CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR A

Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-26984
Posted Job Title CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR A
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Org DM-Palliative and Advanced Illness Research Center
Posted to the Web 10/04/2017
Posted Job/Salary Grade 025
Employment Type Exempt
Hours N/A
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 8:00 - 5:00
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. http://www.med.upenn.edu/

Duties

We are seeking a full-time clinical research coordinator to lead various components of studies focusing on decision making for seriously ill patients. Ongoing study support is needed for: (1) day-to-day operations and recruitment of patients for an RCT exploring the effectiveness of an online platform for advance care planning and palliative care consultation among patients being considered for stem cell transplantation (2) day-to-day operations and recruitment of patients, caregivers, and physicians providing views on different ways physicians may communicate health information to patients. Under supervision of the Assistant Director for Project Management at the Palliative and Advanced Illness Research (PAIR) Center, the CRC’s primary responsibilities will include engaging with clinics at multiple health care sites to recruit participants, screening for eligible participants using electronic health records, approaching and interviewing patients and their caregivers about sensitive topics such as advance care planning and end-of-life care, assisting with IRB documentation and compliance, maintaining study databases, and assisting with the preparation of materials to disseminate study results.

Qualifications

BA/BS and a minimum of 1 year of clinical trial/clinical research experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, are required. The successful candidate must have outstanding interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills. Strong computer skills are essential. The candidate should be comfortable doing a variety of tasks, be able to balance and prioritize multiple commitments, and be proficient at multi-tasking and independent problem solving. Knowledge of IRB and human research protection regulations is preferred. This study involves work in clinical settings with seriously ill patients and their families and therefore candidates must have skills and demonstrated experience successfully working with diverse populations and handling sensitive information; experience in a health care setting is preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

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
Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/31805

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Applicant Documents

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