile Title

Clinical Research Coordinator A  

Job Description Summary

In support of a patient-oriented research program investigating new interventional approaches in the treatment of both type 1 and cystic fibrosis-related diabetes patients; coordinate and conduct clinical studies, educate patients and families, and promote good clinical practice in the conduct of clinical investigations; manage and assist in analyzing study databases. Supervise research assistants, learn the processing and distribution of blood samples for analysis, coordination of different aspects of all protocols.  

Job Description

In support of a patient-oriented research program investigating new interventional approaches in the treatment of both type 1 and cystic fibrosis-related diabetes patients; coordinate and conduct clinical studies, educate patients and families, and promote good clinical practice in the conduct of clinical investigations; manage and assist in analyzing study databases.  Supervise research assistants, learn the processing and distribution of blood samples for analysis, coordination of different aspects of all protocols.

  1. Coordinate and conduct clinical studies, includes;  subject recruitment, informed consent, chart maintenance and data entry.
  2. Coordinate IRB submissions & renewals in accordance with FDA & IRB guidelines.
  3. Assure compliance with the protocol and regulatory requirements includes: collecting, recording, and maintaining data and source documentations.
  4. Oversee study preparation and blood sample processing and analysis.
  5. Database management and analysis.
  6. General maintenance   ordering and stocking supplies, maintaining equipment.
  7. Educate patients and family members.
  8. Promote good clinical practice in the conduct of clinical investigations, included possessing an in-depth knowledge of the federal regulations and guidance documents for the conduct of clinical studies and human subject protection.

Other Duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree with 1-3 years of related experience in research and clinical study methodologies or equivalent combination of education and experience is required

This position is grant funded and contingent on funding being available.

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

$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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