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 studies that include novel approaches for delivering clinical genetics cancer care. The candidate will also assist on a new study aimed at developing and evaluating educational materials about genetic testing for cancer patients who speak different languages and have diverse cultural and educational backgrounds.
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 five years. This position requires literacy of Haitian Creole and/or Spanish.
Coordinate and carry out patient recruitment;
Obtain informed consent and administer assessment batteries;
Screen patient records and databases to determine patient eligibility for studies;
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;
Participate in weekly study meetings;
Assist in the preparation of presentations and manuscripts;
Perform literature searches and other tasks as needed.
Bachelors degree preferred;
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;
Ability to travel regularly to local research sites including Queens Cancer Center and Kings County Hospital Center;
Literacy of Haitian Creole and/or Spanish.
Internal Number: 2020-45197
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