Clinical Research Coordinator A

Location
Pennsylvania (US)
Posted
13 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
13 Nov 2018
Ref
40-29699
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

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.

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 A will provide research support to the Department of General Internal Medicine. The coordinator will be responsible for all aspects of research project data collection, including maintaining the study website, participant recruitment, enrollment, study protocol implementation, data collection, and data entry. The research coordinator will also assist with project administration, including IRB management, adverse event reporting, and following up with participants for study milestones.
The Clinical Research Coordinator A will have active involvement in the planning and implementation of patient recruitment into studies and will also maintain a patient caseload once the patients are enrolled.

A Bachelor’s Degree and 1 year to 3 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Understanding of regulatory compliance issues preferred. Experience working with electronic systems and data systems, and understanding good data management practices preferred. Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team. Familiarity with MS Office Suite is essential. Position contingent upon funding.

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.