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We are seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator to work in the Genomics, Risk, and Health Decision-Making Laboratory in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences. The candidate will work with Dr. Jada Hamilton on several ongoing studies that examine patients’ psychological and behavioral responses to new forms of genetic testing for cancer risk and to novel approaches for delivering clinical genetics cancer care. The candidate will also assist with collaborative studies involving family communication about inherited cancer risks. The candidate will be responsible for identifying and recruiting study participants and scheduling and administering assessments. Additionally, the candidate will be responsible for database maintenance, data entry, communicating progress and challenges, and working with the principal investigators (PIs) to analyze the study data. Lastly, the candidate will assist the research supervisor and PIs with all regulatory and administrative submissions for MSK. The candidate must have superior communication skills, both written and verbal, and excellent organizational skills. This position is currently funded for 1 year, with the potential for additional support.
Screen patient records and databases to determine patient eligibility for studies;
Coordinate and carry out patient recruitment;
Obtain informed consent and administer assessment batteries;
Maintain study database, codebook, and procedures for data entry and monitoring;
Support the PI and study team as needed for data analysis and relevant project duties;
Conduct regular audits of the data to ensure data accuracy and integrity;
Ensure that patient registration, informed consent procedures, and handling of data meet all institutional and governmental requirements;
Provide regular reports to the PI regarding study progress and challenges and work with the PI to address any problems that arise;
Assist the PI and study team with regulatory and administrative submissions both at MSK and with study funding agencies;
Organize and participate in weekly study meetings;
Assist in the preparation of presentations and manuscripts;
Perform literature searches and other tasks as needed.
Bachelor’s or High school diploma plus 2 years of relevant experience.
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office; REDCap and SPSS helpful;
Outstanding judgment, initiative, and attention to detail;
Able to work efficiently and effectively;
Superior interpersonal skills and verbal and written communication skills;
Flexible and works well independently as well as in a team setting.
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