Clinical Research Coordinator A
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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
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/
Coordinate clinical trials sponsored by the Translational Research Program or industry sponsors and conducted by the Clinical Trials Unit at the University of Pennsylvania. Coordination of trial activities will include but is not limited to obtaining informed consent, screening and enrollment of study participants, scheduling study related visits (e.g., lab tests and procedures), processing and shipping of study related specimens, scheduling of administration of investigational or study specified medications (e.g., study vaccines), completion of source documents and case report forms (CRFs), reporting of non-serious and serious adverse events, maintenance of regulatory files, preparation for monitoring visits and audits, assisting with the submission of study documents to all applicable institutional committees (e.g., IRB) for initial approval, continuing reviews and for approval of any amendments, and assisting Sponsor with annual IND reporting. Orient and mentor new research assistants and research coordinators. Function as resource to current research staff.
This position is contingent upon funding.
A Bachelor’s Degree and 1 year to 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Demonstrated capacity/ability from past work experience to learn and apply new concepts, develop skills and knowledge, work/collaborate with others, work independently, organize, prioritize, problem solve and utilize resources appropriately.
Possess working knowledge of the Title 21 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), International Conference of Harmonisation (ICH) and Good Clinical (Research) Practice (GCP) Guidelines.
Possess appropriate computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Office, Library, Computer Room
Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less; Intermittently sitting/standing/stooping
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$36,401.00 - $65,521.00
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