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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Research Coordinator.
The Research Coordinator will coordinate recruitment of study participants and oversight over all study visits in GenerationNYC 2035* to understand early life environmental impacts on child health and development.
*NYU Childrens Environmental Health Study (NYU CHES). NYU CHES is a newly launched pregnancy cohort supported by NYU School of Medicine (NYUSoM).The study is grounded upon a decade-long history of successful observational and intervention studies recruiting pregnant women in NYUSoM affiliate. Beginning in the first trimester of pregnancy, NYU CHES is recruiting and enrolling 1000 women from diverse populations served at NYU Tisch, Bellevue, and NYU Lutheran. GenerationNYC 2035 is the NYU CHES pediatric follow-up phase.
Monitor performance of investigational sites for the study which includes screening potential patients/subjects for eligibility to the study by providing basic explanation of the study, educating them about the study including the possible risks/benefits, procedural details and significance of the study and schedule the initial visits. This includes researching and gathering information from the medical record and/or physician referral.
Assists with interviewing study subjects, answers study related questions posed via e-mail or phone calls from potential participants and/or the general public, maintains information regarding interested study participants and subjects who decline to participate using specialized software.
Develop and maintain study documents. Manage the preparation of clinical protocols, amendments, informed consent forms, study guides, case report forms, and any other clinical research related documents
Administers electronic health information questionnaires to consented study participants, responsible for storage, back up and transfer of data from these questionnaires to a central database. Responsible for accuracy of data entry from paper forms and storage of these forms. Train and monitor study sites in correct collection, processing and shipping of bio specimens to central repository.
Prepare study progress reports and present information on a weekly basis to the PI and research staff.
Assist in coordination of weekly staff schedules and supervise study research staff.
Assists with the production of patient education material, research newsletters, development of web content and online project communication.
Oversee the submission of necessary documents required by the NYU Institutional Board (IRB) Secures accurate signatures and forwards documents and/or forms to appropriate destination. Ensures the accurate execution of research protocols in accordance with Good Clinical Practices, HIPAA
Evening and weekend hours and some travel require
To qualify you must have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in science or health related field plus 2-4 years of related experience in a health care, research, or educational environment is required.
Strong interpersonal and communications skills, including written and verbal skills
Ability to prioritize work, operate under tight deadlines, and meet deadlines
Excellent organizational skills, accuracy and attention to detail; ability to operate independently and with good judgment
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of... only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.NYULMC.org.