• Research Coordinator

    Posting Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Job ID
    2018-11427
    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 Research Coordinator will manage, coordinate and oversee all activities of industry sponsored clinical trials within the Division of Pediatric Genetics. Including oversight and management of the day to day activities of the study coordinator, and needs of ancillary collaborators working on the clinical trials. The research coordinator will manage regulatory and data collection requirements for other research projects with the study team, while ensuring the quality and integrity of data collection. They will work closely with research team to analyze data, develop research work flow policies and procedures.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Manage the daily activities of the research project(s) 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 volunteers;
    • Manage all Institutional Review Board (IRB)-related activities;
    • Oversee adherence to research protocols in obtaining informed consent, blood drawing and testing, data collection and management and participant confidentiality;
    • Ensure that adverse events and protocol deviations are reported to the IRB and sponsor to defined standards;
    • Supervise participant recruitment, tracking, and follow-up;
    • Oversee 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;
    • Maintain records of study incentives, subject honoraria, and travel reimbursements; facilitate other study-related financial transactions;
    • Work with PI and research team to refine and finalize research protocols, draft study questionnaires and data collection tools;
    • Assist Investigators in writing, preparing and submitting grant applications;
    • Provide regular data reports to investigator and assist with preparation of annual reports;
    • Independently oversee all aspects of project implementation, including expense reviews, regulatory, personnel, and data management.
    • Facilitate the preparation of conference abstracts, oral presentations, and poster presentations, and participate in the development of manuscripts for publication.
    • Represent the study at internal and external academic meetings and community events. Act as a liaison to project partners to discuss new procedures that could be implemented.
    • Work with Departmental Administrator to develop and monitor trial budgets and contracts.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Clinical epidemiology, or related field is required with 5-7 years of experience.
    • Master’s degree is preferred.
    • 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.
    • Develops effective written communications and uses them appropriately.
    • Interacts and proactively shares information with internal and external contacts where appropriate.
    • Develops effective relationships with peers, students and employees.
    • Assumes responsibility to ensure issues/concerns will be addressed and monitors them through conclusion.
    • Effectively manages own time and resources.
    • Outline project goals and timelines and reviews progress at defined intervals.
    • Seeks to apply technology and innovation to improve efficiency and solve problems.’
    • Outstanding judgment, initiative, and attention to detail are essential. Must be able manage competing priorities while supporting more than one PI.
    • Can be relied upon to ensure that activities within areas of specific responsibility are completed in a timely manner and within budget

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