The Clinical and Translational Research Program for Lymphomas and Other Related Diseases (‘Program’) at the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania seeks a full-time Clinical Research Liaison A to provide support to a physician-investigator (‘PI’). The Clinical Research Liaison will report directly to the Study Team Manager with functional supervision provided by the PI and Program Manager. This individual will work under direct supervision.
The primary responsibilities of the successful candidate will be:
* Increase the efficiency and productivity of the physician they are working for by accurately and thoroughly documenting medical visits as they are being performed by the physician, including but not limited to: medical history, physical exam, procedures, treatments, patient education, follow-up instructions, and preparation of referral letters. * Assist with basic calendar management. This includes coordinating internal and external meetings/appointments and providing reminders as needed; processing expense reports and reimbursements through Concur or outside vendors. * Assist with incoming and outgoing correspondence via phone, email and postal mail; handle confidential and non-routine information (e.g., protected health information and intellectual property) with discretion and facilitate communication between appropriate team members. * Assist with ad-hoc projects including proofing and editing reports and other writings; assist with any relevant submissions to ensure timely adherence to important deadlines. * Support 1-5 non-interventional studies where informed consent requirement has been waived by the IRB (e.g., retrospective data collection, use of archival tissue, etc.). This involves assisting with preparation and submission of regulatory documents to the Penn IRB and other entities; submitting non-monetary agreements (e.g., Data Use Agreements or Materials Transfer Agreements) for legal review via the Research Inventory System; assembling datasets requiring careful attention to detail. * Support 1-3 non-interventional studies where informed consent is required (e.g., prospective data collection, bio-sample collection, etc.). This involves screening and enrolling study participants, collecting and processing clinical bio-samples, maintaining telephone follow-up with study participants, data collection, survey administration, medical chart abstractions, and data entry/cleaning. * Attend Program-level and team-level meetings; record meeting minutes that are complete and accurate as to the discussions that took place during the meeting and the actions taken; circulate draft minutes to meeting Chairperson and attending staff for review and approval. * On a rotating basis, pre-screen Penn Medicine Lymphoma Program patients for actively enrolling clinical trials using a decision-tree; distribute a list of potentially eligible patients to the Study Team for evaluation; basic data entry into a Lymphoid Malignancies database. * Support the Program by assisting with general administrative tasks (e.g., managing/ordering office supplies valued <$50, maintaining/archiving files, research-related inventory, collecting/distributing information for Multi-Disciplinary Case Conferences, etc.). * Other duties as reasonably assigned.
Position involves tasks that may occur outside of usual work hours and some travel.
Internal Number: 45099
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