Clinical Research Assistant II – GI Motility

Website ChildrensPhila Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Job Summary

The GI Motility Frontier Program Clinical Research Assistant II, will join a well-established group of physician-scientists and clinicians who work closely to provide excellent care and conduct groundbreaking research in GI Motility at the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. Our Motility Research Program includes investigator-initiated studies, basic science studies, and clinical trials. Some of the research areas include investigational devices and drugs, psychosocial studies, biobanking, and large data studies. 

The term motility disorder describes abnormalities of the forward movement of nutrients and fluids through different locations in the GI tract. Children and adolescents with motility disorders suffer from a wide spectrum of illness severity that have a significant impact on their quality of life. Motility disorders are not only complex and debilitating, but also present with medical symptoms intertwined with mental illnesses that mandate a multidisciplinary biopsychosocial management.

The position is ideal for individuals with a genuine interest in academic research and who have the desire to make meaningful contributions to a growing body of knowledge on this devastating intestinal disorder. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills are essential, as well has having the ability multi-task proficiently.

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

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