Location: LOC_ROBERTS-Roberts Ctr Pediatric Research
Req ID: 113983
Employment Status: Regular – Full Time
PolicyLab offers an exciting, full time Qualitative Clinical Research Coordinator position for an aspiring or early career health professional possessing strong analytic training related to qualitative, mixed or multi-method research. The research coordinator will have the opportunity to work in team settings that include both qualitative and quantitative experts on various projects across multiple content areas. This environment provides ample opportunities for skill development and professional growth.
At PolicyLab, recruiting and retaining a diverse group of team members who bring fresh insights from all backgrounds to the research, administrative, communications and policy work that we do is fundamental to our mission. We are committed to creating an environment that is reflective of the diverse communities we serve. As such, we welcome innovative minds from individuals across race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and marital status, victim of domestic or sexual violence status, covered veteran status or other protected classifications.
PolicyLab aims to provide every team member with opportunities that allow their voices to be heard as this exemplifies our core belief in the power of diverse thinking to influence the policies, protocols and practices that define our workplace and improve the lives of children and families. We strive for a productive, fulfilling workplace and personal growth opportunities for all staff and believe an inclusive environment is central to this goal.
The ideal candidate will have specialized training in qualitative methods and public health with a high degree of understanding of research practices and familiarity with Institutional Review Board (IRB) procedures. Experience with qualitative research and some exposure to quantitative data analysis or mixed methods are expected. Candidates who speak and write fluently in Spanish, Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese), Vietnamese or French will be highly preferred. This person will need to exercise discretion and judgment in the execution of research protocols, data collection and management, analysis of data, general project support, and must work closely with the project team to ensure all grant timelines, standards, and reporting requirements are met. Experience with NVivo software and qualitative interviewing or focus group moderation are required.
Job Responsibilities (Continued)
- Adhere to an IRB approved protocol
- Participate in the informed consent process of study subjects
- Support the safety of clinical research patients/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
- Manage essential regulatory documents
- 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
Job Responsibilities (Continued)
Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
Required Education and Experience
- Associates Degree or active enrollment in a Bachelor’s Degree Program
- Three (3) years of coordination related, clinical related or research related experience.
Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic
Preferred Education: Bachelor’s Degree in related field
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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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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