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At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.
The Pediatric Oncology Experimental Therapeutics Investigators Consortium (POETIC) at MSK promotes the early clinical development of promising therapies for the treatment of children, adolescents and young adults with cancer and related disorders. POETIC is composed of ten large academic medical centers in North America with a major emphasis on comprehensive cancer care and research that provide the collaborative and research strength needed to complete intensive phase I and II studies (http://www.poeticphase1.org).
We are seeking a Research Project Coordinator(RPC) to join our growing team in POETIC.
As an integral member of the POETIC research team and in compliance with all regulatory, institutional, and departmental requirements, responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following:
- Work closely with the POETIC Data Coordinating Center and Consortium staff to oversee data quality and clinical trial coordination.
- Manage biologic sample collection, assist with tracking site data compliance, and protocol development.
- Perform data analysis and quality control for research projects, databases, and research protocols within POETIC.
- Participate in special projects and task forces as determined by management.
- Work with POETIC Consortium members to facilitate clinical trial activities at their sites.
- Utilize appropriate methodologies to collect patient/human subject information for a research project, database, and/or protocol.
- Generate reports to all necessary parties on the progress of the research project, database, or protocol, as needed.
- Assist in managing departmental data. Communicates with staff at all levels (principal investigators, clinical and research support staff).
- Perform regular audits to ensure that the data collected is complete and accurate and to ensure that the research project was carried out as outlined.
- Assist in retrospective protocol development, management, and regulatory compliance.
- Ensure that all appropriate Institutional, State, and Federal regulations are followed throughout the course of a research project, database, or protocol. Ensures that research protocols are approved by the Institutional Review Board and followed as written.
- Ensure that workflow is controlled and meets departmental needs. Manages ongoing departmental projects and creates processes to ensure that goals are met.
- Participate or coordinates on both interdepartmental and intradepartmental organization-wide research projects as requested.
- Provide leadership, organizational, creative, or clerical support to established and new research initiatives.
- At least 3 years of relevant (clinical research) experience (2 year with Masters), or as determined by hiring manager.
- A minimum of a High School Diploma with at least 3 – 4 years MSKCC clinical research experience.
- A Masters degree is preferred.
- Must be able to work independently, be flexible, and meet tight deadlines.
- Experience in clinical research and/or other applicable research investigation. Relevant graduate work would be considered in lieu of minimum experience.
- Microsoft applications, database knowledge a plus.
- Experience with managing multi-center clinical trials is preferred, as is experience with Medidata Rave.
- Must have a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the regulations pertaining to human subject protection (including 21 CFR and 45 CFR 46 of the United States Code of Federal Regulations) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
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