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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Associate Research Coordinator.
The Associate Research Coordinator will work on a large, multi-site study being conducted by a health services research team that focuses on prostate cancer. The Associate Research Coordinator will work at NYU SOM and the Manhattan VA. S/he will be responsible for data collection, management, and analysis; study regulation, including IRB submissions and management; and maintaining communication among team members.
- Demonstrates knowledge of the organizations Core Values and incorporates them into the performance of duties.
- Data Management Responsible for collecting and auditing patient information for the research project(s). This may include collection and storage of biological samples, abstraction of data from the patient chart (e.g., laboratory or diagnostic test results, surgical/radiation treatments delivered, adverse drug reactions, etc.); abstraction of data for publications, or data collection from outside physicians offices. Audits and manages data from and into the database. Prepares forms and reports, compiles and analyses data, statistics, and other materials for reports. Conducts study visits, obtains and documents information within the time frame specified.
- Reporting and Analysis Researches, compiles and consolidates data and conducts preliminary analyses to data collected for presentation to the study team and to sponsoring and regulatory agencies. Provides reports to all necessary parties (e.g., the principal investigator, sponsoring agency, etc.) on the progress of the study as needed. Formulates, prepares database and generates preliminary measurement reports for review by PI. May complete assessments on study subjects/patients following protocol (with proper training); continues to follow-through with items and patients as part of the research study.
- Human Subjects Research As applicable, oversee the submission of necessary documents required by the NYU and/or VA Institutional Review Board (IRB), NYU Office of Clinical Trials and any other appropriate parties in order to obtain approval to conduct human subjects research (e.g., ensures the update and submission of necessary documents and/or forms to appropriate destination). Might prepare, audit and submit monthly enrollment statistics to the Office of Clinical Trials, and provides other information in timely manner, as necessary.
- Study Regulations Aware of study regulatory status and keeps an up to date copy of regulatory documents. Assists with the informed consent process and ensures that the patient/subject fully understands what is required of them throughout the study. Follows through regularly with the patient/subjects reminding them of visits and compliance. May monitor any outward effects or issues regarding patient/subject safety and report this to the Principal Investigator and other relevant stakeholders.
- Continuous Learning - Position requires ongoing continuing education in all areas of research development (training programs are provided through the SOM). Promotes own professional growth and development in research role and maintains current expertise in area of practice. Maintains annual requirement of 10 CEUs in continuing research education; employee must demonstrate proof of ongoing research education. Serves as a resource to peers and works collaboratively with other disciplines within the area of expertise.
- Decision Making and Problem Solving Combines and evaluates information and data to make decisions about relative importance of information and chooses the best solution to solve problems. Resolves complex situations and refers non solved issues and questions with recommendation to supervisor.
- Other Participates in special projects and performs other duties as required.
- To qualify you must have a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field is required.
- At least 1 year of research-related and/or statistical analysis experience, that included responsibilities such as data management, IRB submissions; implementing study protocols; conducting informed consent; meeting management.
- An interest in health services research is required.
- Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint and have the ability to apply technology to resolve problems.
- The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, outstanding judgment, initiative, and attention to detail.
- S/he should be able to manage competing priorities and work independently.
- Experience using statistical (e.g. SPSS, SAS, etc.) software is highly desirable.
- Knowledge of basic medical terminology is preferred.
- Experience working in an Academic Medical Center preferred.
- Experience working with REDCap.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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