• University of Pennsylvania
  • $50,560.00 -78,130.00/year*
  • Erie, PA
  • Scientific Research
  • Full-Time
  • 1119 Sassafras St

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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 Penns 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.

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.

Clinical Research Coordinator is required to manage multiple trials and supervise clinical research coordinators, research assistants and research students/interns for the Department of Neurosurgery at HUP with PPMC cross coverage. The primary focus will be Intensive Care Unit and Tissue Bank protocols. Responsibilities will include clinical, regulatory and budgetary and managerial duties:1. Clinical Trial Management- obtaining patient consent, subject scheduling, abstraction of medical information from charts into online databases Review case report forms with research nurse coordinating the clinical trial on an ongoing basis and makes corrections as needed. Clinical data entry for specific NCRD studies. Organize and collect specimens and transport. Assists in packing and sending specimens to contract laboratory services. Tracks delivery and receipt. Administering questionnaires, personality tests, quality of life assessments or other surveys or inventories. Assists with screening & enrollment procedures. Guides subjects to various departments for tests and procedures. Performs telephone follow-up procedures2. Regulatory- preparation, submission and monitoring of human subjects protocols, and progress reports. Maintains and keeps records of credentials. Maintains active credentials in BCLS, JCAHO, HJPPA, UPHS Patient Oriented Research Certification Program, Patient Safety Program and all mandatory requirements.. Within 12 months of employment will become SOCRA certified. Prepares for monitoring visits by the Sponsor, FDA or any governing regulatory agency (internal or external) scheduled to review the clinical research trials of the NCRD. Communicates in a timely manner all serious Adverse Events verbally/written to study sponsors and the IRB. Participates in investigator/coordinator meetings, site evaluation, site initiation, and protocol closure visits.3. Budgetary- developing clinical trial budgets, communicating with hospital and vendors for quotes for services.4. Manage two clinical research coordinators and research assistants, as well as 10 summer students/interns.Position is contingent on continued funding.


A Bachelors Degree in a biomedical related field and 2-4 years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, are required. Applicant must complete SOCRA certification within one year of employment. Applicants should demonstrate excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, and must be competent and comfortable working with patients. Must be able to multi-task and shift from one part of the project to another depending upon priority.

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.

Associated topics: clinical, clinical development, clinical informatics, clinical trial, coordinator, lab, laboratory, research, research coordinator

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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