• Study Coordinator

    Posting Date 3 weeks ago(7/23/2018 12:10 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-11310
    Campus
    Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
    Employee Classification
    Exempt
    Department
    Epidemiology and Population Health
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • ABOUT US

    The Study Coordinator will support a National Institute on Aging (NIA) study:  Multicultural Healthy Diet to Reduce Cognitive Decline & Alzheimer’s Disease Risk (MHD). MHD is a randomized clinical trial that is designed to test the impact of an anti-inflammatory dietary pattern on reducing risks for cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s Disease. This is a state-of–the-art study that uses ambulatory measures of cognitive and diet assessment along with objective measures such as biomarkers in a Bronx cohort of middle-aged and older residents.

     

    The Study Coordinator-Assessment will be responsible for performing the day-to-day activities on site at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He or she will be responsible for implementing assessment aspects of the study, managing day-to-day research related activities including, but not limited to, neurocognitive assessment in both in-clinic and ambulatory modalities.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    Duties include:

    • Oversee tasks primarily related to assessment such as performing informed consent and administering questionnaires.
    • Train participants to use the study materials/equipment.
    • Score and enter appropriate data into the relational database.
    • Oversee scheduling of participant visits across the various components of the study protocol.
    • Amend study protocols as needed. These relate to questionnaires, forms, and Manual of Operations.
    • Collaborate in preparing reports related to IRB, and other related paperwork as needed.
    • Maintain a tracking data base to track assessment activities of participants.
    • Coordinate and supervise collection of materials.
    • Supervise non-managerial staff, e.g., interns.
    • Collaborate in the collection of data for abstract, manuscript or grant submission.
    • Perform other duties as required and/or requested.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Experience and Education

    • Bachelor’s Degree is required
    • 1-2 years of related experience
    • Major in health-related field such as health psychology preferred.
    • Experience with software programs such as Excel, SAS, STATA, or SPSS preferred

     

    Skills and Competencies

    • Excellent organizational, oral, written and analytical communications skills; strong database management and clear understanding of research databases
    • Strong project management skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Windows
    • Flexible schedule is required to meet the needs of the participants, including working week-ends 1-2 Saturdays/month if needed.
    • Ability to multi-task and work independently with minimal supervision

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