• Study Coordinator

    Posting Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    2018-10988
    Campus
    Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
    Employee Classification
    Exempt
    Department
    Medicine - Critical Care
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • 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 Critical Care Study Coordinator will have responsibilities to support and assist the MD in administering and monitoring and daily operation of all critical care research projects. This position will be fully involved in all critical care studies and clinical trials, and will responsible for educating and training ICU staff on the division’s studies, protocol and importance; set up mechanisms for identifying eligible patients and their surrogates; oversee performance of subject interviews, consent and recruitment, initiate, manage, and coordinate several observational research studies and clinical trials in sepsis, acute lung injury and other critical illnesses. The position will also oversee subject recruitment, consent, interviews, sample collection and processing, training of research and clinical staff, IRB interface, monitoring/reporting of research compliance and adverse events, data collection and entry, FDA and multicenter paperwork/interactions and other duties. Additional observational and/or therapeutic protocols are likely. SC must be willing to be flexible with the hours as needed for the study and be able to do some moderate travel for site visits and training in the multicenter studies.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    Assist in planning and monitoring multicenter implementation of projects

    • Assist in training and education of informatic tools in the ICU
    • Travel if necessary for site visits and training for projects
    • Collect and accurately record data and outcomes for research and monitoring
    • Manage study implementation at Montefiore and other sites
    • Coordinate efforts with other research coordinators at Montefiore to be able to provide study coverage as needed
    • Oversee patient screening and consent
    • Implement subject enrollment
    • Monitor and assess the health status of assigned subjects
    • Perform data entry for ongoing projects
    • Ensure implementation of research protocols
    • Ensure clinic research records are available and appropriate for the protocols
    • Establish and maintain communication with professional and ancillary personnel
    • Assist in IRB and other regulatory paperwork and administration
    • Perform other related duties as assigned

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Experience and Educational Background:

    • Bachelors Degree and at least 2-3 years prior related experience required; Masters Degree preferred
    • Computer literacy and competency with e-mail Outlook, Internet search, MS Excel and MS Word
    • Experience with electronic Data Entry and Retrieval systems
    • Clinical Research experience preferred
    • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred

    Skills and Competencies:

    • Human subject protection training
    • Demonstrates critical thinking skills to problem-solving and clinical decision making for expected and un-expected problems
    • Is responsible and accountable for own practice
    • Provides a safe environment for patients/involved others
    • Demonstrates leadership skills in the coordination and delivery of research agenda and multicenter trials and projects
    • Demonstrated ability in teaching and training

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