Clinical Research Assistant-Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP)

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19146

Job Type: 

Req ID: 24047

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

The Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is seeking at Research Assistant to support multiple concussion studies. Under the direct supervision of the study team, this individual will provide administrative and operational support to all ongoing research projects.  

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to data entry, medical record abstraction, and study enrollment support. Additional responsibilities will include participation in project related meetings, literature reviews, and manuscript development.

Job Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities 

Provides technical and clinical support for day-to-day activities of concussion research project according to the scope of work and timeline. 

Perform medical record abstraction

Enter and manage subject data using RedCAP

Assist in enrollment procedures: screen and recruit subjects in clinical and community settings to participate in research studies; determine eligibility based on inclusion/exclusion criteria and conduct consent procedures; conduct study procedures and assessments according to protocol.

Meet all quality assurance and confidentiality guidelines for data collection, and ensure accurate completion of questionnaires and other data collection during study visits

Schedule follow-up procedures for research participants with multiple time points.

Distribute participant incentives as needed.

Maintain master enrollment lists and tracking logs

Filing and office organization

Report adverse eventsPerforms specific administrative research duties according to work plan & priorities set forth by project leadership.

Provide direct administrative support to Investigators and Project Manager.  

Assist in the development of research protocols, amendments, project-specific databases, IRB continuing reviews, and sponsor reports.

Compile bibliographies, conducts literature searches and other investigative processes for the preparation of manuscripts, abstracts, etc. 

Attend all meetings related to project

Assist with events, seminars, and activities associated with concussion research and clinical care as needed.

Initiates and maintains effective relationships with the project investigator(s), research team members and collaborators, the project sponsor, and patients and families. 

Ensures that study team is kept up to date on all relevant activities within the research study.

Develop and maintain relationships with on-site staff and other key players involved in the study to ensure that clinic flow is not disrupted and that subject burden is kept to a minimum.

Conducts patient and family interactions in a professional and courteous manner.


Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Required Education and Experience

Required Education::  AA in a related field


Required Experience:  1+ year(s) relevant clinical research experience

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred: Bachelor’s degree and clinical research experience conducting human subject enrollment. Experience with data management/survey software, such as RedCAP.

Additional Technical Requirements

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 or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

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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