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Clin Research Coordinator I - Rheumatology

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Location: LOC_ROBERTS-Roberts Ctr Pediatric Research 

Req ID: 138932

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

Clinical Research Coordinator opening in the Division of Rheumatology for projects related to juvenile arthritis. The Research Coordinator will play a key role in a funded, randomized pragmatic multicenter trial under the direction and guidance of a Principal Investigator and will also be part of a larger Rheumatology research core. The study coordinator will work with two other CRCs to coordinate the study activities within the data coordinating center and among all sites. They will be responsible for management of the appropriate regulatory and data sharing agreements among all sites and assist other team members in the management of the study data. The Research Coordinator may also work on a variety of projects using a range of methodologies.  The ideal candidate will have specialized training in public health or epidemiology, including statistical methods, a thorough understanding of research practices and Institutional Review Board (IRB) procedures, and some clinical trials experience. The candidate should also have an interest in childhood rheumatic diseases. This person will need to exercise discretion and judgment in execution of research protocols, analysis of data, and general project support.

 

 

Job Responsibilities

Core responsibilities

  • Adhere to an IRB approved protocol
  • Participate in the informed consent process of study subjects
  • Support the safety of clinical research patients/research participants
  • Coordinate protocol related research procedures, study visits, and follow-up care
  • Screen, recruit and enroll patients/research participants
  • Maintain study source documents
  • Report adverse events
  • Understand good clinical practice (GCP) and regulatory compliance
  • Educate subjects and family on protocol, study intervention, etc.
  • Comply with Institutional policies, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and guidelines
  • Must comply with federal, state, and sponsor policies

 

Related responsibilities

  • Manage essential regulatory documents
  • Register study on ClinicalTrial.gov
  • Complete case report forms (paper & electronic data capture) and address queries
  • Submit documents to regulatory authorities (e.g. IRB, FDA, etc.) and/or review/monitoring boards (ie, DSMB, independent safety officer)
  • Facilitate pre-study, site qualification, study initiation, and monitoring visit
  • Facilitate study close out activities
  • Coordinate research/project team meetings
  • Collect, process and ship laboratory specimens
  • Schedule subject visits and procedures
  • Retain records/archive documents after study close out

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:

  • Three (3) years of coordination related, clinical related or research related experience.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education: Bachelor’s Degree in related field

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to collaborate with stakeholders at all levels

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