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Job Title: Clinical Research Coordinator I
Job Number: 25124
Organization: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Posted: 9/9/2019
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Philadelphia,  PA    USA
Compensation:
Position Description: Dr. Alexander Fiks of The Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness and PolicyLab at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is seeking a clinical research coordinator to join his team.

Dr. Fiks conducts research in primary care settings locally and nationally to improve pediatric decision-making and child health outcomes. His research addresses diverse topics related to primary care including smoking prevention and cessation, immunization, asthma, obesity prevention, ADHD/mental health, and medication safety/effectiveness. Dr. Fiks implements and evaluates health information technology based- interventions (e.g., clinical decision support, mHealth, social social media) through clinical trials, conducts secondary data analyses of large electronic health records and other datasets, conducts cohort studies in primary care practice, and often employs mixed methods.

The applicant is expected to work comfortably as part of a research team. The successful applicant should have strong writing, organizational, and analytical skills. Job responsibilities will include participation in grant writing, protocol development, study implementation, study management, research participant recruitment, data analysis, oral presentation and manuscript presentation. A collaborative working style is required. The successful applicant will be responsible for leading specific projects.

Additional Job Responsibilities

- Adhere to an IRB approved protocol

- Participate in the informed consent process of study subjects

- Support the safety of clinical 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

- 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

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have Master’s Degree in a health-related field; experience in using Stata or SAS biostatistical software; and prior research experience.

Experience in patient-oriented research and/or secondary data analysis are strongly preferred.

Qualitative research and/or GIS skills are also highly valued in this position.

Organization Description: The successful candidate will join the research team of Dr. Alexander Fiks of The Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness and PolicyLab at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

The candidate will work in a supportive and collegial research environment. The Center for for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness is a pediatric research center dedicated to discovering and sharing knowledge about best practices in pediatric care by facilitating, organizing and centralizing the performance of clinical effectiveness research - research aimed at understanding the best ways to prevent, diagnose and treat diseases in children. CPCE’s multidisciplinary team conducts research on a diverse range of clinical effectiveness topics.

Established in 2008, PolicyLab is a highly innovative, multidisciplinary center within the Research Institute at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) that works with practitioners, policymakers, and communities to make sure care provided for children is informed by the best research. Both centers are dedicated to fostering collaboration across disciplines and to the career development of team members.

Philadelphia (CHOP) that works with practitioners, policymakers, and communities to make sure care provided for children is informed by the best research. Both centers are dedicated to fostering collaboration across disciplines and to the career development of team members.

Closing Date: 12/9/2019
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Shawn O'Connor,  Clinical Research Coordinator I
Contact Location:

   PA  19146
USA
Contact Location:
 
     PA  19146
  USA
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Contact Email: oconnors1@email.chop.edu
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How to Apply: Applications must be submitted at https://careers.chop.edu/job/Philadelphia-Clinical Clinical-Research-Coordinator-I-PA-1 19146/568574400/?locale=en_ 19146/568574400/?locale=en_US

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