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Clinical Research Assistant I

Full Time

Updated 3 weeks ago


Job Summary

This is a full-time research assistant position that will support Dr. Senbagam Virudachalam’s research projects at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Virudachalam is a primary care physician and her research focuses on food justice, advancing equity in diet quality and health outcomes for all children. The primary project involves working with food-insecure families to promote fruit and vegetable consumption through vouchers and a food literacy and cooking skills intervention. The goal of this pilot is to empower low-income families to achieve improved fruit and vegetable intake.

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)

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education: Bachelor’s Degree in related field

Additional Technical Requirements

• Familiarity with IRB and human subject protection.

• Able to perform tasks independently

• Able to work accurately and pay strict attention to detail.

• Able to work in collaboration with other professionals and staff.

• Must have strong writing, organizational, and analytical skills.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Shawn O'Connor, oconnors1@chop.edu.

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