Clin Research Assistant II - Urology

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19146

Job Type: 

Location: LOC_ROBERTS-Roberts Ctr Pediatric Research 

Req ID: 84355

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

The Urinary Stone Disease Research Network (USDRN) is conducting the STENTS (Study to Enhance Understanding of Ureteral Stent-associated Symptoms) study. This multi-center, prospective, observational cohort study is recruiting both adolescents and adults who undergo ureteroscopy for kidney stones.

The Pediatric KIDney Stone (PKIDS) Care Improvement Network is conducting a prospective cohort study comparing kidney stone clearance and the lived experience of youth after three alternative surgical treatments for kidney stones.

The CRA II will be responsible for identifying potential candidates, screening, and enrolling using informed consent. Additionally, the individual will conduct study procedures, which include but are not limited to, collection and storage of biospecimens, data collection and entry, participant follow up, and assistance in protocol related aspects as needed. The CRA II will be responsible for these efforts at CHOP and the University of Pennsylvania for STENTS and at CHOP for PKIDS.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Previous engagement in consenting study participants and sample collection
  • Strong communication skills with various types of patients
  • High organizational skills


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.

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