Pharmacy Research Coordinator

Job Requisition #: JR62762

End Date: 12/1/2022

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Pharmacy

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Do you want to work at one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation?

Our amazing Pharmacy Team dispenses approximately 6,200,000 individualized patient doses per year, as well as 170,000 retail/mail order prescriptions. We provide medications that are safe and efficacious.

Life is full of choices, and whom you work for is one of life's most important decisions. ChristianaCare has earned national recognition for excellence. Choose an organization that provides career advancement and the opportunity to impact health.

Come and join us in the ChristianaCare Pharmacy - Dedicated to getting the right drug to the right patient at the right time!

ChristianaCare is recruiting for a Pharmacy Research Coordinator to work day shift. As the Pharmacy Research Coordinator, you will assist the pharmacist assigned to Investigational Drug Services research activities. Primary functions include initiation of study protocols, education, and training of pharmacy staff, monitoring study progress, routine communication/collaboration with the principal investigator or assigned research coordinator. You will also support IVAS/OR Pharmacy Services in efforts to promote USP 797/800 compliance. This includes managerial support of staff competency processes and environmental maintenance procedures within the sterile compounding areas. The Research Coordinator will also assist in the development and maintenance of the Simplifi 797 database to ensure compliance with regulatory bodies.

Principal duties and responsibilities:

  • Initiation, maintenance, and record control for investigational studies
  • Staff education for the various studies and serving as a resource for the staff
  • Is the contact for Investigational Drug Research Coordinators who require pharmacy support
  • Quarterly billing for pharmacy services and preparing a quarterly Investigational Drug activity report
  • Tracking of all enrolled patients in various investigational drug protocols; and cost avoidance/savings from patients enrolled in IDS studies
  • Serving as the primary pharmacy contact for site monitors and coordinators for inpatient study sponsors
  • Membership in the Research Coordinators group and attendance at monthly meetings to represent the pharmacy department in investigational drug processes
  • Implements and manages investigational drug information on the intranet and the storage procedure for closed trials
  • Provides support in oversight of initial and annual competencies of staff in regard to USP 797 & 800
  • Supports maintenance of records in reference to staff competencies within the Simplifi 797 system
  • Manages the inventory counts of all monoclonal antibodies that are under emergency use authorization (EUA)

Education and experience requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree required, preferred in health-related field
  • At least five years of experience as a Pharmacy Technician in a hospital
  • At least three years of experience in sterile compounding preferred
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) certification required
  • Academic course work in research methods or equivalent training through work experience preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of USP 797 and 800 regulations, with experience in the processes involved with sterile compounding

ChristianaCare offers:

Incredible Work/Life benefits including medical/dental/ vision insurance coverage on your first day of employment, paid PTO, retirement plans, twelve weeks of paid parental leave, annual membership to, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!

If you 're inspired to make a difference, we invite you to become a ChristianaCare caregiver.

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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