Clinical Research Coordinator A
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Posted Job Title
Clinical Research Coordinator A
Job Profile Title
Clinical Research Coordinator A
Job Description Summary
The primary role of Clinical Research Coordinator is the
organization, coordination and implementation of a research study.
The research coordinator will be responsible for all aspects of
clinical trial coordination including: subject recruitment,
detailed data entry, subject visits and follow-up, biospecimen
collection and processing, and regulatory management.
- Coordination and implementation of a research studies
- Prepare protocols, informed consents, data collection forms and
advertisements for regulatory approval
- Be actively involved in planning and implementation of patient
recruitment into studies (involves deciding which strategies are
best, reaching out to potential recruitment sites/referring
physicians, dropping off/posting recruitment materials, etc.)
- Screen, recruit and retain potential study participants. Obtain
informed consent at multiple study sites within the Penn Health
System (includes approaching potential subjects in the office, or
speaking to them by phone, reviewing their medical records and
discussing with investigators, asking pre-screening eligibility
- Collect and report timely, valid, accurate data-maintain
clinical trial databases. Respond to data queries. Maintain subject
files and regulatory files per GCP.
- Perform required research activities per protocol and in
accordance with Good Clinical Practice.
- Collect and process biospecimens (includes performing
- Interface with regulatory authorities and sponsors. Attend
research meetings for assigned projects. Organize and
in site visits, both initiation and otherwise. Prepare for and host
both internal and external auditing and monitoring activities.
- *Position is contingent upon funding*
Job Location - City, State
- Bachelor of Science and 1 to 2 years of experience or
equivalent combination of education and experience is
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$37,220.00 - $56,087.33
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