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Research Project Coordinator

Job Title Research Project Coordinator Location Danville, Pennsylvania Job Category Research Staff Schedule Days Work Type Full time Department Precision Health Research Division Date posted 02/17/2021 Job ID R-07378

Job Summary

Under the supervision of an experienced Project Manager or designee, responsible for assisting with coordination of research projects including protocol implementation, regulatory submissions, project planning, project tracking, and data collection and assisting in the creation of final reports and publications. Secondary responsibilities include assisting with the development and coordination of new projects.

Job Duties

  • Works under the direction of experienced project managers and research investigators to implement research studies.
  • Tracks ordering of supplies and project related expenses and reviews study budgets with the project manager.
  • Ensures adherence to federal or other regulatory requirements.
  • Assists in the development, implementation and coordination of protocols.
  • Under supervision, implements a project plan and provides overall project coordination, including progress tracking and reporting, quality control, recruitment and research support staff training.
  • Coordinates all research project-related activities to assist the research team with meeting project goals and milestones, based on study design.
  • Communicates resource needs, issues, project status and milestones met to project team and project leader.
  • Develops and delivers study specific material such as tracking logs, templates, monitoring tools, study binders, process manuals, etc.
  • Submits request for data extracts according to the study protocol and direction from the research investigator and project manager.
  • Assists with submission of final reports, study manuscripts, grant applications, and contract initiation request submissions.

Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. *Relevant experience may be a combination of related work experience and/or Master's degree obtained (Master's Degree = 2 years relevant experience).


Bachelor's Degree- (Required), Master's Degree- (Preferred)


Minimum of 3 years-Relevant experience* (Required), Minimum of 3 years-Research (Required)

Our Purpose & Values

Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.

KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves.

EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence.

LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow.

INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family.

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality.

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

About Geisinger

Geisinger is committed to making better health easier for the more than 1 million people it serves. Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes nine hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,600 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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