• Research Coordinator

    Posting Date 1 week ago(8/6/2018 5:08 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-11362
    Campus
    Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
    Employee Classification
    Exempt
    Department
    Medicine - Allergy
    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 Research Coordinator coordinates all aspects of the research projects with the study team, while ensuring the quality and integrity of data collection. The Research Coordinator will help with the study: Adapting, Scaling, and Spreading an Algorithmic Asthma Mobile Intervention to Promote Patient-Reported Outcomes within Primary Care Settings. This study is funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality for 3 years.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Manage the day-to-day operations of the research project with investigators, consultants, data managers, study coordinators, etc
    • Coordinate all aspects of the research projects with the study team
    • Hire, train, and supervise study coordinators, student researchers, and volunteer staff.
    • Work with the Principal Investigator (PI) to develop and update study protocols
    • Manage all Institutional Review Board (IRB)-related activities
    • Create regular (monthly/quarterly/yearly) reports for the IRB, funders (AHRQ, NIH, others), and PI
    • Work with the PI to develop recruitment strategies and manage tracking database
    • Securely manage and maintain study data
    • Perform regular audits to ensure that collected data are complete and accurate, and research protocols are being followed.
    • Assist in data analysis, drafting reports, preparing conference abstracts and presentations related to the project (e.g. posters, PowerPoint presentations), and manuscript preparation
    • Maintain records of study incentives, subject honoraria, and travel reimbursements; facilitate other study-related financial transactions.
    • Supervise, coordinate, and conduct data collection, data entry, and data management
    • Lead weekly project meetings
    • Supervise participant recruitment, tracking, and follow-up
    • Collaborate with Division Administrative staff to ensure execution of program budgets, subcontracts, consultant contracts, and grant proposal submissions.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Clinical Epidemiology, or a related field. Master's degree preferred. 
    • At least 3-5 years of experience managing research projects and staff
    • At least 3-5 years of experience collecting data for research (e.g. recruitment, collecting interviews, extracting medical records, literature searches, and data analysis)
    • At least 2 years of experience working with a similar study population
    • Ability to work well in a team setting and independently is essential, and must possess excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
    • Flexibility and willingness to work evenings and weekends is necessary

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