Advertised Summary Job Description: This is a research funded position.
The Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center seeks to hire a skilled individual to work as a Clinical Research Coordinator for a clinical database in the Database Shared Resource for new patients seen at the Cancer Center. The overall objective of this study is to obtain informed consent to access medical records and archived biospecimens, collect additional biospecimens (i.e., blood, saliva), and administer study questionnaires to be used for future research purposes. New patients will be approached in the outpatient clinics and inpatient setting.
This includes review of research protocols and determination data management requirement for each patient enrolled; assisting Principal Investigators in drafting budgets and submitting studies review process and initiation, interacts with the regulatory office to maintain regulatory documents and administrative files for each protocol. Research coordination includes working with the research nurse, treating physicians, and Principal Investigators to confirm that each patient meets eligibility criteria specified for protocols and enrollment into the study. Both patient and regulatory research records will be maintained. This involves working in conjunction with the study team to gather all required data and relevant clinical information. It will be necessary work with various departments, physicians and labs, including outside hospitals, to ensure accuracy and timely retrieval of data. The incumbent will support the day-to-day recruitment of subjects for this study , which include but are not limited to: participating in weekly meetings of two shared resources of the cancer center, data collection, and maintaining screening and recruitment logs, (3) obtaining in-person informed consent, collecting biospecimens (i.e., blood, saliva) and transporting them to designated laboratories for processing and storage, assessing and reporting barriers to recruitment, providing translation of study documents (depending on level of translation abilities ). S/he will perform other related duties as assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education, training and experience, plus two years of related experience. Related experience in clinical research preferred. The position requires excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills, attention to detail and the ability to work independently. Proficiency in Microsoft Office required. Phlebotomy skills preferred. Bilingual in English/Spanish.
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Preferred Qualifications: Experience in a clinical research setting is preferred
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