Clinical Research Coordinator I - Adolescent Medicine

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19146

Job Type: 

ROBERTS - Roberts Ctr Pediatric Research Req ID: 27183

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

Clinical Research Coordinator I will work in the Craig-Dalsimer Division of Adolescent in the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and PolicyLab in the Research Institute. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute is an interdisciplinary institution dedicated to conducting basic, clinical and translational research on conditions and diseases that affect children, and is part of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania research community.


The Clinical Research Coordinator I will be aiding the Principal Investigator in the coordination of clinical, behavioral, policy and community-engaged research to improve health outcomes of adolescents and young adults living with HIV/AIDS and other marginalized youth including LGBT and homeless adolescents. Research interests focus on improving medication adherence to antiretroviral therapy and secondary prevention for adolescents living with HIV using youth-friendly technology, improving routine HIV/STI screening and sexual health education for adolescents, understanding risk and protective factors for health outcomes of LGBT and gender variant youth, homeless and other marginalized youth, and addressing policy issues that affect health inequities experienced by these youth.

Job Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Principal Investigator and Research Manager, the clinical research coordinator will be given various research duties for multiple research projects. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Creating and managing regulatory files electronically and in hard copy for new and current studies
  • Complying with IRB protocols, applications, and informed consent forms
  • Coordinating and participating in recruitment, screening, and informed consent with study participants
  • Scheduling and conducting study visits and data collection procedures and coordinating participant incentives
  • Manage study tracking sheets and procedures
  • Monitoring study timelines and milestones
  • Creating and managing survey and data collection instruments in SurveyMonkey, REDCap, QDS, and other platforms as needed
  • Data cleaning and analysis
  • Assist with peer-reviewed journal manuscript and conference abstract preparation and submission
  • Assisting in medical chart abstraction and maintenance of data registries
  • Developing and maintaining partnerships with community stakeholders and research partners
  • Assist with scheduling and set-up of project meetings and recording meeting minutes
  • Conducting literature searches and maintaining endnote libraries of research materials related to projects
  • Assisting with grant applications
  • Assisting with administrative tasks as needed
  • Training and supervising students, volunteers, and research assistants
Job Responsibilities (Continued)
  • Complete all research, clinical, and cultural competency trainings and certifications
  • Ability to function efficiently with minimal supervision in multiple clinical research settings.
  • Ability to learn quickly, work independently as well as collaboratively as a member of the study team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact with staff, adolescents, and community partners.
  • Ability to be discreet with confidential materials and sensitive topics
  • Ability to handle multiple, time dependent tasks and studies in a fast paced complex work environment
  • Must be highly motivated, with strong work ethic, excellent organizational skills, and ability to pay strict attention to detail
  • Prior experience in human subjects research (2+ years)
  • Prior experience in an research office setting
  • Experience with MS office is required
  • Experience with survey software and spreadsheet software is preferred
  • Ability to be flexible with work hours to accommodate scheduling needs of study projects which may include evenings and weekends


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 relevant clinical research 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 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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