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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Research Coordinator.
In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for initiating, coordinating and managing research studies conducted at the Medical Center. Assists with the recruitment, enrollment, grant submissions, research data collection and study coordination activities. Performs program monitoring and serves as liaison with internal and external funding agencies. Ensures the accurate execution of research protocols in accordance with Good Clinical Practices, HIPAA and required obligations to patient/subject, Principal Investigator, research team and the sponsor. Oversees the protocol development and facilitates financial coordination. Interfaces directly with patients/subjects, with the Principal Investigator, and with the study staff in support of the clinical trials, if applicable. Works autonomously and with limited oversight, under general supervision by the Manager.
Participates in special projects and performs other duties as required, including assisting the Manager with orientation and training of new research staff/volunteers/interns, attending Patient Management meetings, and IRB trainings and updates sessions as well as working on additional translational projects related to the leukemia program
Decision Making and Problem Solving Combines and evaluates information and data to make decisions about relative importance of information and choosing the best solution to solve problems. Resolves complex situations based on established policies and procedures and refers non solved issues and questions to the supervisor.
Recruitment - Manages the recruitment process for study/program. Screens potential patients/subjects for eligibility to the study. This may include gathering information from the medical record, physician referral, advertisement and directly scheduling a visit to evaluate the patient/subject. Reviews all the elements of the screening process with the Principal Investigator that being: inclusion/exclusion criteria, completed informed consent, documentation of the event and the patient/subject willingness to participate in the study
Sample Processing Collects, prepares, ships and/or stores biological materials using universal precautions as required.
Budget - Develops a preliminary draft budget and submit to the Manager/Division Administrator. Reviews sponsor-proposed budget for adequate coverage and recommend changes as appropriate. Assists in the preparation of funding reports to funding agencies and helps identify new potential sponsors/agents for trials and researches.
Tracking and Monitoring- Track and monitor invoices and payments related to clinical studies in conjunction with the Office of Clinical Trials.
Project Management - Oversees planning/management of study activities and of multiple projects as assigned. Reviews progress of projects and initiate appropriate actions to achieve target objectives.
Data Management Responsible for collecting and auditing patient information for the research project(s). This may include 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.
Study Regulations - Aware of study regulatory status and keep an up to date copy of regulatory documents. May assists with the informed consent process and ensure that the patient/subject fully understands what is required of them throughout the study. Interacts with patient/subject and families in a courteous and professional manner. Be consistent and regularly follow through with the patient/subjects reminding them of visits and compliance. Monitors any outward effects or issues regarding patient/subject safety and report this to the Principal Investigator, Physician and Research Nurse. Extends this courteous and professional manner to staff within the department and the Medical Center.
Reporting and Analysis Researches, compiles and consolidates data and conducts preliminary analyzes to data collected for presentation 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.
NYU Office of Clinical Trials/IRB If applicable, oversee the submission of necessary documents required by the NYU Protocol Review and Monitoring Committee (PRMC), Institutional Board (IRB) and NYU Office of Clinical Trials in order to obtain approval to conduct human subjects research. 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 and required obligations to patient/subject, Principal Investigator, research team and the sponsor. Monitors any outward effects or issues regarding patient/subject safety and reports this to the appropriate party. Might oversee the monthly enrollment statistics submission to the Office of Clinical Trials, and provides other information in timely manner, as necessary.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Bachelors degree. Minimum of two years of progressively responsible related experience including Research/program coordination or equivalent combination of education and experience, preferably in oncology, pediatric oncology and/or industry trials and within the disease areas of leukemia, sarcomas, neuro-oncology, and lymphomas.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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