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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Research Coordinator.
The Research Coordinator (RC) will work collaboratively with the Assistant Director and the Principal Investigator on clinical and behavioral research in the Department of Psychiatry. The RC will work with the research team to initiate and coordinate research activities in the most optimal fashion. S/he will ensure the accurate execution of research protocols in accordance with Good Clinical Practice, HIPAA, institutional policy, and required obligations to the subjects, Principal Investigator, research team, and sponsor(s).
The RC will provide project coordination of regulatory activities and quality assurance. S/he will have direct interface with the study participants, Sr. Research Coordinator, Assistant Director and the Principal Investigator in support of the research. The RC will be the liaison between several areas that may include Clinical and Translation Science Institute (CTSI), Center for Biospecimen Research Development (CBRD), pharmacies, Clinical Information Systems, regulatory services including the IRB, and others as needed.
Conduct recruitment and screening of potential participants for study eligibility, which may include conducting phone screens, obtaining and reviewing physician referrals, developing advertisements, completing and administering questionnaires and assessments/paperwork, and scheduling study visits.
Review all elements of the screening process with the Principal Investigator, Co-Investigators, and Clinicians including: potential inclusion/exclusion criteria, completed informed consent, documentation of events, and the subjects willingness to participate in the study.
.Schedule participants for all visits and coordinate study activities with external services including mobile phlebotomy services, LabCorp, CTSI, CBRD and FedEx.
Conduct the informed consent process and ensure that the participants fully understand what is required of them throughout the study.
Follow up regularly with participants to remind them of visits and compliance.
Track participants flow/visits, study procedures, and regulatory issues. Update tracking logs in an organized, timely and accurate manner.
Conduct study visits and collect participant information for research projects
Completion of questionnaires, assessments and study tasks with participants; psychophysics procedures; neuro-cognitive tasks; abstraction of data from the electronic medical record.
May make referrals to treatment (with proper training and PI approval). Training for study procedures will be provided.
Complete and document participant reimbursement.
Complete data entry in a timely manner, resolve data queries, obtain missing information, and maintain participants charts, case report forms, enrollment logs, and all participants records.
Collect, prepare, track, ship, and/or store biological materials following study protocol and using universal precautions.
Update and submit necessary documents required by the NYU Institutional Review Board (IRB), NYU Office of Clinical Trials, and other appropriate parties in order to secure and maintain approval to conduct human subjects research.
Use of tools such as calendars, schedules, and tracking logs to facilitate data collection, and send letters/emails to participants as needed.
Maintain regulatory records.
Assist in preparing reports and required documentation to IRB and FDA
Establish and maintain positive relationships with study team members.
Coordinate study activities through open communication with Sr. Research Coordinator, Research Coordinators, Research Assistants, Principal Investigator, clinical staff, and site staff.
Assist in grant writing, presentation development, and manuscript preparation.
Participate in special projects and other tasks as assigned.
To qualify you must have a Bachelor degree or equivalent in business administration, health care administration or related field.
Minimum of two years of progressively responsible project coordination experience, preferably in a research setting.
Proficiency in using various Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, Access, Power Point and Outlook. Familiar with Internet applications.
Effective oral, written, communication, interpersonal skills.
Ability to interface effectively with all levels of management and must work and communicate effectively with both internal and external customers.
Ability to work within a team environment as well as independently.
Commitment to continuous learning as required by department administration.
Ability to operate research related equipment
Ability to work and make decisions independently.
Time management skills and ability to multitask.
Ability to identify, analyze and solve problems: Ability to work well under pressure.
Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) Certification is preferred (required in some disciplines).
Knowledge of basic medical terminology is preferred.
Experience working in an Academic Medical Center preferred
Master's degree preferred
Experience in mental health research preferred
Interest in and experience with addictions, PTSD, TBI, and/or clinical research is a plus
Flexibility with working on weekends and after hours as needed
Phlebotomy Certification and Clinical Research Coordinator certification (CRC) preferred
Working knowledge of the Code of Federal Regulations, Good Clinical Practice, and Human Subjects Protection preferred
Clinical research experience; FDA-regulated trials experience is preferred
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Grossman School of Medicine provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
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