Perelman School of Medicine
School Name Perelman School of Medicine Org DM-Translational Medicine and Human Genetics Posted to the Web 05\/09\/2018 Posted Job\/Salary Grade 025\/026 Employment Type Exempt Hours N\/A Position Type Full Time Position Schedule 8:00 - 5:00 Months 12 Position Length Contingent Upon Funding Position End Date University Overview The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn\u2019s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning. Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play. The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more. School\/Center Overview The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http:\/\/www.med.upenn.edu\/ Duties Clinical Research Coordinator A: Coordinate Phase I-IV clinical trials or other clinical studies in the field of lipid metabolism, atherosclerosis, and cardiovascular disease. Recruit, consent and screen patients according to protocol. Schedule patient visits and any necessary testing. Monitor patients per protocol requirements and ensure adherence to protocol requirements. Organize and maintain all documentation required by the Investigator, sponsor or CRO, including source documentation, case report forms, and research charts. Collect, review and report study data. Complete case report forms and resolve data queries. Process and ship study specimens including blood and urine. Participate in initiation, monitoring, audit, and close-out visits as well as actively participate in team meetings. Participate in the development of complex documents such as protocols, inform consent forms and questionnaires. Show vigilance in patient safety and protocol compliance. Adhere to all University of Pennsylvania, FDA and GCP guidelines. In addition to the responsibilities mentioned above, a Clinical Research Coordinator B is expected to be able to operate with minimal supervision, coordinate more than one study and, overall, take more of a leadership role in the conduction of the study duties, in the preparation of study documents and during team meetings. Qualifications Clinical Research Coordinator A: The minimum of a Bachelor\u2019s degree and 1 year \u2013 3 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Clinical Research Coordinator B: The minimum of a Bachelor\u2019s degree and 2 years \u2013 4 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Both levels: Effective problem-solving abilities; effective communication and writing skills; strong organizational and time management skills; flexible and able to multi-task, demonstrated ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently; knowledge of IRB and human research protection regulations. Affirmative Action Statement Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Perelman School of Medicine