The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) will provide support for research activities in the Division of Nephrology. S/he will be responsible for patient recruitment for genetic and non-genetic studies, including obtaining informed consent and administering standardized questionnaires.
Performs collection of biosamples, including kidney biopsy tissue and clinical information and follow-up data from medical records.
Schedules and organizes study visits and conducts follow-up visits.
Performs data entry into a research database, and properly stores human samples.
Maintains detailed study files and complete paper and electronic case report forms.
Ensures data quality, integrity and compliance with all regulatory, institutional, and departmental requirements.
Maintains database and provides recruitment reports.
Assists with data analysis and participates in preparation of manuscripts and grant reports.
Performs additional related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education, training and experience, plus two years of related experience.
Close attention to detail and strong interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to verbally communicate effectively with physicians, nurses, and patients.
Must also be a team player.
Proficiency in standard spreadsheet and database software.
Spanish language skills
Participation in the medical surveillance program
Contact with patients and/or human research subjects
Potential bloodborne pathogen exposure
Will be required to undergo institutional Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and HIPAA certification training
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 500726
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