Clinical Research Coordinator
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This position will support the operations of the Center for Hereditary Retinal Degenerations in both its clinical practice and in the administration of ongoing and anticipated clinical trials. Duties include the following: organizes testing schedule for patients (coordinates the activity of hereditary visual impairment patients), perform specialized visual psyphophysical testing of hereditary visual impairment patients, communicates with team members to ensure study protocol and testing requirements are met, interprets and analyzes patient data, coordinates genetic testing for patients, regularly contacts patients to schedule appointments and request medical records, coordinate patient travel and reimbursement, maintains and organizes regulatory documentation, performs inventory of clinical center supplies and performs simple, regular equipment maintenance checks, assist with data entry into central databases and query resolution.
A Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years to 4 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Background check required. Must pass Pennsylvania’s Child Protective Services Act (also known as Act 73) background checks, within 30-90 days of employment
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