Clinical Research Coordinator, Perelman School of Medicine

Pennsylvania, United States
22 May 2019
End of advertisement period
22 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School Name     Perelman School of Medicine
Org     AN-Anesthesia
Posted to the Web     05/21/2019
Posted Job/Salary Grade     025
Employment Type     Exempt
Hours     N/A
Position Type     Full Time
Position Schedule     TBD
Months     12
Position Length     Contingent Upon Funding
Position End Date     

University Overview     

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.

School/Center Overview     

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.


Position will be focused on achieving the aims for the PCORI sponsored REGAIN Trial (PI: Dr. Mark Neuman) and will be situated in and integrated operationally with the Division of Orthopaedic Trauma. The ideal candidate will be amenable to being present for the normal work day as well as for on-call service during non-traditional hours as the needs of the REGAIN Trial require and as appropriate within the overall structure within the Division of Orthopaedic Trauma. The position will be expected to know all the standard duties and training requirements of a Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) at Penn and be able to fulfill all these duties with respect to the REGAIN Trial. The ideal candidate will be fully engaged in the REGAIN Trial activities, will support the REGAIN team as needed, and will be engaged in other activities as directed. The duties/responsibilities for this position include:

  • Prepare and submit IRB regulatory documents
  • Assist with meetings and patient engagement
  • Recruit, screen, and enroll subjects according to protocol
  • Schedule and conduct follow-up interviews; complete CRFs
  • Organize and maintain study regulatory binders, source documentation, and
  • patient binders
  • Perform data QA/QC and responds to queries
  • Manage study closeout activities


Bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Candidate must be professional in composure and presentation suitable for interacting with research subjects as well as clinical and research staff. Experience in clinical research, regulatory, or medical environment preferred. Effective problems solving abilities, effective communication and writing skills, detail oriented, focused diligence for task completion. Knowledge of medical terminology is helpful as well as MS Office application skills including Word and Excel preferred. Must be willing and able to travel to the site on urgent notice to enroll subjects during non-traditional hours per the needs of the REGAIN study. Valid driver’s license required.


Dealing with Ambiguity; Boss Relationships; Composure; Ethics and Values; Functional/ Technical Skills; Integrity and Trust; Organizing; Patience; Perseverance; Planning; Priority Setting; Process Management; Time Management

Affirmative Action Statement     

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.

Special Requirements     

Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.