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Study Coordinator

Study Coordinator

Job ID 
2017-10667
Campus 
Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
Posting Date 
10/25/2017
Employee Classification 
Exempt
Department 
Pediatrics
Position Type 
Regular Full-Time

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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

A researcher in the Division of Pediatrics/Genetics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine has been conducting research on a newborn screening tool for Fabry, Gaucher, Niemann-Pick Types A and B, and Pompe disease to validate the screening assay and to define the natural history of these disorders. Data is being collected and will be analyzed to develop evidence-based algorithms for the diagnosis and treatment of these rare disorders. We are looking for a self-motivated, highly-organized person with experience in project coordination.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Works with the Project Manger and PI to refine, finalize and submit study protocol and protocol amendments to the IRB, this includes the development of new measures, surveys and data collection tools;
  • Manages psychosocial study implementation and recruitment to ensure protocol is followed as written and approved by the institution’s IRB;
  • Oversee collection of informed consent under minimal supervision of the investigator(s) and educates participants regarding study procedures;
  • Manage data collection, analysis and cleaning, performing regular audits to ensure that the data collected are complete and accurate, and that the research is being conducted as outlined in the protocol;
  • Assist with preparing appropriate progress reports for study team, funding agency and the IRB;
  • Assist with preparation of grant proposals (new and competing renewals);
  • Arrange meetings of study partners, develop meeting agendas, and facilitate meeting;
  • Facilitate the preparation of conference abstracts, oral presentations, and poster presentations, and participate in the development of manuscripts for publication;
  • Work with Project Manager to develop study timelines and monitor project budgets.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 3-5 years of related experience.
  • Master’s Degree strongly preferred.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and have the ability to apply technology to resolve problems.
  • Must demonstrate proven knowledge of SPSS, SAS, or other statistical software and ability to perform data analysis.
  • Outstanding judgment, initiative, and attention to detail are essential.
  • Can be relied upon to ensure that activities within areas of specific responsibility are completed in a timely manner and within budget.
  • Ability to work well in a team setting and independently is essential.