The Division of Research Core Surgery seeks to recruit a highly motivated Technician A. He/She will be assist in the start-up, conduct, and completion of research trials. This will include gathering data, consenting patients, following research protocols, statistical analysis and drafting of finalized reports and manuscripts. The Technician will receive training from the Clinical Research Core and work directly with Principal Investigators and other entities as needed for the research protocols.
Preparing check request documents for supervisor signature
Ordering reimbursement cards or other supplies as needed
Working with the Program Coordinator to create study activity trackers
Compiling documentation required to issue checks to research subjects
Assisting in the invoicing of sponsors or other departments
Reviewing regulatory documents to invoiceable events
Reviewing and interpreting study budgets
Collaborate with managers, coordinators, assistants, and technicians in multiple therapeutic areas to ensure proper invoicing or subject activity
Recording and/or entering data for studies
Handing or processing human specimens
Extracting data from the electronic medical record
Communicating with, scheduling, and meeting with patients for research visits
Two years of college or a completed A.A. program with an emphasis in Health Sciences, Business, or other financial/computer/tech-related studies
One year of related experience, or equivalent in education, training and experience
Previous experience working in clinical trials is preferred
Intermediate MS Office skills
Must be able to successfully complete systems training requirements.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 510417
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