Job Details

Title: Clinical Research Coordinator I
Company: Penn State Health
Location: Hershey, PA

The RN in this role is responsible for implementation of clinical research protocols under physician investigator guidance and delegation and clinical research specialist and/or clinical research coordinator II guidance.


  • Assists in evaluation of new clinical research protocols for protocol feasibility, required research procedures and coordinator effort.
  • Assists with submission of required initial regulatory documents and preparation of IRB applications.
  • Screens for potential research participants through evaluation of inpatients and outpatients using inclusion/exclusion criteria and protocol-specified eligibility requirements.
  • Coordinates with physician investigators to explain research study to potential participants and ensure that informed consent is obtained prior to initiation of study related procedures. Maintains confidentiality.
  • Performs basic laboratory procedures including blood, tissue and/or body fluid collection, processing and shipment to central laboratories (if required).
  • Assures completion of protocol specified procedures (i.e. Echocardiogram, MRI, EEG etc).
  • Collects, records and maintains records of all data collected for research participants.
  • Collaborates with Investigational Drug Service to maintain accountability logs for storage and administration of study medications and maintains accountability logs for investigational devices.
  • Assists with preparation of required regulatory and IRB ongoing study documentation including annual progress reports, protocol amendments and safety reports.


  • BSN or equivalent
  • 2 years experience
  • RN license

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SOCRA Exp: 12/11/2021