Clinical Research Coordinator A/B
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Job Description Summary
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. http://www.med.upenn.edu/
The Clinical Research Coordinator A will support the clinical research integrated with the Breast Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Our mission is to provide access to cutting edge diagnostic and treatment options for our patients in Surgical Oncology. The clinical Research Coordinator will support the research projects which include industry sponsored trials in diagnostics and devices, as well as investigator-initiated projects focusing on breast disease. This position will be responsible for data entry, organizing, maintaining and assuring the accuracy of all study documentation. The coordinator will oversee 1 or more clinical trials ensuring that the integrity of the protocol is maintained, all data and queries are answered in a timely manner, appropriate AEs and SAEs are reported to the sponsor and IRB per protocol. The CRC will participate in clinic to explain the trial to the patient and family, enroll and consent patients, assist in data collection in the OR or Radiology if needed, and complete any follow-up or research activity required. The CRC will conduct phone interviews if necessary. The CRC must complete relevant training to function in the role including electronic databases, GCP, processing and shipping specimens and phlebotomy.
The Clinical Research Coordinator B will take an active lead in and be responsible for several clinical trials, serve as a mentor to junior staff and participate in their training, will provide education to clinical staff and physicians regarding industry sponsored trials in diagnostics and devices, as well as investigator-initiated projects focusing on breast disease.
Position is contingent on continued funding.
Clinical Research Coordinator A: Bachelor's Degree with 1-2 years of related experience in research and clinical study
Clinical Research Coordinator B: Bachelor's Degree with 2-4 years of related experience in research and clinical study methodologies or equivalent combination of education and experience is requiredmethodologies 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
$36,401.00 - $65,521.00
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