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Clinical Research Coordinator I - Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness

Job Summary

Dr. Alexander Fiks at The Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness and PolicyLab at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is seeking a clinical research coordinator to join his team. Dr. Fiks conducts research in primary care settings locally and nationally to improve pediatric decision-making and child health outcomes. His research addresses diverse topics related to primary care including smoking prevention and cessation, immunization, asthma, obesity prevention, ADHD/mental health, and medication safety/effectiveness. Dr. Fiks implements and evaluates health information technology based- interventions(e.g., clinical decision support, mHealth, social media) through clinical trials, conducts secondary data analyses of large electronic health record and other datasets, conducts cohort studies in primary care practice, and often employs mixed methods.
The candidate will work in a supportive and collegial research environment. The Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness is a pediatric research center dedicated to discovering and sharing knowledge about best practices in pediatric care by facilitating, organizing and centralizing the performance of clinical effectiveness research - research aimed at understanding the best ways to prevent, diagnose and treat diseases in children.
CPCE’s multidisciplinary team conducts research on a diverse range of clinical effectiveness topics. Established in 2008, PolicyLab is a highly innovative, multidisciplinary center within the Research Institute at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) that works with practitioners, policymakers, and communitiesto make sure care provided for children is informed by the best research. Both centers are dedicated to fostering collaboration across disciplines and to the career development of team members.
The ideal candidate will have Master’s Degree in a health-related field, experience in using Stata or SAS biostatistical software and prior research experience. Experience in patient-oriented research and/or secondary data analysis are strongly preferred. Qualitative research and/or GIS skills are also highly valued in this position.