The Research Assistant will work on studies related to lung disease. S/he will assist PIs with the planning and implementation of several NIH and industry funded studies. Work involves participant recruitment, conducting study visits, data entry, adverse event reporting, coordination with sponsor, CROs, IRB and FDA, processing and storing blood samples, and maintaining accurate and detailed logs of work. Performs additional related duties as assigned.
Conduct screening and enrolling subjects for clinical research study by telephone and/or in-person
Collect, process, and assist in the compilation and verification of research samples, and/or specimens
Administer questionnaires/diaries per protocol
Complete and maintain case report forms and review documents for completeness and accuracy
Assist with routine data verification and quality control, ensuring data integrity and consistency with prescribed study protocol
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree and at least 1.5 years of related experience or equivalent in education, training and experience.
Phlebotomy training and/or experience
The candidate selected for this position is required to undergo a drug screening test prior to a final offer of employment being made.
Participation in the medical surveillance program
Contact with patients and/or human research subjects
Wear N-95 respirator
Potential bloodborne pathogen exposure
Successful completion of applicable systems training requirements
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 505782
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