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CLINICAL RESEARCH COORD B

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-26944
Posted Job Title CLINICAL RESEARCH COORD B
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Org OS-Orthopaedic Surgery Research
Posted to the Web 10/11/2017
Posted Job/Salary Grade 026
Employment Type Exempt
Hours N/A
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 8am - 5-pm
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

This position will support the faculty, residents, and fellows of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery’s in the preparation for, conduct of, and completion of any and all Human Subjects Research projects in which they are engaged. This position will report administratively to the Director of Clinical Research for Orthopaedic Surgery through appropriate Project Managers and will report, on a study-specific basis to the respective principal investigators. The CRC will also work on Department level research initiatives as required.

The specific duties will be dependent on the protocols assigned and will include, but not be limited to, ongoing management of active studies, subject enrollment, data capture, visit documentation, ensuring compliance, resolving queries, managing data, reporting to sponsors and IRB as well as other regulatory bodies, managing subject payments, and documenting activities to ensure proper reimbursement from sponsors.

Some studies may require on-call activity, working outside normal hours, some travel, exposure to radioactive materials, pharmaceuticals, working with blood or other human specimens, occasional lifting/stooping, and walking between hospital locations. Some studies may require work with children or the elderly and may require additional background checks either at hire or later.


Position is contingent on continued funding.

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years to 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Prior experience as a CRC is a must. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong work ethic, the ability to work well with others, understand the complexity of the CRC role and be able to execute that role professionally. All staff members must adhere to UPHS standards for vaccinations, and all other applicable policies and regulations. The ideal candidate has the duty to understand the role of the CRC as the intersection of study execution, customer service, subject safety, and overall compliance in clinical research. To this end, the proper candidate will be expected to have a strong foundation in clinical research regulations and operations through direct experience in the role.

Must pass Pennsylvania’s Child Protective Services Act (also known as Act 73) background checks within 30-90 days of employment.

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/31967

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Jobs@Penn
    • Contacted by a Penn Recruiter
    • Referred by a Penn Employee
    • Referred by a friend or family member
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Indeed.com
    • Other Internet Advertisement
    • Linkedin
    • Twitter
    • Other Social Media Site
    • Professional Affiliation/Trade Website
    • Diversity Association/Publication Website
    • Heard about it at a conference or career fair
    • Apple One
    • Recruitment and/or staffing agency
  2. * What is your highest level of education completed?
    • Less than high school education
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Vocational or Technical School
    • Associate's Degree or Two Year College
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • PHD/MD/JD or equivalent doctoral degree
  3. * How many years of experience do you have related to this position?
    • 0 to 1 Year
    • 1 to 2 Years
    • 2 to 3 Years
    • 3 to 5 Years
    • 5 to 7 Years
    • 7 to 10 Years
    • Over 10 Years
  4. * Do you have CRC or other similar certification from any agency such as UPenn, SoCRA, ACRP or other?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have previous experience working as a clinical research coordinator at any level?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you Have direct experience with enrolling subjects in clinical studies?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have direct experience with preparing initial, annual, and modification submissions to the IRB as well as responding to IRB feedback?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you have experience with working with more than one PI at a time and/or more than one study at a time?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Do you have direct experience with preparing submissions to the IRB?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter