University of Pennsylvania CLINICAL RESEARCH COORD B in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-28832

Posted Job Title CLINICAL RESEARCH COORD B

School Name Perelman School of Medicine

Org CC-Cancer Center

Posted to the Web 05/15/2018

Posted Job/Salary Grade 026

Employment Type Exempt

Hours N/A

Position Type Full Time

Position Schedule 8am-5pm

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

With minimal supervision, the clinical research coordinator (CRC) B will participate in the coordination of Phase I-IV breast oncology trials being conducted through the Abramson Cancer Center (ACC) Clinical Research Unit (CRU), Breast Cancer Research Program. The CRC B will be responsible for initiating and conducting participant screening, recruitment, enrollment, study specimen collection, and follow-up for their assigned trials. The CRC B will be responsible for coordinating and scheduling all research required procedures and biospecimen collection from study participants. The CRC B will work closely with the clinical team and study participants to ensure that all study tests and procedures are scheduled and carried out according to protocol requirements. The CRC B will organize, maintain, and keep up-to-date all required research documentation – to include but not limited to source documentation, case report forms, and research charts. The CRC B will collect, review and report study data by completing case report forms and resolving data queries. The CRC B will be responsible for the abstraction of medical record information from subject’s electronic medical records, interviews and/or questionnaires for entry into the research databases – including but not limited to RedCap, CTMS, Oracle, etc. The CRC B will be responsible for performing quality assurance checks in order to ensure all data required for reporting, monitoring visits, etc is accurate and up-to-date. The CRC B will schedule and participate in site initiation visits, monitoring visits, close-out visits, and study audits; and will assist the project manager and principal investigator (PI) in the preparation for such visits. The CRC B will track the progress of all newly and previously enrolled study participants, and distribute weekly updates to the investigators and clinical team. The CRC B will participate in study team and disease site group meetings and ongoing protocol training compliance meetings. Finally, the CRC B will also assist in other ongoing research efforts and CRU Breast program related projects as they arise.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in scientific or related field and 2-4 years of clinical research experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. 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/36928

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


  • Do you have at least 1 year clinical research experience in a hospital, academic medical setting?

  • yes

  • no


  • Do you have at least 1 year clinical research experience in a hospital, academic medical setting?

  • yes

  • no


  • Do you possess a working knowledge of Title 21, CFR, ICH and GCP practices?

  • yes

  • no

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume

Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter