We are an innovative research entity looking for highly organized, equity driven, detail-oriented and enthusiastic candidates to support the patient-oriented research portfolio of the Center. We anticipate developing new studies and research directions, so ideal candidates will be able to adapt to a fast-paced environment with evolving responsibilities, workloads and work schedules.
Under the direction of the Director of Research Implementation and the Director of Research, Administrative and Clinical Operations, the Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) will be responsible for coordinating the day-to-day activities of a novel program of research focusing on implementation of electronic screening for depression in primary care and post-ACS populations in clinic settings. Collaborating with a variety of institutional and Center-wide teams, as well as performing independently, s/he will be responsible for promoting the portfolio of implementation science research grants focusing on enhancing depression screening and treatment in clinic settings, as well as the progressive implementation of electronic media for depression screening and education during appointment waiting periods in CUMC clinics.
Candidates should anticipate the need for flexible work hours to attain recruitment goals and complete study visits successfully. Candidates may expect work hours to be scheduled between 7:00 am and 7:30 pm and occasionally on weekends, varying from week-to-week depending upon study visit and recruitment needs. Candidates should be comfortable in a team-oriented, collaborative work culture with frequent bilingual interactions in both English and Spanish with study participants, collaborating investigators, and clinic personnel.
Candidates will be expected to work on more than one project and will perform other duties as required.
Recruitment, enrollment and informed consent of study participants
Administration of standardized questionnaires
Instruction in study procedures such as, use of the electronic screening tool
Coordination of focus groups and user testing sessions
Clinic site visits
Organization of records
Maintenance of CRFs
Data entry and cleaning
Creation of consort diagrams, reports, agendas, and minutes for team meetings
Provision of necessary administrative support to meet the goals of parent projects and sub-projects
Maintenance of research supply inventory
General equipment upkeep
Collection of high quality research data through analysis of issues associated with the conduct of questionnaires, utilization of devices, and assessment of the degree of participant burden through frequent, formal and informal communication with the Director of Research Implementation and Principal Investigator
Dissemination of consort diagrams and presentations at team multi-disciplinary meetings are expected
Following up with study personnel to ensure timely delivery of administrative research materials and compensation
Processing e-paycard payments
Providing input during team brainstorm meetings
Perform related duties & responsibilities as assigned/requested
Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education, training and/or experience, plus a minimum of two years of related experience.
Must speak Spanish fluently.
Research or clinical experience preferred.
Experience with administering clinical questions over the phone preferred.
Experience with research data entry, Excel or SPSS preferred.
Experience in varied health care settings preferred.
Experience with elderly population preferred.
Leadership roles in academic or community settings.
Experience with participant compensation and financial systems.
Experience with the public in a service-related or occupational role preferred.
Flexible hours (shifts between 7:00 am -7:30 pm), and weekends required to meet critical deadlines.
Excellent phone, interpersonal and written communication skills.
Able to multitask in a diverse and demanding environment with frequently shifting priorities.
Proactive, extremely organized and detail-oriented.
Strong record of interpersonal engagement.
Able to demonstrate the ability to balance both working independently and collaboratively.
Strong commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Must successfully complete systems training requirements.
Participation in Medical Surveillance Program.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
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