University of Pennsylvania CLINICAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT B in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-29504

Posted Job Title CLINICAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT B

School Name Perelman School of Medicine

Org BE-Epidemiology Division

Posted to the Web 07/30/2018

Posted Job/Salary Grade 024

Employment Type Non-Exempt

Hours 40.00

Position Type Full Time

Position Schedule 8:30 TO 5:30

Months 12

Position Length Contingent Upon Funding

Position End Date

University Overview

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 Penn’s 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.

School/Center Overview

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. http://www.med.upenn.edu/

Duties

Seeking a Research Assistant to abstract pertinent information from medical charts directly into an electronic database. Data to be collected will include patient demographics, clinical and laboratory data, vital signs and medications. Much of the data will be available in the EMR (electronic medical record). The research assistant will follow a standardized process designed to ensure consistency and reliability. Data will be collected from electronic databases within the University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS). These databases include Sunrise, EPIC and Medview. This position will collect study samples (human or environmental); obtain informed consent from human subjects; keep detailed records of patients included/excluded and attend regular meetings; work with and report to investigators, project manager, and a research coordinator, and Interact with hospital personnel who collaborate on the studies.

Qualifications

A HS Diploma and 3 to 5 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. College degree or coursework is a plus. Prior clinical research experience is preferred. Previous clinical research experience using hospital databases (e.g., EPIC, Sunrise, Medview) is a plus. Having some familiarity with medical terminology is highly desirable. Experience with RedCap is a plus. In addition, the research assistant needs to be able to work independently, demonstrate great attention to detail, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, maintain orderly records, be highly organized and seek guidance as necessary. Flexibility to work occasional early evenings/weekends is required. Position contingent upon funding.

Affirmative Action Statement

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.

Special Requirements

Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/38849

Posting Supplemental Questions

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  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?

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  • Professional Affiliation/Trade Website

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  • What is your highest level of education completed?

  • Less than high school education

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Vocational or Technical School

  • Associate's Degree or Two Year College

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Master's Degree

  • PHD/MD/JD or equivalent doctoral degree


  • How many years of experience do you have related to this position?

  • 0 to 1 Year

  • 1 to 2 Years

  • 2 to 3 Years

  • 3 to 5 Years

  • 5 to 7 Years

  • 7 to 10 Years

  • Over 10 Years

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume

Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter