Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Position Type : Full Time
We are looking for a highly motivated, dedicated and detail-oriented individual to coordinate patient-oriented clinical and translational research projects within the Division of Rheumatology. The primary duties of the Clinical Research Coordinator A include, but are not limited to: * Daily coordination of multiple sponsored longitudinal studies, clinical trials, and investigator-initiated research. Recruit, screen, and enroll potential study patients as specified per protocol. Schedule patient visits and any necessary testing/specimen collection. * Process and ship blood, urine, tissue and serum specimens. * Prepare and process Institutional Review Board (IRB) documentation including submissions, continuing reviews, amendments, and adverse event reporting. * Coordinate, organize, complete, and maintain all documentation required by sponsor or clinical research organizations (CROs) including source documentation, case report forms, essential study documents, regulatory documents, and patient binders. Enter data in electronic data capture systems. * Work with research sponsors, CROs, or regulatory agencies on study initiation, monitoring, closeout visits, and any audits. * Show vigilance in patient safety, protocol compliance and data quality. Adhere to all University of Pennsylvania, FDA and GCP guidelines.
The Clinical Research Coordinator B is expected to perform the duties above with general supervision with the additional expectation that the candidate will develop novel solutions to research questions, and present and implement strategies to improve subject recruitment. (S)he will also assist with preliminary budget proposals and complete perspective reimbursement analyses. CRC B will streamline and improve current processes for requesting samples, organizing and tracking requests, returning tissue blocks, and closing out a request.
Position contingent upon funding.
Internal Number: 45273
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