Advertised Summary Job Description: The Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research seeks a Project Coordinator to join the newly formed team of recruiters to clinical research. Working under the direction of the Senior Program Manager and co-Directors, the Project Coordinator will play a key role in the interface of patients, physicians, and researchers.
The Project Coordinator will assist with the wide variety of research projects implemented in the Irving Institute in a variety of settings including dedicated research space, medical offices, or outside of the Medical Center. Specific duties will include involvement in participant screening, recruitment and tracking, data and biospecimen collection (including blood, urine, or saliva), data entry, and maintenance of study files and databases. The Project Coordinator will be tasked with maintaining adherence to written protocols and regulatory requirements.
We are looking for someone who can establish good rapport with children and families as well as the clinical, research, and administrative teams. The ideal candidate will show a demonstrated ability to multi-task, operate efficiently, learn and adapt quickly. Flexible schedule with evening and weekend availability is required, as well as an ability to work across the Medical Center campus and travel within NYC. Candidates should have phlebotomy training, or be willing to complete training during the first three months of employment.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education, training and experience, plus two years of related experience.
The candidate selected for this position is required to undergo a background check prior to a final offer of employment being made
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Flexible schedule with evening and weekend availability Ability to travel across the Medical Center campus and within NYC Phlebotomy trained or willingness to obtain training
Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual in English and Spanish Demonstrated ability to take initiative and able to work independently with minimal supervision High level of attention to detail Ability to work with a wide range of constituencies, and exercise tact and discretion when interacting with faculty, administrators and students Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
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