• Study Coordinator

    Posting Date 4 weeks ago(7/20/2018 10:09 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-11305
    Campus
    Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
    Employee Classification
    Exempt
    Department
    Medicine - Gastroenterology & Liver Disease
    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.

     

    Coordinates, implements and evaluates clinical research studies to ensure compliance with protocols and overall clinical objectives. Prepares IRB applications and progress reports, maintains records on enrollment and study activities, and performs specific protocol procedures. Supervises the activities of a designated clinical function to ensure the delivery of quality patient care and compliance with regulatory requirements and accrediting agencies. Schedules, assigns and monitors the work of clinical staff.

    Performs activities in accordance with established policies and procedures related to clinical research study protocols, including but not limited to: answering phone calls, administering lifestyle questionnaires.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    Coordinates, implements and evaluates clinical research studies to ensure compliance with protocols and overall clinical objectives. Prepares IRB applications and progress reports, maintains records on enrollment and study activities, and performs specific protocol procedures. Supervises the activities of a designated clinical function to ensure the delivery of quality patient care and compliance with regulatory requirements and accrediting agencies. Schedules, assigns and monitors the work of clinical staff.

     

    Performs activities in accordance with established policies and procedures related to clinical research study protocols, including but not limited to: answering phone calls, administering lifestyle questionnaires.

    Interact with patient/subject and families in a courteous and professional manner. 

    Be consistent and regularly follow through with your patient/subjects reminding them of visits and compliance. 

    Extend this courteous and professional manner to staff within the School of Medicine and the Medical Center staff. 

    Be cooperative at all times.

    Ensure that standard steps regarding patient registration, eligibility criteria, follow-up, and required documentation is consistently followed.

    Coordinate and oversee/audit quality of data entry for databases and act as resource to trouble shoot problems with database and software. 

    Utilize the appropriate methodologies to collect patient information for the research project(s).  This may include abstraction of data from the patient chart (e.g., laboratory or diagnostic test results,  surgical/radiation treatments delivered, adverse drug reactions, etc); abstraction of data for publications, or data collection from outside physicians’ offices. 

    Use tools to facilitate data collection (e.g. calendars, schedules, tracking logs, etc). 

    Enter data into the database or case report forms ensuring data entered is correct and consistent with the source document.

    Compile data and assist in consolidating/analyzing data for presentation to sponsoring and regulatory agencies. 

    Provide reports to all necessary parties (e.g., the principal investigator, sponsoring agency, etc.) on the progress of the study as needed. 

    Recommend changes/additions to established data fields. 

    Maintenance of computerized records. Record, update, edit and maintain confidential information onto paperwork and web-based forms.

    Assist in the creation/maintenance of database.

    Maintain accurate subject charts, case reports forms, enrollment logs, and hospital records form patient screening through follow up.

    Submission of IRB materials for approved subject study reimbursement according to standard operations. Assists in the preparation of materials, submissions and renewals to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) or IACUC.

    Assists faculty in the preparation of grant submissions and associated documentation, which may include just-in-time documents, progress reports, routing forms, abstracts and manuscripts.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Bachelor's Degree and 2-3 years of experience in medical or public health research is required;  Previous research experience or programmatic experience is highly preferred. Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects while working as part of a geographically disbursed team. Strong computer skills, including MS Excel. MS Access and SAS are preferred. Knowledge of biostatistics, epidemiology and study design.Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) Certification is preferred. 

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