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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Research Data Associate.
In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for providing direct data and/or clinical research in support of clinical trials, studies and general research under direct supervision. Works with School of Medicine and Medical Center staff and departments, including Directors, Managers, Clinical Information Systems, Research Nursing and Regulatory Services; may also interfaces with patients and their families.
Recognizes and identifies problems, appropriately escalate issues to supervisor as needed. Utilizes available resources and established procedures in order to rectify problems, communicates all changes.
Initiates and continues regular contact with patients; encourages visit reminders and compliance to research; ensures contact with patients and their families is courteous, effective, professional and cooperative.
Ensures that information in computer database is accurate, entered and maintained on a timely basis. Reviews data to be entered, edits obvious errors and obtains missing information. Prepares requested data and numbers thoroughly and accurately for statistical analyses and required reporting. Maintains copies of all required on-going documentation and forms for the files.
Completes paperwork and forms in a neat, accurate, timely manner and ensure subsequent data collection as required. Inputs clinical and non-clinical data into the database and or case report forms; ensures data entered is correct and consistent with the source document and completed in a timely and organized manner. Utilizes appropriate sources, gathers and compiles data, statistics and other materials as needed. Completes report forms and records following set protocol from the beginning of a research/study through the end. Responds to requests in a timely manner, gives and receives correct information, encourages required dialog and follow through. Record IRB approved subject study reimbursements according to standard operating procedures.
Reviews data with supervisor and then provides reports to all parties (e.g., data and safety monitoring committee, the principal investigator, sponsoring agency, etc.) on the progress of the study. Compiles data and assists in consolidating and analyzing data for presentation to sponsoring and regulatory agencies.
Demonstrates knowledge of and follows proper clinical study processes within current policies and procedures. Ensures protocol compliance, that is, that standard steps regarding eligibility criteria, follow-up, and required documentation is consistently followed in the time frame specified. Utilizes the necessary tools to ensure protocol compliance to conduct direct data research. Utilize available resources and established procedures to identify problems for quick resolution.
Utilizes established methodologies to collect patient information for the research project(s). Formats and uses tools to facilitate data collection (e.g., calendars, schedules, tracking logs, etc). Maintain complete, accurate subject charts, case report forms, enrollment logs, and hospital records.
May complete assessments on study subjects/patients per protocol (with proper training); continue to follow-through with items and patients as part of research study. May (if proper training has occurred) draw patients/subjects blood, perform EKG, and or take vital signs. Attends appropriate trainings in the proper handling and collection of biological substances and the packaging and shipment of samples as well as required IRB and HIPAA tutorial.
Works with departments, labs, other personnel and areas as needed, to ensure the timely transfer of items and biological materials: study drugs; histology slides; serum, urine, blood samples, etc., using appropriate precautions at all times.
Thorough knowledge of research study, study rationale, study subject, and clinical procedures associated with the study. Aware of study regulatory status and keep an up to date copy of regulatory documents. Recruitment capabilities and the screening of potential patients/subjects for eligibility to the study. Assist with the informed consent process. Conduct study visits, obtain and document information within the time frame specified. Interact with patient/subject and families in a courteous and professional manner. Collaborate with various personnel that may be involved in assisting with specific aspects in the study.
To qualify you must have an Associates degree plus one year related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Computer literate with good interpersonal, writing and verbal communication skills.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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NYU School of Medicine 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, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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