Advertised Summary Job Description: Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) is seeking a Research Coordinator for a minimum of one year to lead clinical studies being conducted in PEM. Reporting to the Research Manager and under supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI) of the study, the Research Coordinator will work closely with the PI to organize and conduct all aspects of the clinical research project.
The Research Coordinator will complete study procedures in adherence with assigned study protocols and manuals of operation and in accordance with clinical research principles. The specific tasks will include:
- Organization of the start-up of studies, including preparation and submission of protocols to the IRB and training of study personnel - Maintenance and organization of project documentation and records, and preparation and submission of protocol renewals - Organization of study meetings and study-related processes - Ensuring compliance with the University's required certifications in Human Research Protection and HIPAA regulations. - Conferring with study patients to explain the purpose of the research study and diagnostic procedures - Completion of patient follow-up, as appropriate - Collection of pertinent information and data from subject charts and records, subject interviews, and other sources - Completion of case report forms (CRFs), including review of CRFs to ensure completeness - Maintenance of Essential Documents Binders and regulatory documents - Communicating regularly with the research team and responding to all correspondences in a timely manner - Performance of training and Quality Assurance/Quality Control tasks - Other related duties as necessary - Some evening shifts may be required
General Minimum Qualifications: Qualifications:
Requires a Bachelor's degree or higher or equivalent in education, training, and experience in a health science discipline, such as biochemistry, anatomy, pathology, nursing, medical technology, public health, research administration, or equivalent, plus two years of related experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: The position will require strong organizational skills and attention to detail as well as the ability to demonstrate good judgement under pressure, undertake multiple tasks simultaneously, and prioritize goals. The ideal candidate will be motivated, proactive, demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills, and be able to interact productively with all levels of staff. One year of related experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience with IRB Prior involvement in the coordination and implementation of research projects Fluency in Spanish
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_171696
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