• Study Coordinator

    Posting Date 2 months ago(6/20/2018 5:28 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-11194
    Campus
    Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
    Employee Classification
    Exempt
    Department
    Pediatrics
    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

     

    This research study will evaluate the effectiveness of multi-level strategies to improve provider adoption of asthma management guidelines in Montefiore clinical practices that care for children with asthma. The goal of the project is to improve delivery of asthma care and clinical outcomes of children ages 2-12 years with asthma. This study is funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) for 5 years.  The study coordinator manages research project activities ensuring the quality and integrity of data collection. He/she manages support staff, reviewing work product to ensure study protocol is followed as written and approved by the Montefiore-Einstein IRB. 

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Work with Research Coordinator and PI to develop the study protocol and protocol amendments for the IRB as needed
    • Prepares reports related to the project.
    • Arranges meetings with study sites medical directors and nursing staff, develop meeting agendas, PowerPoint presentations and presents at meetings
    • Conducts literature searches and writing literature reviews
    • Assist with preparation of conference abstracts, prepares oral presentations and poster presentations and participate in the development of manuscripts for publication
    • Travels to clinical sites to oversee subject recruitment and provides enrollment updates at weekly meetings
    • Oversees telephone follow up surveys with participants and ensures that they are conducted within specific time frame; ensures consistent practises and data integrity and completeness.
    • Conducts medical chart reviews as needed to obtain additional study related data and identify potential study participants
    • Track participants throughout the study and help manage the tracking database and ensures integrity of data
    • Monitors study-related data, check data for accuracy and assist with data analyses.
    • Maintains regular communication with staff at research clinic sites and work closely with clinic staff at the study sites to ensure that our program is being implemented efficiently but also meeting the needs of the office staff without disrupting flow in the busy offices.
    • Work with clinic champions along with Research Coordinator and PI to ensure program implementation in practices.
    • Meet regularly with the Research Coordinator, other team members and Principal Investigator to review the study’s progress
    • Reviews work product for staff to ensure study protocol is followed as written and approved by the Montefiore-Einstein IRB.
    • Assisting with Spanish/English translation of materials
    • Provides oversight of student research assistants and volunteers
    • Other duties as assigned to this project or any other ongoing asthma research projects

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor's Degree in Public Health or related discipline and 1-2 years of related experience is required. Masters Degree is preferred.
    • Previous research experience or programmatic experience and experience working with a similar population is preferred.
    • Strong computer skills: familiarity with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel are required; ACCESS, RedCap and SPSS are a plus.
    • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.
    • Detail-oriented
    • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities while working as part of a team.
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, while adhering to study protocol.
    • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends

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