University of Pennsylvania Clinical Research Assessment Coordinator in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Posted Job Title
Clinical Research Assessment Coordinator
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 Neuropsychiatry Section of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania and the Lifespan Brain Institute (LiBI) at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have an opening for a a Clinical Research Coordinator A to conduct research efforts for a longitudinal study of motivation in youth in unison with related research programs at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. The coordinator's primary responsibilities will include conducting semi-structured clinical interviews with participants and their parents, administering neurocognitive tests, screening for fMRI studies, and maintaining data. The coordinator will assist in other aspects of the human-subjects research including recruitment, screening potential participants, and scheduling research visits. The Coordinator will also be responsible for administrative aspects of the project including preparation of progress reports.QualificationsWe are seeking an individual with a Bachelor's Degree in psychology, education, counseling, nursing or other related fields, and 1 to 3 years clinical trial/clinical research experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working with individuals with psychotic disorders and children/adolescents, as well as experience in semi-structured diagnostic interviewing and psychological testing are preferred. The candidate must have strong organizational, leadership, supervision, communication and computer skills. Flexible hours including evenings and weekends will be required.
Background check required. Must pass Pennsylvania’s Child Protective Services Act (also known as Act 73) background checks, within 30-90 days of employment.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
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$36,401.00 - $65,521.00
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