Clin Research Coordinator I - The Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness 65002

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19146

Location: LOC_ROBERTS-Roberts Ctr Pediatric Research 

Req ID: 89632

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

This is a full time research coordinator position offered through The Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.  Under minimal supervision, CRC I coordinates all clinical research activities within the scope of clinical research protocols.


This research coordinator will support Dr. Emily Gregory’s research projects. The primary project involves adapting and testing pediatric primary care based care coordination strategies to support women after a preterm birth. There are known gaps in preventive care for women in this time period, which can lead to repeat adverse pregnancy outcomes as well as long-term health consequences. The goal of this pilot is to use navigation strategies and motivational interviewing to support women’s health at this key stage in the life course, leveraging the frequency of infant well visits as an opportunity to reach women. The research coordinator will work in multiple health care settings including postpartum / newborn nursery and pediatric primary care to assist with recruitment, consent, and collection of study data related to this project.


The research coordinator may also support Dr. Gregory in related work on pediatric primary care redesign, interconception health, and preventive care. Dr. Gregory’s research involves qualitative and quantitative work, as well launching the clinical trial described above.

Job Responsibilities

The ideal candidate will be able to:

  • Perform tasks independently and in adherence with all grant requirements.
  • Work accurately and pay strict attention to detail.
  • Work in collaboration with other professionals and staff.
  • Be adaptable to do work which is varied and requires an intellectual and professional approach.
  • Have a high degree of flexibility of skills.
  • Experience with diverse low-income urban families through prior work, volunteer, or other experience.
  • Must have strong writing, organizational, and analytical skills.
  • Familiarity with statistical software such as Stata or R preferred.
  • Candidate should have a strong interest in and commitment to public health research, program implementation, and child health policy that aims to improve outcomes for children and families.


Job Responsibilities (Continued)

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)

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

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.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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