Advertised Summary Job Description: CUIMC's Department of Anesthesiology is seeking a clinical research assistant candidate to help with clinical studies. The main study will be our participation in a multi-center randomized trial of interventions during and after surgery. Other clinical studies of the principal investigator will also need to be supported.
Responsibilities include obtaining patient consent; Collecting vital signs and interventions in collaboration with the anesthesiologist and collecting data during and after surgery and managing data.
While this is an exciting opportunity for direct patient contact, exposure to the operating room and intensive care units, as well as possible publication, students are advised to consider their availability carefully before applying as the hours will vary.
General Minimum Qualifications: Must be a pre-med / postbac student and extremely flexible with working hours day or night. Subjects may be recruited and studied at any time.
The candidate selected for this position is required to undergo a drug screening test prior to a final offer of employment being made.
Due to its dependence on surgery schedules, this job will require the applicant to be flexible with regard to work hours (approximately 20 - 30 hours per week). Subjects may be recruited and studied at any time.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Must have strong interpersonal skills, be highly organized and have the ability to work independently.
Preferred Qualifications: Glide year preferred.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_174877
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