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University of Pennsylvania Clinical Research Coordinator B in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Posted Job Title

Clinical Research Coordinator B

Job Profile Title

Clinical Research Coordinator B

Job Description Summary

This position will support the faculty, residents, and fellows of the Department Anesthesiology and Critical Care in the preparation for, conduct of, and completion of any and all Human Subjects Research projects and sub-projects in which they are engaged. This position will report administratively to the Director of Clinical Research for Anesthesiology and Critical Care and will report, on a study-specific basis to the respective principal investigators. The CRC B for the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care will also work on Department level research, education, and quality/process improvement initiatives as required.

Job Description

The Clinical Research Coordinator B will be responsible for writing, editing, and submitting study documents such as protocols, summaries, Informed Consent Forms (ICFs) and similar documents for faculty initiated studies and submitting to the IRB and applicable committees according to the requirements of each reviewing body. The CRC B will also develop appropriate de novo study specific documents and study tools to enable the proper and compliant execution of investigator initiated studies including but not limited to Case Report Forms and completion guidelines, operations manuals, data management plans, standard operational procedures, and workflow processes.

This role will be responsible for ensuring study progress and patient safety by actively engaging faculty through the clinic and other mechanisms to identify and enroll applicable subjects and performing all necessary activities associated with study maintenance including venipuncture, and specimen processing, and any and all protocol related functions. The Clinical Research Coordinator B will train and oversee other staff, residents, or students as applicable in the conduct of human subjects research as needed. The Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care is actively engaged in collaborative studies with other institutions and with industry partners. Travel may be required.

QualificationsBachelor's Degree in Biology or similar science preferred with 2-3 years of related experience in research and clinical study methodologies or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Experience with REDCap or similar electronic data collection systems preferred.

This position is contingent upon funding.

Working 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

$42,953.00 - $77,315.00

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