NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class, patient-centered, integrated, academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals - Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center - plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.NYULMC.org.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as an Associate Research Coordinator.
This position will report directly to the Project Manager and the Program Director at the Coordinating Center of an NIH funded large-scale national clinical trial. This position will be part of the Coordinating Center a NIH funded large-scale national clinical trial aiming to enroll 1050 study participants in 60 centers to evaluate prolonged suppressive antiviral treatment to reduce complications of zoster/shingles of the eye. This position will work closely with the study chair in order to understand study protocol and answer clinical questions related to the protocol from study investigators and coordinators. This position will provide overall monitoring activities for the study.
Act as a clinical trial resource for research coordinators. Respond to clinical calls related to protocol questions, study eligibility, follow-up methods for missed visits, lost patients, handling SAEs, etc. Need to handle and/or refer questions about findings that may or may not meet the primary and secondary endpoints. Develop knowledge of protocol and study and know when to contact medical doctor leaders.
Assist in developing teaching tools and brochures for study participants and their families; attend training sessions and assist in training of enrolling center coordinators, coordinating center staff.
Assist with webinars and in certifying sites for enrollment by reviewing and approving all necessary documents prior to centers enrolling study participants
Review each enrolling centers individualized consent form for required elements according to the Department of Health and Human Services and Federal Drug Administration regulations, including HIPAA authorization in the US, prior to sites submitting to their IRB; send suggestions for changes to senior staff/investigators for approval.
Respond to IRB queries from enrolling center after consultation with CRA and/or PM. Oversee CTA activities related to the review of signed, dated CV and license of principal investigator and sub investigators
Review yearly IRB approvals and any modifications in consent for each enrolling center
Oversee CTA activities related to collection of signed protocol pages from each center's principal investigator
Assist in the conduct of central review and monitoring of at least 10% of the Case Report Forms and related study documents against the copies of source documents from enrolling centers to verify data recorded on CRFs
Assist in the development and implementation of corrective action plan for enrolling centers with discrepancies between source documents and CRFs
Contribute to monthly newsletter and FAQ documents
Correspond with local coordinators regarding corrective measures including poor recruitment, retention of patients, errors in CRF, or excessive edits, completion of study forms
Follow up on HelpLine contacts by enrolling centers to ensure that the site understood and implemented the HelpLine instructions
Communicate frequently with enrolling centers to assist them as needed in maintaining complete subject follow-up
Collaborate with the statistics, data management teams and enrolling centers to resolve outstanding forms and data queries; all site contacts regarding late forms or highly queried forms will be made by Coordinating Center staff using information provided by the statistics and data management teams.
Assist with yearly progress report to NIH and DSMB Meeting Preparations
Close out enrolling centers
Effective verbal and written communication skills are required. Nursing Degree, Ophthalmic technician certification, or Bachelors Degree with at least 2-3 years of experience working with patients with shingles is required. Advanced knowledge of personal computer software such as Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Access. Highly motivated with a desire to learn more about shingles of the eye.
A Masters Degree is preferred; EDC and CTMS experience desirable; Ophthalmic technician certification.
A minimum of at least 1 year clinical trial experience in an academic healthcare setting or industry setting is preferred.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Medical Center provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents. And just as our employees invest so much in us, we invest in our employees. We're pleased to have one of the most competitive compensation packages not only among New York's hospitals and healthcare institutions, but within the corporate sector as well. We begin with exceptional medical, dental, and drug coverage. We enhance this basic coverage with comprehensive wellness programs, and supplement those with retirement investment and benefits plans, and generous paid time off allowances. Add to that a very attractive tuition program, and you'll see just some of the ways that NYU Langone Medical Center demonstrates our commitment to our employees.
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NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of... only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.NYULMC.org.