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Clinical Research Coordinator I (Leukodystrophy Center)

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Job Type: 

Location: LOC_ABRAMSON-Abramson Building 

Req ID: 83112

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

The Clinical Research Coordinator I will support day-to-day operations of a federally-funded research grant focused on the leukodystrophies. Leukodystrophies are rare genetic disorders that affect the development of the white matter of the brain in children. Located within the laboratory of Dr. Laura Adang, MD, PhD, MSTR, this project seeks to develop robust clinical outcome assessments and validated biomarkers for use in the context of future clinical trials and therapies. This work is part of the CHOP Leukodystrophy Center.

 

The CRC I will work closely with the principal investigator and other project staff to support subject recruitment and enrollment, data collection, management, and analysis, as well as collection and processing of research samples. Additional responsibilities will include regulatory support, database management, as well as general administrative tasks. A successful candidate must be able to demonstrate an ability to focus on detailed information; prior experience working or volunteering in a clinical research environment is strongly preferred. Outstanding written and oral communication skills are essential, as the position involves regular contact with physicians and clinical staff in the CHOP Leukodystrophy Center, and with patients and their families.

 

This position is intended for individuals interested in a career in in the basic or health sciences, and a successful applicant must have a demonstrable passion for academic research, as well as a desire to make meaningful contributions to a growing body of knowledge.

 

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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