Location: LOC_COLKET-Colket Translational Research
Req ID: 91765
Employment Status: Regular – Full Time
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is hiring in Neuro-Oncology, a sub-section of Oncology. The Neuro-Oncology team is under the direction of Dr. Michael Fisher, who also serves as the Director of the Neurofibromatosis Clinical Trials Consortium (NFCTC). Dr. Cassie Kline is the Director of Clinical Research for Neuro-Oncology, and also serves as the Director of Data Quality and Integration of the Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Consortium (PNOC). We currently have over 50 ongoing clinical trials, in different phases, that cover an array of tumors that affect the central nervous system (CNS). Our Principal Investigators (PI) are dedicated to improve the survival outcomes, quality of life, and care of children and young adults with CNS tumors. The PIs are joined with a team of clinical research coordinators, study nurses, nurse practitioners, and other ancillary team members. Our group aims to grow novel clinical trials within the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, but we are also active members of neuro-oncology clinical research consortia, such as NFCTC and PNOC, and collaborate broadly with institutions throughout the US and internationally.
- 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
Also may be responsible for any of the following:
- Manage study finances including sponsor invoicing & resolving study subject billing issues
- Develop advertisement materials
- Act as liaison for research subject, investigator, IRB, sponsor, and healthcare professionals
- Document investigational product (drug/device) accountability
- Self-monitor and self-audit responsibilities
- Develop informed consent document
- Maintain Clinical Trial.gov
- Develop Case Report Forms
- Assignments to include more complex studies
Job Responsibilities (Continued)
Job Responsibilities (Continued)
Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
Required Education and Experience
Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Required Experience: Three (3) years of clinical research coordination experience.
Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic
Preferred Education: Master’s degree in a related field
Preferred Experience: Five (5) years of clinical research coordination experience
Additional Technical Requirements
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills
- Excellent time management skills
- Ability to collaborate with stakeholders at all levels
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