The primary role of this position is to support clinical research involving Maternal Fetal Medicine Research. The employee will interact with pregnant women, their families and clinical staff as it relates to clinical research protocols and clinical trials, industry funded and grant funded, being implemented in the inpatient setting. The inpatient setting includes labor and delivery, ante-partum and post-partum.
Completion of GCP, HIPPA and applicable regulatory training
Complete certification requirements for assigned protocols
Screen designated schedules or patient lists for eligible subjects
Approach and verify eligibility subjects
Enroll and consent eligible subjects
Complete research study visits as delineated in assigned protocol and manual of operations set forth by sponsor and supervisor.
Complete Telephone follow-up and telephone reminder calls for study participants, during these phone calls the person will need to administer study questionnaire as assigned
Coordinate the collection of all research data points as assigned, whether through research visits, chart abstraction or telephone.
Scheduling of research visits
Collection through venipuncture, processing, tracking, transporting and shipping of biological specimens (including birth specimens) as assigned and by steps delineated in the protocol or manual of operations.
Completion study documents and files some examples might include case report forms, worksheets and medical record notes.
Maintain confidentiality of documents and files such as HIPPA.
Assist in other research related activities and projects as needed
Regular collaboration with the PI and other research staff
Participate in on-call activities to cover research activity off- hours.
The candidate will perform other related duties as assigned.
Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus three years of related experience
Phlebotomy certification required or expected within 3 months of hire date
Complete proficiency in written and spoken English and Spanish ( required)
Experience in a patient care setting and clinical research experience
Incumbent must be self-directed and able to make independent decision within the parameters of all federal, state, institutional and departmental guidelines.
Excellent interpersonal, written/oral communication, and organizational skills are required
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Master's or another advanced degree may substitute in part for experience
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 507996
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