Clinical Research Coordinator B/C
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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/
This position is contingent upon funding.
This position will be a resource for best practices of managing major clinical trials. The coordinator will provide guidance to both study trials and device trials. The incumbent will be a liaison to departmental interaction such as the investigational team, the nursing units and sponsor. He/She will be a resource to other members of the team and will oversee the implementation of new clinical trials. Will review all new trials to help identify the challenges and opportunities discovered. Will problem-solve the challenges to implement a plan of action; will work with the regulatory manager to ensure that submissions to the IRB are completed in a timely manner. Will supervise the execution of the trial with the staff to ensure adherence to the protocol is followed and will audit the trials for compliance and enrollment which include a review of the data entry for accuracy and completeness and adverse event management. The coordinator will take an active role in preparation of trial audits and inspection. The coordinator will take a lead role supervising any inspection that takes place with the trials. S/he will provide monthly updates to the research team and the director.
CRC C is expected to run projects independently while CRC B has more oversight. CRC is expected to draft complex documents including protocols, DSMB charters, and Manual of Procedure. CRC C typically works directly with investigator team while CRC B works more closely with a project manager.
CRC C- Bachelor's Degree with 3-5 years of related experience in research and clinical study methodologies or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
CRC B- Bachelor's Degree with 2-3 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
$50,684.00 - $91,232.00
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