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CLINICAL RESEARCH COORD B/ C--CANCER CENTER

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-27143
Posted Job Title CLINICAL RESEARCH COORD B/ C--CANCER CENTER
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Org CC-Cancer Center
Posted to the Web 10/18/2017
Posted Job/Salary Grade 026/ 027
Employment Type Exempt
Hours N/A
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 8am to 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

Clinical Research Coordinator B: With minimal supervision, coordinate Phase I-IV clinical trials. Recruit, consent and screen patients according to protocol. Schedule patient visits and any necessary testing. Monitor patients per protocol requirements and ensure adherence to protocol requirements. Organize and maintain all documentation required by the sponsor or CRO- includes source documentation, case report forms, and research charts. Collect, review and report study data, complete case report forms and resolve data queries, process and ship study specimens including blood, urine and tissue samples. Participate in initiation, monitoring, audit and close-out visits. Participate in study team meetings, disease site group meetings, and ongoing protocol training/compliance meetings. Assist in the development/maintenance of study specific case report forms and source document tools, show vigilance in patient safety, protocol compliance and data quality. Assist in the monitoring of external sites and assist in the management of multisite trials. Adhere to all University of Pennsylvania, FDA and GCP guidelines.

Clinical Research Coordinator C: Independently manage Phase I-V complex clinical trials, mentor coordinators and research assistants, consent and screen patients according to protocol. Schedule patient visits and any necessary testing, Monitor patients per protocol requirements and ensure adherence to protocol requirements, Organize and maintain all documentation required by the sponsor or CRO – includes source documentation, case report forms, and research charts. Collect, review and report study data, complete case report forms and resolve data queries, process and ship study specimens including blood, urine and tissue samples. Participate in initiation, monitoring, audit and close-out visits, Participate in study team meetings, disease site group meetings, and ongoing protocol training/compliance meetings, Assist in the development/maintenance of study specific case report forms and source document tools. As needed, monitor external research sites and manage various aspects of multisite trials. Show vigilance in patient safety, protocol compliance and data quality. Adhere to all University of Pennsylvania, FDA and GCP guidelines.

Position is contingent on continued funding.

Qualifications

Clinical Research Coordinator B:
Bachelor’s degree and 2-4 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Clinical Research Coordinator C:
Bachelor’s degree and 4-6 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Both positions:
Effective problem solving abilities; effective communication and writing skills; strong organizational and time management skills; flexible and able to multi-task; demonstrated ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently; knowledge of IRB and human research protection regulations.

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/32180

Posting Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  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

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter