The Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Research Coordinator to work in conjunction with a team of research staff, including a research nurse, research coordinator and clinical faculty to join our team in a full time position. Columbia University Medical Centerâ€™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. This position will support the department by providing research support to a very high profile, clinically busy subdivision in the Department of Pediatrics.
The Research Coordinator will liaise with the IRB to submit and obtain study approval, consent forms and additional documents.
The successful Coordinator will also assist with the preparation of, maintenance and archival of all documents related to the studies; assist with the recruitment of new subjects by obtaining their informed consent; maintain participant study documents; coordinate biological specimen and clinical sample collection; enter information about processed samples in the database system; enter study data into electronic study records; receive/process/record requests for biobank samples from investigators; maintain biobank and study databases; assist investigators with clinical data records; attend research meetings and perform other related duties as necessary.
The Research Coordinator will attend scheduled coordinator meetings on site, by teleconference and occasional travel if needed.
Other related duties as assigned.
Requires a bachelorâ€™s degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus two years of related experience
Qualifications for Candidates include but are not limited to the following:
Ability to speak Spanish fluently.
Excellent organizational skills; ability to juggle many projects at the same time.
Problem solving skills and ability to think algorithmically.
Excellent analytical and organization skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Work requires manual dexterity for handling charts and using office equipment - specifically the use of a computer keyboard and calculator. Must be able to stoop and bend to retrieve files and supplies, and sit, stand or move around for extended periods of time.
Sponsored Research Project
COI Disclosure Required
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
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