• Study Coordinator

    Posting Date 2 months ago(6/28/2018 3:20 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-11239
    Campus
    Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
    Employee Classification
    Exempt
    Department
    Medicine - Hematology
    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, 3Ph.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 1600 nursing students annually.

     

    The Study Coordinator will oversee the trials of the Hematology Division and manage research project activities ensuring the quality and integrity of data collection. They may also assist the Principal Investigator with study development, proper protocol execution and data analysis.

     

    Will be responsible to the PI (Dr. Caterina Minniti). He/she will have specific duties assigned through Dr. Minniti and will be the direct report in the clinic.

      

    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 RESPONSIBILITIES

    List of Responsibilities

    • Work with PI to develop the study protocol and protocol amendments for the IRB as needed, including the development of new measures. Implement study protocols
    • Perform and manage data collection and quality control of study data. Perform analysis and regular audits to ensure that the data collected are complete and accurate, and that the research is being conducted as outlined in the protocol.
    • Develop recruitment methods and recruit candidates into study
    • Oversee the process by which participants are recruited into the study
    • Prepare monthly reports and IRB and other related paperwork for submission
    • Follow up on IRB and study subject issues
    • Develop and implement methods to track and follow-up with study participants
    • Keep the Director apprised of the study's status and changes within the study that affect recruitment, tracking etc.
    • Make recommendations to PI and Administrator on supplies, equipment and software needed for the study
    • Oversee questionnaires for completeness and accuracy
    • Design and implement quality control procedures
    • Develop appropriate progress reports for the PI, study funding agency and the IRB
    • Assist PI with preparation of grant proposals (new and competing renewals)
    • Assist PI in communication of study requirements to all individuals involved in the study
    • Assists PI to ensure that all key personnel in the research project have met training requirements
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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 develop and monitor project budgets

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Bachelor’s degree plus 2-3 years relevant experience is required.

     

    Skills and Competencies – Describe the critical skills and proficiencies necessary to succeed in this position (e.g., technical skills, communication / writing skills, etc).

    • Speaks clearly and expresses self well in one-on-one conversations and groups
    • Develops effective written communications and uses them appropriately
    • Interacts and proactively shares information with internal and external contacts where appropriate
    • Develops effective relationships with the PI, the patients, peers, students and employees
    • Assumes responsibility to ensure issues/concerns will be addressed and monitors them through conclusion
    • Identifies, defines and analyzes information and situations before recommending a course of action
    • Effectively manages own time and resources
    • Seeks to apply technology and innovation to improve efficiency and solve problems

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