Clinical Research Coordinator C

Pennsylvania, United States
22 Oct 2018
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22 Dec 2018
Contract Type
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.

The Clinical Research Coordinator C assists in administration and coordination of the First Episode Psychosis (FEP) PA-wide Program Evaluation grant. Responsibilities include ongoing management and improvement of outcome measure collection as well as training and supervision of staff at 9 FEP programs across the state. In addition, the coordinator is responsible for designing and conducting state wide fidelity assessments, including in person site visits, to measure adherence to the Coordinated Specialty Care (CSC) model. The coordinator will provide detailed reports on outcome measures on a quarterly basis and fidelity assessments annually to the Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS). Individual program reports will be generated by the coordinator as requested. Assistance with IRB and progress reports as well as grant writing and manuscript preparation. Perform other research-related responsibilities as needed.

A Bachelor’s Degree and 4 years to 6 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Advanced degree preferred. Expertise in REDCap, Excel, familiarity with program evaluation in mental health care, some administrative, research, or managerial experience.

Skills and experience preferred:

Knowledge of first episode psychosis and the CSC model, experience with the FEP population, familiarity with data visualization software (e.g. Tableau), and R software, familiarity with policy research and reporting, and informatics.

Background check required. Must pass Pennsylvania’s Child Protective Services Act (also known as Act 73) background checks, within 30-90 days of employment

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.