Clinical Research Assistant

Weill Cornell Medical College

United States

June 6, 2022


Title: Clinical Research Assistant

Location: Upper East Side

Org Unit: Hematology and Medical Oncology

Work Days:

Exemption Status: Non-exempt

Position Summary

Under direction, the Clinical Research Assistant assists in the administration, execution, and overall management of clinical research studies.

Job Responsibilities
  • Coordinates clinical trials data management in compliance with federal regulations, GCP guidelines & internal policies. Ensures accurate & timely data compilation. Assists research team with facilitating enrollment, treatment & data collection of subjects.
  • Generates study-specific tools to ensure protocol compliance.
  • Assists in screening of potential subjects; registers eligible subjects with the sponsoring agency accordingly.
  • Maintains complete research charts for assigned caseload of subjects. Completes all required case report forms and resolves all outstanding queries in timely manner.
  • Preparing, coordinating, and processing research lab kits as required
  • Assists in coordinating protocol schedule of events.
  • Reports all Adverse Events and Serious Adverse Events (SAEs) to Institutional Review Board and other agencies, as required.
  • Functions as liaison with sponsoring agencies. Coordinates site visits and audits of clinical trials in conjunction with all pertinent staff, including: the monitor/auditor, the regulatory office, investigational pharmacy, and investigators.
  • Maintains and disseminates accurate listing(s) of active and potential study subjects to participating investigators. Acts as a resource for detailed information on assigned protocols and other investigational research activities.
  • Performs other job related duties as required.
  • Education
  • High School Diploma
  • Experience

    Bachelor's degree is preferred.

    Previous related experience in a hospital, research, or university environment

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated strong communication and interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to interact with multiple constituencies and exercise "people skills".
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Suite and database applications.
  • Licenses and Certifications Working Conditions/Physical Demands

    Travel may be required.

    Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world. Our doctors and scientists-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization-are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U.S. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork- Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients - the center of everything we do. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Weill Cornell Medicine provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.