Clin Research Assistant II - 65001

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Location: LOC_ROBERTS-Roberts Ctr Pediatric Research 

Req ID: 97660

Shift: Any

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

This is a full-time Research Assistant (RA) position offered through PolicyLab and the Division of General Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The Bilingual RA position will assist the Principal Investigator and more senior study staff in activities related to PriCARE and CARIÑO, a parenting intervention for parents of children with behavioral problems. Responsibilities of the RA will include: 1) recruitment of caregivers (both English and Spanish-speaking), 2) data collection, 3) data entry, and 4) provision of technical support during the virtual delivery of the intervention. The RA will also perform additional research study or administrative tasks as assigned, which may include literature searches, article retrievals, data abstraction, survey and instrument development. The RA will participate in research project related meetings with the Principal Investigator, Research Coordinator, and research team to gain a better understanding of protocol issues and project developments.


The ideal candidate will be bilingual in Spanish, as the job involves interacting with Spanish-speaking families. The candidate will ideally be willing to commit at least 1 year to the position and has at least 2 years of related research experience. To support the implementation of the PriCARE intervention and research study, the ideal candidate will have some flexibility of hours, experience working with diverse, low-income families, and excellent interpersonal skills.


PriCARE link: https://www.chop.edu/centers-programs/pricare-parenting-program

CARIÑO link: https://media.chop.edu/data/files/pdfs/pricare-flyer-spa.pdf



Job Responsibilities

Providing technical and clinical support in the conduct of clinical studies:

  • Filing and office organization
  • Patient/research participant scheduling
  • Patient/research participant history
  • Data collection
  • Data entry
  • Data management
  • Laboratory procedures
  • Follow-up care
  • Order materials/supplies
  • Schedule research meetings


Research Study Compliance

  • Adhere to an IRB approved protocols
  • Comply with Institutional policies, SOPs and guidelines
  • Comply with federal, state, and sponsor policies

Also may be responsible for any of the following:

  • Participate in the informed consent process for study subjects
  • Document and report adverse events
  • Maintain study source documents
  • Submit basic IRB reports
  • Complete case report forms (paper and electronic data capture)

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Associates Degree or active enrollment in a Bachelor’s Degree Program


Required Experience:  Two (2) years of relevant clinical research experience.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in related field

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Basic knowledge of IRB and human subject protection.

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

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