Employment Opportunities

Clinical Research Coordinator I

Job Summary

This CRC position will assist with clinical research and care related to the Title X family planning programs including creating expense reports, managing changes to the electronic health records, supporting clinical and research logistics, assisting with data analysis and management, support grant processes, and support educational efforts to improve sexual and reproductive health trainings for primary care clinicians and staff  

Job Responsibilities

  • Adhere to an IRB approved protocol
  • Participate in the informed consent process of study subjects
  • Support the safety of clinical research patients/research participants
  • Coordinate protocol related research procedures, study visits, and follow-up care
  • Screen, recruit and enroll patients/research participants
  • Maintain study source documents
  • Report adverse events
  • Understand good clinical practice (GCP) and regulatory compliance
  • Educate subjects and family on protocol, study intervention, etc.
  • Comply with Institutional policies, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and guidelines
  • Must comply with federal, state, and sponsor policies

Related Responsibilities

  • Manage essential regulatory documents
  • Register study on ClinicalTrial.gov
  • Complete case report forms (paper & electronic data capture) and address queries
  • Submit documents to regulatory authorities (e.g. IRB, FDA, etc.) and/or review/monitoring boards (ie, DSMB, independent safety officer)
  • Facilitate pre-study, site qualification, study initiation, and monitoring visit
  • Facilitate study close out activities
  • Coordinate research/project team meetings
  • Collect, process and ship laboratory specimens
  • Schedule subject visits and procedures
  • Retain records/archive documents after study close out

Required Education

  • Associates Degree or active enrollment in a Bachelor’s Degree Program

Required Experience

  • Three (3) years of coordination related, clinical related or research related experience

Preferred Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to collaborate with stakeholders at all levels

To apply, click here

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor/Seeking priority referrals for protected veterans.  Please contact our hiring official with any referrals or questions.

CHOP Careers Contact 

Talent Acquisition

2716 South Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146 

Clinical Research Assistant I

Job Summary

This is a full-time Research Assistant (RA) position offered through PolicyLab and the Division of General Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The Bilingual RA position will assist the Principal Investigator and more senior study staff in activities related to PriCARE and CARIÑO, a parenting intervention for parents of children with behavioral problems. Responsibilities of the RA will include: 1) recruitment of caregivers (both English and Spanish-speaking), 2) data collection, 3) data entry, and 4) provision of technical support during the virtual delivery of the intervention. The RA will also perform additional research study or administrative tasks as assigned, which may include literature searches, article retrievals, data abstraction, survey and instrument development. The RA will participate in research project related meetings with the Principal Investigator, Research Coordinator, and research team to gain a better understanding of protocol issues and project developments.

The ideal candidate will be bilingual in Spanish, as the job involves interacting with Spanish-speaking families. The candidate will ideally be willing to commit at least 1 year to the position and has at least 2 years of related research experience. To support the implementation of the PriCARE intervention and research study, the ideal candidate will have some flexibility of hours, experience working with diverse, low-income families, and excellent interpersonal skills.

PriCARE link: https://www.chop.edu/centers-programs/pricare-parenting-program

CARIÑO link: https://media.chop.edu/data/files/pdfs/pricare-flyer-spa.pdf

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
  • Follow-up care
  • Order materials/supplies
  • Schedule research meetings

Research Study Compliance

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

Also may be responsible for any of the following:

  • Participate in the informed consent process for study subjects
  • Document and report adverse events
  • Maintain study source documents
  • Submit basic IRB reports
  • Complete case report forms (paper and electronic data capture)

Required Education

  • Associates Degree or active enrollment in a Bachelor’s Degree Program

Required Experience

  • Two (2) years of relevant clinical research experience.

Preferred Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Basic knowledge of IRB and human subject protection.

To apply, click here

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor/Seeking priority referrals for protected veterans.  Please contact our hiring official with any referrals or questions.

CHOP Careers Contact 

Talent Acquisition

2716 South Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146 

Clinical Research Coordinator I

Job Summary

This is a full time Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) position offered through PolicyLab and the Division of General Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The CRC will assist the Principal Investigator in activities related to PriCARE and CAPNET. Under minimal supervision, the CRC will facilitate all clinical research activities within the scope of the clinical research protocols. The CRC will also be responsible for training and overseeing more junior staff and research assistants. The ideal candidate will possess at least 2 years of related research experience.

