• Study Coordinator

    Posting Date 1 month ago(9/18/2018 10:52 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-11428
    Campus
    Einstein/Resnick - 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

    A team of researchers in the Department of Pediatric Genetics are in search for a self-motivated, highly-organized person to work under the supervision of the Program Manager and Research Coordinator on rare disease clinical research studies, including two clinical drug trials. The Study Coordinator will be responsible for management and coordination of participant recruitment, consenting, and data collection of all study activities and procedures.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Work with Principal Investigator (PI) and Research Coordinator to oversee the daily activities and needs of the clinical trials.
    • Coordinate 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.
    • Coordinate subject visits, tests and procedures with study partners, manage and facilitate visit schedules and workflows.
    • Maintain oversight of subject charts, databases, reimbursements.
    • Ensure that adverse events and protocol deviations are reported to Research Coordinator and Principal Investigator.
    • Coordinate monitoring visits, provide follow-up to monitors and research team.
    • Manage the collection of data from importable and exportable formats for rapid dissemination to PIs and sponsors.
    • Develop appropriate baseline analyses and reports for the PI, study funding agency and the IRB.
    • 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.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor’s Degree with 3-5 years of related experience.
    • Master’s Degree strongly preferred.
    • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and have the ability to apply technology to resolve problems.
    • Must demonstrate proven knowledge of SPSS, SAS, or other statistical software and ability to perform data analysis.
    • 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.
    • 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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