Full-time, Paid, Clinical Research Coordinator, Gender and Sexuality Development

January 30, 2020

Position Description
The Gender and Sexuality Development Clinic in the Craig-Dalsimer Division of Adolescent Clinical Research Coordinator I will work at the Gender and Sexuality Development Clinic (GSD Clinic) in the Craig-Dalsimer Division of Adolescent in the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.The Gender and Sexuality Development Clinic offers psychosocial and medical support for gender variant, gender expansive and transgender children and youth up to age 21 and their families. The mission of PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is to achieve optimal child health and well-being by informing program and policy changes through interdisciplinary research. The Clinical Research Coordinator will be aiding the co-directors of the Gender and Sexuality Development clinic in the coordination of research, quality improvement, and clinic development projects. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Creating and managing regulatory files electronically and in hard copy for new and current studies

  • Complying with IRB protocols, applications, and informed consent forms

  • Coordinating and participating in recruitment, screening, and informed consent with study participants\

  • Scheduling and conducting study visits and data collection procedures and coordinating participant incentives

  • Managing study tracking sheets and procedures

  • Monitoring study timelines and milestones

  • Creating and managing survey and data collection instruments in SurveyMonkey, REDCap, QDS, and other platforms as needed

  • Data cleaning and analysis

  • Assisting with peer-reviewed journal manuscript and conference abstract preparation and submission

  • Assisting in medical chart abstraction and maintenance of data registries

  • Developing and maintaining partnerships with community stakeholders and research partners

  • Assisting with scheduling and set-up of project meetings and recording meeting minutes

  • Conducting literature searches and maintaining end note libraries of research materials related to projects

  • Assisting with grant applications

  • Assisting with administrative tasks as needed

  • Assisting the directors in translating research into policy by working with the PolicyLab communications and strategy teams on dissemination through blogs, op-Eds, briefs etc.

  • Training and supervising students, volunteers, and research assistants

Position Requirements

  • Ability to function efficiently with minimal supervision in multiple clinical research settings
  • Ability to learn quickly, work independently as well as collaboratively as a member of the study team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact with staff, adolescents, and community partners.
  • Ability to be discreet with confidential materials and sensitive topics
  • Ability to handle multiple, time dependent tasks and studies in a fast paced complex work environment
  • Must be highly motivated, with strong work ethic, excellent organizational skills, and ability to pay strict attention to detail
  • Must have prior experience in human subjects research (2+ years)
  • Must have prior experience in an research office setting
  • Ability to be flexible with work hours to accommodate scheduling needs of study projects which may include evenings and weekends
  • Possess strong writing, editing, publishing experience
  • Must have a degree in a related field 
  • Experience with MS office
  • Experience with survey software and spreadsheet software a plus