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Study Coordinator

Study Coordinator

Job ID 
2017-10625
Campus 
Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
Posting Date 
11/1/2017
Employee Classification 
Exempt
Department 
Medicine
Position Type 
Regular Full-Time

More information about this job

ABOUT US

Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.

 

Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

 

Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.

 

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

 

Position

The coordinator will work full-time (100%) on a study that explores strategies to reduce opioid use and overdose. The study is being conducted at Montefiore Medical Center hospitals and clinics in the Bronx. The study coordinator will screen and conduct interviews with study participants and obtain a consent to release medical records. The coordinator will also provide opioid overdose prevention education among participants.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

List of Responsibilities

  • Work with the Principle Investigator (PI) and Project Director (PD) to update study protocols and amendments as needed, including the development of new measures
  • Work with the PI and PD to develop participant recruitment strategies and manage tracking database
  • Conduct qualitative interviews about opioid use and overdose histories
  • Provide opioid overdose prevention education for participants
  • Collect and manage data; perform regular audits to ensure that collected data are complete and accurate, and program protocols are being followed
  • Assist in drafting reports and preparing conference abstracts and presentations related to the program
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience and Educational Background

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 1-2 years of work experience required
  • Previous programmatic experience in public health or related field and work experience with similar populations preferred

 

Skills and Competencies

  • As part of a team, must be able to manage multiple tasks and priorities, work independently with minimal supervision, and adhere to study protocol
  • Knowledge and experience working with Microsoft Excel, Word, and other database management tools
  • Familiarity and comfort working with opioid-using populations
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills to operate effectively and professionally in a large academic medical center
  • Fluency in English and Spanish preferred