Research Coordinator

Job ID
2020-12667
Campus
Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
Posting Date
3 months ago(3/3/2020 2:02 PM)
Employee Classification
Exempt
Department
Pediatrics
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with Principal Investigator and Program Manager to refine and finalize research protocol(s), draft study questionnaires and data collection tools;
  • Supervise participant recruitment, tracking, and follow-up;
  • Oversee adherence to research protocols in obtaining consent, sample collection and testing, data collection and management and participant confidentiality;
  • Assist the Program Manager with development of REDCap databases;
  • 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;
  • Work with the research team to monitor budgets, expenses and contracts;
  • Maintain records of study incentives, subject honoraria, and travel reimbursements; facilitate other study-related financial transactions;
  • Train, coordinate and oversee project personnel;
  • Develop and manage IRB approval process;
  • Provide regular data reports to investigator and assist with preparation of annual reports;
  • Assist Investigators in writing, preparing and submitting grant applications;
  • 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 plus 5-7 years of related experience is required.
  • 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)
  • Speaks clearly and expresses self well in one-on-one conversations and groups.
  • 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.
  • Identifies, defines and analyzes information and situations before recommending a course of action.
  • Effectively manages own time and resources.
  • Seeks to apply technology and innovation to improve efficiency and solve problems.
  • Can be relied upon to ensure that activities within areas of specific responsibility are completed in a timely manner and within budget.

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.

 

We have also been recognized by Forbes as one of the country's best midsize employers in 2019. Forbes ranked Einstein in the top overall nationally among midsize employers. Einstein ranked 3rd within the education category in New York State and 9th nationally among all midsize education employers.

 

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.

 

The Research Coordinator / Assistant Project Manager will join an NIH-funded, high profile clinical research study focused on pilot newborn screening for rare disorders. In this important role, you will assist the research team with development and implementation of study protocols, oversight of study personnel and participant recruitment. Primary responsibilities will be to assist the program manager with administrative and organizational operations, ELSI development and recruitment, and development of effective communication strategies for the NYScreenPlus study. This includes assisting with the preparation and management of institutional review documents (e.g., Institutional review board, grants and contracts office). They will also work closely with research team to analyze data, develop research work flow policies and procedures.

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