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University of Pennsylvania Clinical Research Coordinator A/B in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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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.

Posted Job Title

Clinical Research Coordinator A/B

Job Profile Title

Clinical Research Coordinator A

Job Description Summary

This position will assist in the management of multiple clinical trials and responsibilities in specific research area. Coordinate the screening of patients, subject enrollment, collection and storage of biological samples and related study documents, and collection of clinical data. Assist with Institutional Review Board (IRB) filings and inquiries, and assist in the preparation of manuscripts, grant proposals, and research related presentations. Works closely with the Principal Investigator, manager, and study team to identify problems and develop solutions. Implement approved changes to procedures as needed and monitor results. Responsible for study coordination for investigator-initiated studies, multi-center research studies, and patient-oriented clinical and translational research projects.The position is contingent upon funding.

Job Description

Participate in all phases of subject recruitment, enrollment, and completion of clinical trials in the field of lipoprotein metabolism, atherosclerosis, and cardiovascular disease.

Coordinate Phase I-IV clinical trials or other clinical studies in the field of lipid metabolism, atherosclerosis, and cardiovascular disease. 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 Investigator, sponsor or CRO, including 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 and urine. Participate in initiation, monitoring, audit, and close-out visits as well as actively participate in team meetings. Participate in the development of complex documents such as protocols, inform consent forms and questionnaires.

Show vigilance in patient safety and protocol compliance. Adhere to all University of Pennsylvania, FDA and GCP guidelines.

In addition to the responsibilities mentioned above, a clinical Research Coordinator B is expected to be able to operate with minimal supervision, coordinate more than one study and, overall, take more of a leadership role in the conduction of the study duties, in the preparation of study documents and during team meetings.


QualificationsCRC-A: Bachelor's Degree with 1-2 years of related experience in research and clinical study methodologies or equivalent combination of education and experience is required

CRC-B: Bachelor's Degree with 2-4 years of related experience in research and clinical study methodologies or equivalent combination of education and experience is requiredWorking ConditionsOffice, Library, Computer Room; Requires extensive safetyPhysical EffortTypically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$36,401.00 - $65,521.00

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Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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