• Study Coordinator

    Posting Date 5 days ago(11/8/2018 1:01 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-11524
    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 

     

    Position

    The candidate will work with researchers in the Preventive Intervention Research Center for Child Health (PIRC) at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. The PIRC was started in 1983 with funding from the National Institute of Mental Health. The Center focused first on developing and testing interventions to prevent mental health problems in children and youth with chronic health conditions.  Since then, our Center has worked on child health policy, adolescent mental health, and preventing HIV/STI risk behavior. Today, our mission is to conduct nationally recognized community based intervention and pre-intervention research to enhance the health and mental health of children and adults, particularly in the Bronx. The candidate will assist the Director on several prevention focused programs that focus on HIV prevention (PrEP) for high risk individuals.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Work with PI to develop study protocols and protocol amendments for the IRB as needed, including the development of new measures.
    • Manage 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.
    • Develop appropriate progress reports for the PI, study funding agency and the IRB.
    • Assist PI with preparation of grant proposals (new and competing renewals).
    • Arrange meetings of study partners, develop meeting agendas, and facilitate meetings.
    • Conduct qualitative in-depth interviews with adolescents, patients and providers, oversee codebook development, code qualitative interviews and assist with analysis.
    • Work with staff and providers at multiple health care sites to assure implementation of interventions and collection of survey data.
    • 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. Train staff and interns to collect and enter data appropriately.
    • 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 academic meetings and community events. Act as a liaison to project partners to discuss new procedures that could be implemented.
    • Determine staffing needs to ensure efficient and appropriate coverage, and recommend appropriate changes to staffing patterns as needed. Manage staff performance and valuate the quality of work providing timely and corrective feedback as needed.
    • Recruit, acclimate, and supervise undergraduate and graduate student research interns.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor’s Degree and 3-5 years of related experience.
    • Master’s Degree strongly preferred.
    • Clinical trials certification by SOCRA 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 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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