Clinical Research Coordinator B - Medicine

Pennsylvania (US)
07 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
07 Mar 2019
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.

This full time staff member will support the clinical research program at the Basser Center for BRCA. S/he will be responsible for enrolling participants to genetics-related research protocols. The Clinical Research Assistant will be responsible for coordinating the survey data collection, handling participant recruitment and follow up, and basic data entry. In addition, the Clinical Research Assistant will assist in subject follow-up via phone and mail, clinic-based patient recruitment, and administrative support. The Clinical Research Assistant will assist in other tasks related to the project including coordination of and preparation for study meetings. This individual must be organized and able to prioritize.

* Recruit, screen, and enroll potential study subjects as specified per protocol.
* Complete, organize, and maintain all paper and electronic data.
* Enter data into database system in a careful and timely manner.
* Attend investigator and staff meetings.
* Show vigilance in patient protection, protocol compliance, and data quality.
* Adhere to all University of Pennsylvania, informed consent form (ICF), and IRB guidelines.

A High School Diploma or GED and 3 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. College degree or coursework a plus Research or hospital administrative experience preferred.

* Effective communication and writing skills
* Detail oriented
* Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
* Experience with Microsoft Office suite required

Action Oriented; Boss Relationships; Ethics and Values; Integrity and Trust; Interpersonal Savvy; Learning on the Fly; Listening; Organizing; Planning; Priority Setting; Self-Knowledge; Standing Alone; Technical Learning; Time Management 

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.