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

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.

Posted Job Title

Clinical Research Coordinator B/C

Job Profile Title

Clinical Research Coordinator B

Job Description Summary

This position's primary function is to facilitate, promote, and ensure good clinical practice in the conduct of all research protocols in the Department/Center. Manages different phases of complex clinical trials and mentors Coordinators and Research Assistants. Works with partnering institutions and creates multi-center budgets and manages expenses. Participates in study team meetings, disease site group meetings, and ongoing protocol training/compliance meetings. Supports in the monitoring of external sites and assists in the management of multi-site trials. Adheres to all University and other regulatory guidelines.

Job Description

Clinical Research Coordinator B: With minimal supervision, coordinate Phase I-IV clinical trials. 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 sponsor or CRO- includes 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, urine and tissue samples, Participate in initiation, monitoring, audit and close-out visits. Participate in study team meetings, disease site group meetings, and ongoing protocol training/compliance meetings. Assist in the development/maintenance of study specific case report forms and source document tools, show vigilance in patient safety, protocol compliance and data quality. Assist in the monitoring of external sites and assist in the management of multi-site trials. Adhere to all University of Pennsylvania, FDA and GCP guidelines.

Clinical Research Coordinator C: Independently manage Phase I-IV complex clinical trials, mentor coordinators and research assistants, 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 sponsor or CRO – includes 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, urine and tissue samples. Participate in initiation, monitoring, audit and close-out visits, Participate in study team meetings, disease site group meetings, and ongoing protocol training/compliance meetings, Assist in the development/maintenance of study specific case report forms and source document tools. As needed, monitor external research sites and manage various aspects of multi-site trials. Show vigilance in patient safety, protocol compliance and data quality. Adhere to all University of Pennsylvania, FDA and GCP guidelines.

Clinical Research Coordinator B - Bachelors Degree; 2-4 years experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Clinical Research Coordinator C - Bachelors Degree; 4-6 years experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Position contingent upon funding.

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$42,953.00 - $77,315.00

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

The University of Pennsylvania's special character is reflected in the diversity of the Penn community. We seek talented faculty and staff who will constitute a vibrant community that draws on the strength that comes with a substantive institutional commitment to diversity along dimensions of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, veteran status, interests, perspectives, and socioeconomic status. Grounded in equal opportunity, nondiscrimination, and affirmative action, Penn's robust commitment to diversity is fundamental to the University's mission of advancing knowledge, educating leaders for all sectors of society, and public service. The University of Pennsylvania prohibits unlawful discrimination based on 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.

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