• Study Coordinator

    Posting Date 6 days ago(8/8/2018 1:45 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-11364
    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 Study Coordinator manages research project activities, while ensuring the quality and integrity of data collection. The Study 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

    • Work with the study Principal Investigators to develop the study protocol and protocol amendments for the IRB as needed.
    • Assist in drafting reports related to the project.
    • Arrange meetings with study site medical directors and nursing staff, develop meeting agendas, PowerPoint presentations and facilitate meetings.
    • Conduct literature searches and write literature reviews.
    • Help to expand educational content within the ASTHMAXcel mobile application, and maintain communication with the project’s software programmer.
    • Help to conduct patient focus groups and analyze responses.
    • Assist with the preparation of conference abstracts, oral presentations and poster presentations and participate in the development of manuscripts for publication.
    • Track participants throughout the study and help manage the tracking database.
    • Enter study-related data, check data for accuracy, and assist with data analyses (maintain regular communication with the project’s statistician).
    • Maintain regular communication with clinic staff at the study sites to ensure that our program is being developed and evaluated efficiently, and meeting the needs of the office staff without disrupting flow in the busy offices.
    • Meet regularly with the study Principal Investigator to review the study’s progress.
    • Review work product to ensure study protocol is followed as written and approved by the Montefiore-Einstein IRB.
    • Assist with oversight of student research assistants and volunteers.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor's Degree. 
    • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and have the ability to apply technology to resolve problems.
    • Outstanding judgment, initiative, and attention to detail are essential.
    • Can be relied upon to ensure that activities within areas of specific responsibility are completed in a timely manner and within budget
    • Outline project goals and timelines and reviews progress at defined intervals.
    • Ability to work well in a team setting and independently is essential.

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