Clinical Research Coordinator
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.
Job Description Summary
This position's primary function is to facilitate, promote, and ensure good clinical practice in the conduct of all research protocols in the Department/Center. Independently manages different phases of complex clinical trials and mentors Coordinators and Research Assistants. Participates in study team meetings, and ongoing protocol training/compliance meetings. Supports in the monitoring of external sites and assists in the management of multisite trials. Adheres to all University and other regulatory guidelines.
This position is contingent upon funding.
This position will support multiple outpatient projects for the Maternal Child Health Research Center under supervision of the Program Manager.
The essential functions of the position include but are not limited to: Construction of source documents, databases, and case report forms. Present monthly study updates at Center meetings. Provide clinical services, including phlebotomy and biospecimen processing at patient visits. Assist with data cleaning and quality control for large volume interim analysis. Preparation and maintenance of regulatory documents including continuing reviews, modifications, and regulatory binders. Responsible for all aspects of clinical trial coordination including: subject recruitment, detailed data entry, subject visits and follow-up and regulatory documentation. Work with program manager to plan and lay groundwork for upcoming outpatient studies. Actively troubleshoot and works as a problem solver in a large volume clinical setting to ensure full execution of protocols.
Will participate in regulatory audits. Knowledge of pregnancy, preterm birth, and medical charts is required. Working and facile knowledge of RedCap and Excel are required.
Bachelor's Degree with 2-4 years of related experience in research and clinical study methodologies or equivalent combination of education and experience is required
Office, Library, Computer Room; Requires extensive safety
Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$42,953.00 - $77,315.00
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