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Study Coordinator

Study Coordinator

Job ID 
2018-10853
Campus 
Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
Posting Date 
2/6/2018
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 team of researchers in the Division of Pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Montefiore Medical Center has been conducting research that aims to address disparities in HIV risk and access and utilization of appropriate HIV prevention services through implementation of a three multi-part intervention in a randomized control trial design within a network of school-based health centers. The Study Coordinator manages research project activities ensuring the quality and integrity of data collection and compliance with IRB requirements, assists Principal Investigator and Implementation Coach with the ongoing development of the study, assists to coordinate various activities of the project, and assists with logistics around staff training and meetings.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with PI to develop the study protocol amendments for the IRB as needed, including the development of new measures.
  • 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.
  • Prepare appropriate progress reports for the PI, study funding agency and the IRB.
  • Arrange meetings of study partners, develop meeting agendas, and facilitate meetings.
  • Facilitate the preparation of conference abstracts, oral presentations, and poster presentations, and participate in the development of manuscripts for publication.
  • Partner with departmental IT resources in the development of databases; data coding manuals and data entry guidelines. Train staff and interns to collect and enter data appropriately. (RedCap, Clinical Looking Glass)
  • Manage the collection of data from importable and exportable formats for rapid dissemination to PIs and sponsors.
  • Ensure that adverse events and protocol deviations are submitted to the IRB.
  • Represent the study at internal and external academic meetings and community events. Act as a liaison to project partners to discuss new procedures that could be implemented.
  • Work with Departmental Administrator to monitor project budgets.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 3-5 years of related experience.
  • Master’s Degree strongly preferred.
  • Clinical trials certification by SOCRA 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. Must be able manage competing priorities while supporting more than one PI.
  • Can be relied upon to ensure that activities within areas of specific responsibility are completed in a timely manner and within budget
  • Outline project goals and timelines and reviews progress at defined intervals.
  • Ability to work well in a team setting and independently is essential.