PriCARE is a group parent training program for caregivers of children ages 2-6 who have some behavioral problems. The program aims to strengthen parent-child relationships and improve the children’s behaviors. To support the implementation of this intervention and research study, the ideal candidate will have some flexibility of hours, experience working with diverse, low-income families, experience with research study management, and excellent interpersonal skills.

Child Abuse Pediatrics Research Network (CAPNET) is a multi-site research collaborative that was established to facilitate robust, multi-center research focused on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of child physical abuse. The ideal candidate will have experience in REDCap data collection, entry, maintenance, and analysis.

Link for PriCARE: https://www.chop.edu/centers-programs/pricare-parenting-program

Link for CAPNET: https://policylab.chop.edu/project/capnet-improving-child-abuse-care-and-outcomes-through-multi-center-research

Job Responsibilities

  • Adhere to an IRB approved protocol
  • Participate in the informed consent process of study subjects
  • Support the safety of clinical research patients/research participants
  • Coordinate protocol related research procedures, study visits, and follow-up care
  • Screen, recruit and enroll patients/research participants
  • Maintain study source documents
  • Report adverse events
  • Understand good clinical practice (GCP) and regulatory compliance
  • Educate subjects and family on protocol, study intervention, etc.
  • Comply with Institutional policies, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and guidelines
  • Must comply with federal, state, and sponsor policies

Related Responsibilities

  • Manage essential regulatory documents
  • Register study on ClinicalTrial.gov
  • Complete case report forms (paper & electronic data capture) and address queries
  • Submit documents to regulatory authorities (e.g. IRB, FDA, etc.) and/or review/monitoring boards (ie, DSMB, independent safety officer)
  • Facilitate pre-study, site qualification, study initiation, and monitoring visit
  • Facilitate study close out activities
  • Coordinate research/project team meetings
  • Collect, process and ship laboratory specimens
  • Schedule subject visits and procedures
  • Retain records/archive documents after study close out

Required Education

  • Associates Degree or active enrollment in a Bachelor’s Degree Program

Required Experience

  • Three (3) years of coordination related, clinical related or research related experience.

Preferred Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to collaborate with stakeholders at all levels

To apply, click here

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor/Seeking priority referrals for protected veterans.  Please contact our hiring official with any referrals or questions.

CHOP Careers Contact 

Talent Acquisition

2716 South Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146 

Clinical Research Coordinator II

Job Summary

This is a full time research coordinator position offered through PolicyLab at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to support a portfolio of work aimed at reducing health disparities through addressing unmet social need among children and their families.  Under minimal supervision, CRC II coordinates all clinical research activities within the scope of clinical research protocols.

Job Responsibilities

  • Adhere to an IRB approved protocol
  • Participate in the informed consent process of study subjects
  • Support the safety of clinical research patients/research participants
  • Coordinate protocol related research procedures, study visits, and follow-up care
  • Screen, recruit and enroll patients/research participants
  • Maintain study source documents
  • Report adverse events
  • Understand good clinical practice (GCP) and regulatory compliance
  • Educate subjects and family on protocol, study intervention, etc.
  • Comply with Institutional policies, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and guidelines
  • Must comply with federal, state, and sponsor policies

Related Responsibilities

  • Manage essential regulatory documents
  • Register study on ClinicalTrial.gov
  • Complete case report forms (paper & electronic data capture) and address queries
  • Submit documents to regulatory authorities (e.g. IRB, FDA, etc.) and/or review/monitoring boards (ie, DSMB, independent safety officer)
  • Facilitate pre-study, site qualification, study initiation, and monitoring visit
  • Facilitate study close out activities
  • Coordinate research/project team meetings
  • Collect, process and ship laboratory specimens
  • Schedule subject visits and procedures
  • Retain records/archive documents after study close out

Also may be responsible for any of the following:

  • Manage study finances including sponsor invoicing & resolving study subject billing issues
  • Develop advertisement materials
  • Act as liaison for research subject, investigator, IRB, sponsor, and healthcare professionals
  • Document investigational product (drug/device) accountability
  • Self-monitor and self-audit responsibilities
  • Develop informed consent document
  • Maintain Clinical Trial.gov 
  • Develop Case Report Forms
  • Assignments to include more complex studies

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Required Experience

  • Three (3) years of clinical research coordination experience

Preferred Education

  • Master’s degree in a related field

Preferred Experience

  • Five (5) years of clinical research coordination experience

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to collaborate with stakeholders at all levels

To apply, click here.

