• Study Coordinator

    Posting Date 3 months ago(7/18/2018 5:34 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-11302
    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

     

    The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology and Oncology, is actively looking for a Study Coordinator to support ongoing research activities, focused on children blood diseases.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, the Study Coordinator will coordinate and oversee all activities of ongoing clinical research project, focusing on children blood diseases. As the study coordinator, responsibilities include oversight of  additional institutional sites for maintenance of all study files ; analysis of data, preparation of IRB applications and all other required regulatory documents; oversight of subject recruitment, retention and follow-up;  recruitment, training and oversight of volunteer research assistants and student interns; and other protocol-related activities.Participation in weekly multi-disciplinary team meeting required.

     

    TASKS:

    • Work with Principal Investigator to refine and finalize research protocols, draft study questionnaires and data collection tools;
    • Develop and manage IRB approval process;
    • Coordinate data safety monitoring and produce quarterly reports;
    • Oversee adherence to research protocols in obtaining informed consent, blood drawing and testing, data collection and management and participant confidentiality;
    • Provide regular data reports to investigator
    • Work closely with investigator to insure that project adheres to the protocol and that clean data is available for data analysis;
    • Partner with departmental IT resources in the development of databases; data coding manuals and data entry guidelines.
    • 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.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

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

    1. Clinical trials certification by SOCRA preferred.

    The preferred candidate has clinical research experience as well as experience working in a hospital setting and experience with persons with medical illness.  Computer and data entry knowledge required, including Microsoft Office Suite, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.  Knowledge of Statistical software programs preferred such as SAS and SPSS.  Excellent communication and coordinating skills necessary.  Ability to work independently.  Experience with Pediatric patients preferred. Computer skills, basic clinical devices required to complete the study, excellent writing skills, excellent organizational skills.

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