University of Pennsylvania PART TIME CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reference Number 40-23797
Posted Job Title PART TIME CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Posted to the Web 09/26/2016
Posted Job/Salary Grade PT/26
Employment Type Exempt
Position Type Part Time
Position Schedule M,W 8-5; F 8-noon
Position Length Contingent Upon Funding
Position End Date
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.
The Clinical Research Coordinator will be responsible for the execution of all clinical trial aspects from start to finish, including but not limited to the implementation of clinical protocol requirements for the Neuromuscular Division. The Clinical Research Coordinator will provide support to patients enrolled into clinical trials, facilitate patient/physician communication, communication with primary physicians which will include coordinating all clinical visit activities for assigned studies and be responsible for tracking disease related symptoms, medication side effects, and dispensing and tracking experimental drug use. They will participate as part of a multidisciplinary team member in the care of patients receiving treatment on clinical research protocols to provide optimal health care for Neuromuscular patients. The Clinical Research Coordinator will communicate any updates to the ALS/MDA Center staff concerning drug study patients including any important information (i.e., patient deaths, emergency admissions) to appropriate personnel.The Clinical Research Coordinator will host periodic monitor visits with respective pharmaceutical companies as well as interact with internal physicians and external physicians to recruit appropriate new patients for clinical trials. They will review new protocols for appropriateness and feasibility, coordinate designated studies ensuring that all records are updated and readily available to the department, the university, the sponsor and the Food and Drug Administration upon request. Screening perspective study participants (patients) for clinical trials and drafting the IRB protocol and all IRB correspondence for assigned drug studies will be a major responsibility in this role. Should the use of medical facilities be required for drug studies (i.e., CTRC, EEG lab, Radiology), compliance and cooperation standard should be maintained. The Clinical Research Coordinator will work with the Office of Clinical Research, Department Business Office, and Contracts Manager to develop study budget, help to facilitate budget negotiation, review monthly financial reports for accounting and budgeting of available funds and invoice for study payments. It is expected they will promote organizational values of patient and visitor satisfaction by demonstrating courtesy and respect for patients and their families, visitors and other employees. Providing care for patients in all age groups, demonstrates competence in the assessment, treatment and care of patients served and will be expected to exhibit a professional and compassionate demeanor in performance of duties and to be unfailingly responsive to the needs of patients.Position is contingent on continued funding.
A Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years to 4 of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. The coordinator must be detail oriented, have prior experience with IRB guidelines, policies, human subject research practices and appropriate professional skills in the execution of research protocols. Must have a strong ability to communicate with clinicians, researchers, patients and families. Job will require communication with staff and patients outside of office hours.
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.
Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/21653
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