Clinical Research Coordinator A

Pennsylvania, United States
28 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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.

Clinical Research Coordinator A will monitor and coordinate federal/industry funded studies on Behavioral Sleep disorders. Duties will include:

  1. Recruitment: Developing advertisements; recruit, screen and enroll potential study patients as specified per protocol
  2. Study Monitoring and Oversight: coordinate patient study visits; subject tracking, prepare study material and medication; maintain patient records; implement and ensure protocol adherence to established guidelines; ensure drug accountability
  3. Prepare study-related IRB documentation (initial submissions, amendments, continuations) document and report adverse events; participate in the conduct of audits by study sponsors and CROs, as required
  4. Manage clinic for patient’s treatment protocols; and assist with taking vitals, drawing blood, preparing blood work, and performing EKGs.
  5. Development and Management of REDCAP web sites for internet data capture

A Bachelor’s degree and 1 to 3 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Candidates must be hard working, self-starting, detail oriented and exceptionally good with following instructions and protocols. Additionally, eligible candidates must deal kindly and effectively with prospective subjects and professional staff. All candidates are required to be computer literate and have working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Ideal additional skills include: experience with RedCap or like platforms (Qualtrics, Google forms, Zoho survey, etc.), HTML and/or visual basic programming abilities, graphic arts skills, and/or SAS or SPSS or Stata programming skills.

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