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CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR II
Full/Part Time: Part Time
Location/Affiliates: Elmhurst Hospital Center
Department: A27 - Neorosurgery
Requisition Number: EHC14-50223
A clinical research assistant will be responsible for setting up, monitoring and completing clinical traits. Some of the other duties that come under clinical research job description are:
Developing and writing the different trial protocols. Thereby specifying the purpose and the methodology of the trial.
Presenting these trial protocols to a steering committee.
Designing forms for data collection.
Coordinating with the ethics committee to gather daily updates. The ethics committee is responsible for the well being of the subject's rights and safety.
Interacting with the doctors and consultants on matters of conducting the trial.
Keeping a check of all the approvals and applications that oversee the marketing and research of new and existing drugs.
Setting up the centers, complete with all the materials and facilities needed.
Training a staff according to the industrial standards and needs.
Monitoring and keeping an account of all the trials conducted.
Visiting the study centers to keep a check on the trials conducted and their progress.
Verifying the data that has been supplied by the patients and the data that has been entered. Correcting errors, if any.
Discussing the results of the trial with a medical professional and converting it into a technical format.
Preparing the final report of the trial and handling the dispatching to various publishing houses , if the need be.
Making an archive of all the material that has been studied for future reference
The Research Assistant will help with the coordination of multiple-institutional clinical research studies related to heart disease in cancer survivors. Activities include, but are not limited to: protocol feasibility, subject recruitment, eligibility assessment, informed consent, study-specific procedures, data collection, literature reviews, case report form maintenance, protocol compliance, and interactions with physicians, clinical research associates, patients and others.
-A BA or BS and a background in university level science courses would be helpful. A strong background in writing is essential, as are research skills and the ability to work independently. Excellent organizational and communication skills, and the ability to keep meticulous records are required. Prior experience in clinical research and IRB preparation is preferred.
-Knowledge of PubMed, Microsoft Office and Endnote and the ability to learn individual protocol-specific software and web-based systems are strongly preferred. Experience with statistical programming software such as Access or SPSS is preferred, although not required.
Mount Sinai Medical Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and backgrounds.
Mount Sinai Medical Center--An EEO/AA-D/V Employer.
Mount Sinai Medical Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and backgrounds. Mount Sinai Medical Center--An EEO/AA-D/V Employer.