Advertised Summary Job Description: The Department of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University has immediate opening for a part-time bilingual (English/Spanish) Research Coordinator. The desired candidate should have a strong background in patient recruitment and enrollment to assist in a randomized controlled trial that is part of a federally-funded research project evaluating patient engagement in the inpatient care setting. The candidate will work closely with the Research Coordinator and the rest of the study team to ensure the effective completion of the research study.
The candidate will report directly to the Principal Investigator of this study. The candidate will support the day-to-day operations of the study, which include but are not limited to: (1) recruitment activities; screening and recruiting of eligible participants in the study, (2) organizing and participating in weekly research meetings, (3) communicating with development team, programmers, recruiters, and key stakeholders to assess study needs and translate into project implementation (4) submitting and maintaining regulatory documents for IRB approval, (5) collecting data for tracking and evaluation activities and coordinating data management/analysis. S/he will perform other related duties as assigned.
The candidate must be willing to work evenings and weekends if necessary.
This is a grant-funded position and will end with the conclusion of the grant (5/31/2017).
Columbia University's Department of Biomedical Informatics is internationally recognized as one of the best programs of its kind. Our mission is to improve health for society by focusing on discovery and impact: we develop new informatics methods, enrich the biomedical knowledge base, and enhance the health of the population. Employees of the department are friendly, dedicated, and resourceful, who thrive in the dynamic, fast-changing world of health information technology.
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in health sciences plus three (3) years of experience. Must have experience working in healthcare organizations. S/he must be willing to work flexible hours, evenings and weekends.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: The incumbent interacts with members of the team, including working under the direction of Principal Investigator.
Attention to detail and responsive to deadlines.
Must be bi-lingual (English/Spanish).
The candidate must also be proficient with various office software including MS Office Software, search engines, and literary databases. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and get along with fellow staff.
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.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.