• Study Coordinator

    Posting Date 2 weeks ago(10/29/2018 4:29 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-11521
    Campus
    Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
    Employee Classification
    Exempt
    Department
    Medicine - Endocrinology
    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 will be a member of the Diabetes Clinical Trials Unit (DCTU) team, coordinating the day-to-day needs of diabetes related studies. The coordinator will conduct study participant visits in person and/or by phone, collecting data as prescribed by the study’s protocol.   The coordinator will assure adherence to the protocol and report findings to the senior coordinator and/or clinical manager. In the absence of the senior coordinator and clinical manager, the study coordinator will report directly to the study’s Principal Investigator.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Oversee the process of conducting in person and telephone visits with study participants to evaluate the affect to the study intervention.
    • Complete data collection on study’s Case Report Forms
    • Document findings in progress notes and or source documents
    • Oversee the scheduling of study participant and that they are within designated windows as per protocol
    • Communicate any adverse events to all entities as prescribed by the study’s protocol and Einstein IRB
    • Facilitate the preparation of conference abstracts, oral presentations, and poster presentations, and participate in the development of manuscripts for publication
    • Work with the senior coordinator in the preparation of reports for local team and study sponsored meetings.
    • Attend local study group meetings and national study group meetings as required.
    • Oversee the collection and processing of laboratory specimens according to study protocol.
    • Assure the appropriate processing of laboratory specimens collected.
    • Assure that recruited study participants meet all inclusion criteria as per protocol.
    • Oversee  study recruitment as needed.
    • Arrange for participant transportation and honoraria payments as needed
    • Procure proficiency through certification for all study outcome measurements
    • Complete MIDAS training for the study’s data collection process

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor’s degree with 2-3 years of relevant experience
    • Proficiency in in Microsoft Office, including Excel and PowerPoint
    • Outstanding judgment, initiative, and attention to detail are essential. Must be able manage competing priorities while supporting more than one PI.
    • Must be able to be relied upon to ensure that activities within areas of specific responsibility are completed in a timely manner and within budgetary restrictions
    • Must be able to work well in a team setting and independently, as dictated by study priorities

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