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24 Feb 2021

Full-Time Clinical Research Assistant I

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia – Posted by schroedern Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description

Job Summary

This position is seeking a Clinical Research Assistant (CRA) for clinical research in Late Effects of Childhood Cancer Therapy conducted within the CHOP healthcare network. The Principal Investigator (PI) is a double-boarded physician in Pediatric Oncology & Pediatric Endocrinology with a NIH-funded research program focused on addressing endocrine late effects in childhood cancer survivors.


The ideal candidate would be interested  in research related activities such as confirmation of subject eligibility, recruitment,  enrollment and informed consent of study subjects; preparation of study packets, study visit scheduling, accompanying research subjects for their clinical research visits; completion of study case report forms; data clarification, collection, abstraction, storage and entry; compliance with research including adherence to IRB approved protocols, comply with institutional policies, SOPs and guidelines as well as federal/state/sponsor policies; serving as PI liaison with other research groups; participation in grant related meeting with PI to gain better understanding of protocol issues and development; responsible for meeting enrollment projections within study-specified time lines; assistance with preparing research grants, literature reviews and article retrieval; maintenance of endnote or related literature libraries; completion of CITI training if selected for the position.


This position provides great research opportunity, mentorship by PI, opportunity for authorship on publications, and valuable experience for candidates with a strong interest in pursuing a future professional position within the healthcare-related field (medical school or graduate school).


Job Responsibilities

Providing technical and clinical support in the conduct of clinical studies:

  • Filing and office organization
  • Patient/research participant scheduling
  • Patient/research participant history
  • Data collection
  • Data entry
  • Data management
  • Laboratory procedures


Research Study Compliance

  • Adhere to an IRB approved protocols
  • Comply with Institutional policies, SOPs and guidelines
  • Comply with federal, state, and sponsor policies


May be called upon to:

  • Consent subjects, with appropriate authorization and training.
  • Document and Report adverse events
  • Maintain study source documents
  • Complete case report forms (paper and electronic data capture)

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Associates Degree or active enrollment in a Bachelor’s Degree Program


Required Experience:  One (1) year of relevant clinical research experience.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in related field

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Familiarity with IRB and human subject protection.

How to Apply

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

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