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor/Seeking priority referrals for protected veterans.  Please contact our hiring official with any referrals or questions.

CHOP Careers Contact 

Talent Acquisition

2716 South Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146 

Policy & Strategy Senior Associate

Job Summary

PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is seeking a Policy & Strategy Senior Associate to join our policy team. PolicyLab is a research center within CHOP’s Research Institute that aims to achieve optimal child health and well-being by informing program and policy changes through interdisciplinary research.

Help deliver on PolicyLab’s mission by guiding and supporting the work of our research portfolios, our internal infrastructure to support policy engagement across the center, and our strategic operations. This position will work collaboratively with the Health Policy Director, policy team, and PolicyLab’s communications team to advance the center’s strategic aims and identified policy priorities.

The Policy & Strategy Senior Associate will manage the strategic thinking and collaborative work (including content development) within PolicyLab’s behavioral health and adolescent health & wellbeing research portfolios, the development and implementation of plans to engage faculty and staff from across the center in policy work and skill-building, and support the team’s engagement in strategic initiatives.

The Policy & Strategy Senior Associate position is ideal for a policy professional with a background and/or interest in children’s and adolescent health, behavioral health, and with demonstrated experience in project management and writing for a policy audience. It provides the opportunity to further develop skills in policy analysis, strategy, and understanding of the research environment. We are especially interested in candidates with experience in state health policy. The position reports to the Health Policy Director.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage the development and implementation of strategic priorities related to PolicyLab’s portfolios on behavioral health and adolescent health & well-being, and drive the supporting strategies and content
  • Work closely with the Health Policy Director to project manage strategic planning, relationship-building, and special initiatives, including funding proposals, and provide necessary analysis and writing capacity for these efforts.
  • Work closely with PolicyLab’s communications and policy experts to develop and disseminate strategic communications, including blogs, commentaries, and related documents.
  • Manage internal policy trainings, learning opportunities, and surveillance on external opportunities to build the capacity of PolicyLab’s faculty and staff to engage in policy processes.
  • Conduct other duties as assigned

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree

Required Experience

  • Five (5) years of health policy experience

Preferred Education

  • Master’s degree

Preferred Experience

  • Seven (7) years of health policy experience
  • Three (3) years of writing experience
  • Three (3) years of experience in research related environment
  • Previous experience working on Medicaid/CHIP, payment and delivery reform, or state health policy

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Advanced knowledge of health policy.
  • Advanced proficiency with policy analysis.

To apply, click here

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor/Seeking priority referrals for protected veterans.  Please contact our hiring official with any referrals or questions.

CHOP Careers Contact 

Talent Acquisition

2716 South Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146 

Student Employment Opportunities

If you are a student with an interest in Adolescent Health & Well-being, Behavioral HealthHealth Care Coverage, Access & QualityHealth EquityIntergenerational Family Services, Communications or Policy, and would like to explore possibilities of participating in an internship or work study or volunteering within PolicyLab, we may have a research study or policy project just for you.  

PolicyLab provides opportunities for students at different levels of training—from High School to doctoral—to participate in pediatric research and health policy projects. Year-long positions may be available.  

Spring/Summer Positions 

2021 Enrollment is Now Open! To apply for an internship, please submit your student information for consideration. Our study leads will review your application and contact you directly should they select you to be a part of their team.

Fall/Winter Positions 

Our 2020 Fall/Winter application period is closed

 

At PolicyLab, recruiting and retaining a diverse group of team members who bring fresh insights from all backgrounds to the research, administrative, communications and policy work that we do is fundamental to our mission. We are committed to creating an environment that is reflective of the diverse communities we serve. As such, we welcome innovative minds from individuals across race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and marital status, victim of domestic or sexual violence status, covered veteran status or other protected classifications.

PolicyLab aims to provide every team member with opportunities that allow their voices to be heard as this exemplifies our core belief in the power of diverse thinking to influence the policies, protocols and practices that define our workplace and improve the lives of children and families. We strive for a productive, fulfilling workplace and personal growth opportunities for all staff and believe an inclusive environment is central to this goal.