Clinical Research Assistant I - The Innovation Ecosystem (IE) Team 65000

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Job Type: 

Location: LOC_ROBERTS-Roberts Ctr Pediatric Research 

Req ID: 84178

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

The Innovation Ecosystem (IE) team is an interdisciplinary, cross-functional team working to further innovation at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia by connecting people to each other and to resources, developing individual and institutional capacity, establishing best practices, and cultivating an innovation-positive culture. We work on a variety of projects ranging from building technology to qualitative research to developing training programs. We are seeking a motivated, independent research assistant to contribute to a number of our projects and generally support operations and execution. This is not a “typical” research lab but rather a group working to apply research and translate ideas into implementation across the organization.


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

Support core team organization and execution

  • Support IE team in program operations, specifically carrying out activities as outlined in project plans
  • Collaborating across projects; execute and follow up on tasks as required to support project leads
  • Attending regular project working meetings and check-ins, recording minutes and tracking action items
  • Collaborate to prepare agendas for bi-weekly Innovation Ecosystem team meetings
  • Communicate back to the team, get feedback, ask questions, report out on progress towards milestones
  • Supporting supervisor(s) and project leads, as needed
  • Develop and maintain online resources for IE team (ex. Mendeley library, shared Google Drive, internal CHOP SharePoint site)






Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Research Study Compliance

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

May be called upon to

  • Consent subjects, with appropriate authorization and training.
  • Document and Report adverse events
  • Maintain study source documents
  • Complete case report forms (paper and electronic data capture)


Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Required Education and Experience

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


Required Experience:  One (1) year of relevant clinical research experience.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in related field

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Familiarity with 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.

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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