• Study Coordinator

    Posting Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    2018-11379
    Campus
    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, Pediatric Quality Improvement Program, is actively looking for a study coordinator to support a research grant dedicated to investigating Pediatric Ambulatory HAI's.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    The Study Coordinator completes research data collection and other project activities, ensuring the quality and integrity of data collection and the smooth operation of the grant. May also assist Principal Investigator (PI) with the development, analysis and publication of the study. Ensures study protocol is followed as written and approved by the institution’s and the federated IRB.

    • Work with PI to develop the study protocol and protocol amendments for the IRB as needed, including the development of new measures.
    • Completes data collection, analysis and cleaning, performing regular audits to ensure that the data collected are complete and accurate, and that the research is being conducted as outlined in the protocol.
    • Completes chart reviews for all study subjects and enters data into databases.
    • Arrange meetings of study partners, develop meeting agendas, facilitate meeting, and report out post-meeting action items.
    • Facilitate the preparation of conference abstracts, oral presentations, and poster presentations, and participate in the development of manuscripts for publication.
    • 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.
    • Represent the study at internal and external meetings and events. Act as a liaison to project partners to discuss new procedures that could be implemented.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Bachelor’s Degree. 1-2 years of related experience

    • Biology/Science degree, prior research experience, and/or medical experience strongly preferred.
    • Priority given to candidates with Master’s Degrees.

     

     Skills:

    • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and especially Microsoft Excel, and have the ability to apply technology to resolve problems.
    • Must be able to abstract data from complex medical charts in an efficient and timely manner.
    • Outstanding judgment, initiative, and attention to detail are essential. Must be able manage competing priorities while supporting the PI.
    • 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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