The Columbia Center for Translational Immunology (CCTI) at Columbia
University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) is seeking a highly motivated and
talented Clinical Research Coordinator to join our team. The main topic of
this research is a pilot clinical trial using T‐cell alloreactivity and
chimerism to guide immunosuppression minimization in intestinal
transplantation. Primary responsibilities include consenting patients and
collection of clinical specimens and data before and after organ
Identify, recruit, and consent eligible participants; conduct visits as
outlined in study protocols and in accordance with Good Clinical Practices
(GCP) and HIPAA guidelines.
Perform research‐related services including coordinating and scheduling
study visits, and making telephone calls.
Responsible for data collection, entry and transmission; specimen
collection, processing, storing and shipping.
Collect, transport, process and shipping blood, lymphoid tissue,
intestinal tissue, bone marrow and stool samples in accordance with
federal, state and institutional policies, as well as delineated in
Interface with various hospital departments including medical records,
radiology, nursing, information technology services, and others as needed.
Coordinate the collection of all research data points as assigned through
research visits, chart abstraction or telephone.
Consult with EPIC medical records and UNOS organ donor database to obtain
pertinent information of patient and the donor, including age, sex, HLA
typing, immunosuppression regimen, rejection and infection episodes, DSA
development, and onset of other clinical complications.
Perform venipuncture as needed in the collection of blood samples using
standard sterile technique.
Ensure the appropriate tests, procedures and laboratory tests are
completed. Ensure all relevant clinical staff are informed of research
Ensure regulatory documents and administrative files for each protocol are
up to date. Create and maintain patient research records and enter
research data into a centralized database program and other study specific
Attend and participate in Investigator, site initiation and monitoring
meetings as assigned.
Report to the Principal Investigator and Human Studies Research Manager of
the CCTI within the Department of Medicine at Columbia University.
Adhere to assigned research protocols and manual of operation set forth by
the sponsor, maintain screening and randomization logs and handle
Responsible for participating in on‐call activities to cover research
Perform other related duties as needed.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education, training and experience,
plus two years of related experience
Experience in Clinical Research and Patient Care Setting
Excellent interpersonal skills, written, verbal, organizational and
Possess and maintain a Phlebotomy certification
Self‐directed and able to make independent decision within the parameters
of all federal, state, institutional and departmental guidelines
Detail oriented and able to multi‐task.
Self‐motivated with ability to work independently as well as part of a
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and data management
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in healthcare, life sciences, medical
technology, or related fields
Qualified to take examination for ACRP or SOCRA certification
Contact with patients and/or human research subjects
Potential bloodborne pathogen exposure
Participation in the medical surveillance program
Successful completion of applicable compliance and systems training
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Applications open: Jun 07 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Clinical Research Coord I
The primary role of this position is to support clinical research involving
women, their families and clinical staff as it relates to clinical research
Complete certification requirements for assigned protocols
Facilitate collection of biofluid research specimens for clinical trials by
providing clinical collection materials to study team personnel as requested.
Maintain basic knowledge of research study design and clinical research
specimen collection procedures associated with...