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Posted Job Title
JR Monitoring Specialist
Job Profile Title
Clinical Research Monitoring Specialist
Job Description Summary
Reporting to the Director, Abramson Cancer Center Department of Operations, Compliance and Monitoring (DOCM), responsible for scheduling, coordinating and conducting monitoring and/or auditing of all oncology studies being conducted within the Abramson Cancer Center as well as assisting with corrective actions and training related to research compliance, quality control and quality assurance. The Senior Monitoring Specialist will follow all DOCM policies and procedures as well as have a thorough understanding of federal and local policies and guidance for the conduct of clinical research.
Qualifications: Must have an RN/BSN or BS in scientific or related field, minimum of two years as a full-time clinical research monitor/auditor in addition to at least two years as a full-time clinical research nurse/coordinator is necessary. Additional experience in clinical research (i.e. Data Management, Project Management, Pharmacovigilence) are a plus.
The appropriate candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of Federal Regulations, GCP and IND/IDE. Must understand regulatory affairs and their applications to Quality Control and Quality Assurance; understand the application of federal, local and institutional regulations as they apply to the conduct of human subjects research. Must be highly skilled in MS Word and Excel applications, understand medical records/patient charts organization and terminology; detail oriented; excellent organizational and time management skills in a very diverse setting; ability to exercise discretion in working with highly confidential and sensitive matter; must be able to multi-task and prioritize; must be able to work under pressure and exercise mature judgment, resourcefulness and initiative. Working knowledge of oncology, cooperative groups, RECIST and CTCAE is a plus. Applicants without the minimum qualifications will not be considered. CLINICAL RESEARCH EXPERIENCE IS A MUST.
Position is Contingent Upon Funding
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$50,684.00 - $91,232.00
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 Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Internal Number: JR00001059
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