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CLINICAL RESEARCH COORD A

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-27689
Posted Job Title CLINICAL RESEARCH COORD A
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Org DM-Gastroenterology
Posted to the Web 01/19/2018
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

The clinical research coordinator (CRC) A will conduct several ongoing studies. The CRC will work closely with study personnel in the University of Pennsylvania’s IBD Immunology Initiative (I3) study, a prospective clinically annotated biobank. Duties related to the I3 will include study patient enrollment and followup; completion of IRB documents; coordination of collaborative studies utilizing the biobank; database management; coordination with study personnel; tissue procurement and processing. The CRC will also work in survey-based clinical research trials evaluating patient-driven education on patient risk preferences in Crohn’s disease. Duties in this study will include (but not limited to): initiation of study (maintenance of study log, randomization and mailing to participants, maintenance of response); maintenance of study documentation; general administrative duties to support the clinical trial (maintenance of IRB documentation, etc). Other general duties include: attending study related meetings; prepping documents needed for initiation, monitoring and close-out visits with Sponsor and/or CRO’s; maintenance of appropriate study documentation, case report forms and study binders; preparation and submission of regulatory documents; maintenance of telephone and/or email follow-up with all study patients as directed by protocol and in a timely manner; assistance with mailings and other clerical duties; assistance in screening of potential patients for research studies and collaboration; scheduling appropriate clinical research study patient appointments; processing and shipping blood, stool and/or tissue specimens; resolving regulatory-related queries; performance of blood draws and/or other measurements and testing.

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree and 1 year to 2 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Effective problem solving abilities, effective communication and writing skills, and detail oriented. Knowledge of MS Office application skills including Word and Excel preferred. Knowledge of RedCap and/or statistical software (STATA, SAS, SPSS, R) is a plus. Experience with blood draws is a plus.

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/34032

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  3. * How many years of experience do you have related to this position?
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
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Optional Documents
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