Clinical Research Coordinator II - Oncology

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Job Type: 

Location: LOC_COLKET-Colket Translational Research 

Req ID: 84612

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

The Clinical Research Coordinator II position will be primarily responsible for all aspects of study coordination for the CCCR BioRepository and Registry. 


  • Responsible for the coordination of the Center for Childhood Cancer Research (CCCR) BioBank within the Division of Oncology.
  • Ensures compliance with protocol guidelines and regulatory requirements.
  • Will train and educate clinical and research staff on the CCCR BioRepository protocol and regulatory responsibilities.
  • Will train and educate research staff on sample handling, processing, and storage.
  • Will train and educate research staff on data collection, entry, and management.
  • Expected to attend trainings on good clinical practices (GCP), and research related regulations and responsibilities within the institution and will be held accountable for adherence to all policies and procedures surrounding this process and for maintaining up to date knowledge on these policies from IRB, FDA, ICH, GCP, or other sources.
  • Expected to participate in research team meetings, department-wide coordinator meetings, department-wide conferences, and continued education and training within the CHOP Research Institute related to this role.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for meeting enrollment projections within study-specified timelines.
  • Responsible for performing routine quality checks on both specimens and data collection activities.
  • Responsible for acting as a liaison between teams, centers, and departments to coordinate operational processes.
  • Responsible for development and maintenance of operational workflows and SOPs for any sample collection efforts.
  • Responsible for leading efforts to provide research investigators with relevant clinical and specimen data.
  • Responsible for communicating and coordinating efforts with the CCCR BioRepository Scientific Review Committee.
  • Responsible for handling external communications with researchers and families interested in the CCCR BioRepository.
  • Responsible for preparation and delivery of operational metrics/reporting to leadership (KPIs – key performance indicators).
  • Responsible for management of all CCCR BioRepository research activities, including but not limited to: subject screening, subject tracking, subject recruitment, patient/family informed consent, sample coordination, sample collection, sample handling, sample processing, sample shipping, lab inventory maintenance, data collection, completion of specimen data forms, completion of patient coded data forms, maintaining open and frequent communication with inpatient and outpatient clinical teams, requests for samples/data, and maintaining compliance with protocol and regulations.
  • Assist in keeping relevant protocol and patient information updated in the BioRepository Portal (BRP), OnCore, Epic, and LIMS data management systems.
  • Responsible for providing requirements for and testing of software/systems development and modifications (requirements elicitation, user acceptance testing).
  • Prepare, submit, and maintain regulatory documents to remain compliant with the IRB. This includes but is not limited to annual continuing review, study staff amendments, and full protocol amendments.

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree


Required Experience: Three (3) years of clinical research coordination experience.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education: Master’s degree in a related field


Preferred Experience: Five (5) years of clinical research coordination experience

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.

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