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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Research Project Manager.
The Research Project Manager is a member of the project team for an initiative of the Department of Population Health: CHORD, a high-quality randomized trial to assess and build an evidence base for the Community Health Worker model in two of New York City's largest safety net institutions, funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. The Research Coordinator works closely with NYU staff and faculty and interacts regularly with various external partners, including New York City Health + Hospitals/Bellevue and the VA New York Harbor Health Care System. The Research Coordinator must be personable, professional and flexible and display independence and initiative. He or she must have the ability to work collaboratively with diverse individuals, teams and populations both internally and externally.
1. CHW supervision- Supervises 5 CHWs. Leads weekly CHW case review meetings and biweekly individual CHW check ins. Troubleshoots issues that CHWs encounter and services as liaison between CHWs and Research Team
2. CHW Training- Assists in developing and delivering CHW training material. Supports study staff during CHW training sessions, which include mock patient encounters, followed by constructive feedback. Seeks training opportunities for CHWs for professional development.
3. Intervention Development- Reviews study protocols, updates as needed. Helps develop and maintain intervention toolkit materials, which may include a study website that serves as a resource repository for CHWs and patients. Works with clinical staff, clinical support staff, and CHWs to aid in successful study implementation by troubleshooting problems and notifying appropriate study team members when issues need higher attention.
4. Reporting/IRB- Reviews status/progress reports to funding agency, which may include moderate analysis of findings. Outlines agenda, plans and prepares presentations, and composes a variety of memos and letters. Reviews, edits, and obtains appropriate approvals. Responds to routine correspondences and refers non routing items to the appropriate party. Follows protocols as defined by the grant and Medical Center's policies and procedures. Completes and submits IRB applications to NYULMC and study sites IRB offices. Coordinates IRB modifications with Research Coordinator and maintains IRB records associated with study. Makes sure all reporting deadlines are met.
5. Data Management- Reviews and oversees data collection in REDCap to ensure data fidelity. Ensures all data is input and appropriately merged systematically. Provides REDCap trainings as necessary.
6. Data Collection- Ensures data entered into reporting system is documented correctly and accurately. Assists in data collection efforts, which take place before, during and after study intervention. Data collection includes surveys, interviews, and electronic health record (EHR) data. Study respondents include clinical staff, clinical support staff, and patients. Addresses concerns from data respondents and responds to requests for information. Ensures research drives and study information is saved and organized
7. Budget- Monitors the study budget. Analyzes financial information to ensure all operations are within budgets and confirms study meets budget submission deadlines.
8. MyTime- Review and approve time and attendance of research staff. Correctly enter/ edit timesheets when research staff are unable to clock in/out (ie. out in the field or at trainings opportunities) Approves timesheets biweekly for payroll, vacation and inputs sick days.
9. Communication- Communicate with clinical staff, clinical support staff, referral organizations (DPP/YMCA, hospital-based programs). Sends hospital specific newsletter to PCPs, PCP progress notes/ patient questions. Send study updates to partners, as necessary.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Bachelor's degree in life sciences, allied health or equivalent in a related discipline and 0-1 years' experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Must be able to work under the direction of supervision. Proficiency in using various Microsoft Office applications such as World, Excel, Access, Power Point and Outlook. Familiar with Internet applications. Strong attention to detail and planning skills required. Ability to identify, analyze and solve problems. Time management skills and ability to work well under pressure.
Preferred Qualifications: Masters degree in public health or related field with 1-2 years of work experience preferred Statistical programming skills, preferably R
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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