Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Data Manager (Hybrid Eligible) (Cancer Center)

Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Data Manager (Hybrid Eligible) (Cancer Center)

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Posted Job Title
Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Data Manager (Hybrid Eligible) (Cancer Center)

Job Profile Title
Manager B

Job Description Summary
The Abramson Cancer Center (ACC) of the University of Pennsylvania is a world leader in developing and conducting innovative clinical trials for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. The mission of the ACC Clinical Research Unit (CRU) is to advance the science of cancer care, serve our patients by improving clinical outcomes, and offer the best available innovative care to trial participants. The ACC CRU is instrumental in the development and implementation of cancer clinical trials that offer cutting-edge oncology treatments. The ACC CRU is currently comprised of 12 Research Teams that support disease/discipline specific medical oncology cancer programs within the ACC.

Job Description

The ACC CRU Pancreas Research Team seeks a full-time Clinical Data Manager (CDM) to organize, coordinate and implement complex cancer studies involving a wide variety of investigational products and various sponsors. This position will report directly to the Pancreas Research Program Manager and work directly with Physician Investigators ("PI") on clinical research performed. He/she will be responsible for all aspects of clinical data management and clinical trial coordination. The successful candidate will comply with all policies relating to the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Medicine, FDA, GCP and other regulatory standards.

The CDM is an integral and essential member of the ACC CRU Pancreas Research Team. We are looking for an enthusiastic, professional and committed team member to work closely with our clinical research investigators, Research Team Leaders, our clinical research nurse(s), and regulatory coordinator. The ACC received an exceptional rating from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and is considered one of the top 10 cancer centers in the country. We are looking for a CRC that will help accelerate this momentum through the conduct of cutting edge clinical trials.

Career Development Opportunities

The ACC is focused on career development of CDMs, and offers an advanced infrastructure of leadership and training to guide and support new CDMs from initial training, to continued professional growth.

Position Responsibilities:

Clinical Data Manager B Responsibilities

This individual will work under general supervision

The Clinical Data Manager (CDM) will be responsible for the coordination and data management of complex oncology clinical research protocols, including accurate data collection and overseeing the quality of the clinical trial data and records, scheduling and conducting study initiation and monitoring visits, and participating in ongoing study protocol training. The CDM is responsible for data quality and documentation for assigned clinical trials conducted by the ACC CRU Pancreas Research Team to ensure that the clinical data collection is accurate and all protocol requirements are captured. The CDM will demonstrate vigilance in protocol compliance, and data quality, and will participate in data organization for research publications, with potential for co-authorship. Additional details of these responsibilities are provided below:
  • Coordinate the conduct of complex (i.e. multi-drug regimens, high toxicity potential, multiple random assignments, or immunotherapies, etc.) Phase I - IV clinical trials and registries within the ACC CRU Pancreas Research Team .
  • Assist the Program Manager in the development and review of study-specific data management documents, as well as sponsor data management standard operating procedures. Under the guidance of the Program Manager, prepare protocol amendments and changes to clinical documents.
  • Develop and conduct Investigator/Study Team training on the Clinical Database, CRFs, and data entry requirements. Produce and provide metrics on data entry/processing to the Project Manager.
  • Oversee clinical data entry by the Pancreas Team coordinators and ensure timely submission of clinical documents and patient status updates in the electronic data capture systems. Monitor staffing schedules. Assist in implementing process changes and system improvements.
  • Organize, participate and assist in the preparation of documents needed for initiation, monitoring, internal and external auditing, and study close-out visits. Interface with regulatory authorities, Sponsors and cooperative groups as directed by the ACC CRU Pancreas Research Team Program Manager.
  • Monitor subjects per protocol requirements and ensure adherence to protocol. Show vigilance in protocol compliance and data quality.
  • Participate in the development/maintenance of electronic study specific case report forms (i.e. REDCap, CTMS etc.) and source document tools. Organize and maintain all documentation required by the sponsor or CRO per GCP - includes source documentation, case report forms, and research charts.
  • Collect, review and report timely, valid, accurate study data. Obtain records required to complete case report forms. Update/maintain study record in the Clinical Trials Management System (CTMS) in real-time. Maintain clinical trial databases by completing case report forms typically within 5 business days of subject visits and resolving data queries within 10 days of issuance. These timelines may be shortened during periods of data lock or in preparation for abstract/manuscript submission. Responsible for IND reporting and/or assisting Sponsor with annual IND reporting.
  • Work in conjunction with team Program Manager, PI, Research Nurse, regulatory coordinator to document and report adverse events and deviations; participate in any inspection (e.g. internal and external audits) that takes place with the trials, as required. Assist in obtaining the appropriate signatures for regulatory forms.
  • On behalf of the site, participate in weekly or bi-weekly Sponsor teleconferences to review the status of ongoing patients and slot assignments/allocations for next dose levels; share study-wide updates/issues with the Research Team's Program Manager and study team members who were not able to participate. Coordinate and participate in core study team, disease-site group and ongoing protocol training/compliance meetings. Provide regular study and enrollment updates to the research team. Work as a part of the research team to maximize the efficiency and quality of research performed, including developing work instructions.

May be responsible for orientation/mentoring of new staff and act as resource to current staff members with study related issues.

Bachelor's degree and 3 to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.


Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Hybrid Eligible - This position is eligible for a hybrid work schedule with a work week that is divided between working onsite and working remotely

Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range
$43,919.00 - $66,183.00

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