The Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Full Time Project Coordinator to work in the Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation within the Integrative Therapies Program (ITP) and International Initiative for Pediatrics and Nutrition (IIPAN). Columbia University Medical Center???s Department of Pediatrics is a world leader in providing care for children. Our mission areas include Healthcare, Education and Research. We offer care for our patients in over 25 specialty areas as well as individualized care for complex cases. Our Residency, Fellowship and Graduate programs are among the best in the Nation. Our Clinical, Translational and Basic Science research features collaborations across specialties and stretches from the bench to bedside. We also have several active Clinical trials available to our patients. The Project Coordinator will contribute to established programs related to clinical care and research in integrative health and nutritional global health. ITP is a groundbreaking program advancing nutrition and integrative research and care for children and adolescents with cancer and IIPAN is the global outreach program of ITP. IIPAN is a global program that is working with 32 institutions representing 19 countries. The Project Coordinator will be involved in several administrative and structural components of both programs, which will encompass a wide variety of tasks. The Project Coordinator will also be involved with the coordination and dissemination of the wellness program, which is distributed throughout all domestic and international collaborators.
Subject to business needs, we may support flexible and hybrid work arrangements. Options will be discussed during the interview process.
Develop, adopt, and implement the protocols of the study, including subject recruitment/follow-up and data collection.
Assist with data collection from research associates within institution and in collaborating countries.
Data input in REDCap and excel databases.
Assist with implementation of quality control measures and organizational structure of ITP and IIPAN.
Be responsible for submitting all necessary documents to the institutional review board and other regulatory agencies as needed.
Format protocols and consents for research studies for CUIMC and collaborating institutions.
Provide oversight of organizing weekly meetings, ensuring minutes are taken, and reported as indicated by PI.
Track the progress of multiple projects and ensure all projects are adhering to the timeline
Assist with preparation of annual reports, study reports and communicate findings to designated individuals.
Ensure study compliance with institutional and federal regulations (i.e., HIPAA, IRB).
Assist with management of multiple databases related to ongoing and previous data collection.
Coordination of data backup and transfers between international research studies.
Assist with manuscript submission and the preparation and presentation of findings at conferences and meetings.
Contribute information, participate in media and video filming, and employee wellness program as part of ITP???s Healthy Monday Campaign.
Preparation of financial documents for payment to consultants.
Prepare agendas, arrangements, and other duties as needed for PI site travel and national/international conferences.
Manage data input and content for website, update as needed and Manage data input and content for social media spaces, update as needed.
Performs related duties & responsibilities as assigned/requested.
Requires a Bachelors degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus three years of related experience.
Some experience with clinical research and health education and LMICs.
Fluency in Spanish beneficial; additional languages and added plus.
Excellent organization, computer literacy and communication skills.
Able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office with excellent data management and data analysis skills are also required.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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