The Pediatric Heart Center is looking for a Senior Research Coordinator (SRC) passionate about making the health system work more efficiently and effectively for children and in growing as a member of our team The SRC will have strong organizational, multi-tasking, time management, communication, and team skills to join our team in the assessment of outcomes, value of care, and health inequities for children for congenital heart disease.
The position is responsible for collaborating with Principal Investigator (PI) and her team as well as working independently to coordinate clinical research studies and trials. The research team is highly synergistic and works in a fast-paced, dynamic environment to advance knowledge in pediatric heart disease. This role is well-suited for an energetic self-starter who enjoys learning and the challenge of solving problems that improve people's lives. The candidate would report to the PI and the Director of Research for the Clinical Research Core in the Department of Surgery.
Recent projects include assessing the effects of socioeconomic disparities on outcomes and resource utilization for children undergoing congenital heart surgery, examining the effects of surgeon age/experience on patient outcomes, and a series of investigations on the effects of COVID-19 on patient outcomes. (https://www.pediatrics.columbia.edu/research-labs/anderson-team)
Working directly with the PI and other team members to prioritize day-to-day study operations and direct investigations.
Identifying and screening potential participants to determine eligibility
Participate in the informed consent process
Completing case report forms
Assisting with scheduling of tests and appointments
Managing data collection and submission and maintaining relevant databases; consulting medical records as necessary to obtain pertinent data
Collecting, processing, and shipping protocol specimens
Preparing/monitoring study budgets and regulatory documents for IRB submissions, data use agreements, and contracting
Directing communications with patients and collaborators
Assisting with grant and manuscript writing
Develop plans for protocol implementation, identify necessary resources and request as appropriate. This includes instruments, equipment and staff.
Assist the Research Manager in the preparation of study budgets, research related cost estimate forms, and initiation of all new adult research studies and trials.
Provide assistance to all other research staff members that are involved in the research trials and studies.
Requires bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience.
Minimum related experience:
Three years of related experience.
Previous or active CCRC/CCRP certification is preferred.
Working knowledge of MS Office, specifically Word and Excel is required.
Experience with statistical analysis programs (ie. SAS, SPSS, STATA) .
Familiarity with Redcap and other data management sources
Spanish proficiency/fluency is required
Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills and a desire to grow as a member of the team
Attention to detail
Ability to manage multiple competing priorities
Strong organizational and time management skills
Familiarity with research administration
Intermediate MS Office skills.
Must be able to successfully complete systems training requirements.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 515027
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