Clinical Research Coordinator I - CBCH
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Requisition no: 516180
Work type: Full Time
Location: Medical Center
Grade: Grade 104
Categories: Research (Lab and Non-Lab)
Job Type: Officer of Administration
End Date if Temporary:
Hours Per Week: 35
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
We are an innovative research center looking for highly organized, detail-
oriented and enthusiastic candidates to support the patient-oriented research
portfolio of the Center.
Under the direction of the Director of Research Implementation, the Clinical
Research Coordinator I can expect to represent the Center by interacting with
a wide variety of multi-disciplinary personnel at our Center, including study
PIs, research coordinators, data team personnel and administration. S/he must
be able to demonstrate flexibility in workload and work hours to meet critical
deadlines. Further, we anticipate developing new studies and research
directions, so ideal candidates will be able to adapt to a fast-paced
environment with evolving responsibilities, workloads and work schedules.
The Clinical Research Coordinator I will work closely with the study PI to
oversee the operation of a NIH-funded clinical research project focused on
cardiac arrest events and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), as well as
manage the day-to-day activities of this clinical research project involving
participant/patient engagement, including diverse patient populations. This
project is based in clinical settings including the Neurology ICU and other
clinical areas of CUIMC and NYP. The Clinical Research Coordinator I will
serve in a patient-facing role, collecting high-quality study data from
research subjects and entering into study databases. Further, s/he will be
responsible for the direct supervision of the research staff implementing
At CBCH our goal is to work together as a collective (faculty, admin, and
staff) to advance shared values and goals; with the ultimate aim of
developing and implementing concrete steps to combat institutional racism and
promote social justice.
Candidates should anticipate the need to work both on site (in the research
office and in clinical spaces), as well as remotely. Staff who work in
clinical spaces will have the option of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine through
Columbia. Candidates should anticipate the need for flexible work hours to
attain study goals and grant milestones. Candidates may expect work hours to
be scheduled between 7:00 am and 8:30 pm and occasionally on weekends, varying
from week-to-week depending upon study and grant needs. Candidates should be
comfortable in a team-oriented, collaborative work culture with frequent
bilingual interactions in both English and Spanish with study participants,
collaborating investigators, and clinic personnel.
Supervising the project staff; including orienting, assigning, scheduling,
and counseling project members, and communicating job expectations
Assisting in the development of strategic plans and study materials for
Recruiting, enrolling and providing informed consent of study participants
Administering of standardized questionnaires (some with sensitive
Conducting follow-up interviews or sub-study visits on-site or in the
Utilizing and managing of electronic monitoring devices and data
Organizing of participant records and maintenance of case report forms
Performing data entry and cleaning
Creating consort diagrams and reports
Supporting research subject compensation through the PayCard payment
Maintaining research supply inventory and general equipment upkeep,
including study devices, office supplies, and participant compensation
In conjunction with the study PI, organizing and leading weekly research
Collecting data for tracking and evaluation activities and coordinating
Collaborating with study PIs and the Center grants management team to
ensure required reports are prepared, including progress report submission
Collaborating with the Center regulatory management team to submit and
maintain regulatory documents for IRB approval
Assisting Principal Investigators in drafting budgets, grants, and
manuscripts related to the research project
Communicating with the study team and Center administration to identify
project needs and meet them to ensure project implementation
Performing other related duties as assigned and requested
Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience,
plus three years of related experience.
Must speak Spanish fluently.
Experience with research data entry.
Experience in REDCap, Qualtrics, FileMaker, Excel or SPSS preferred.
Experience in varied health care settings preferred.
Experience working with older adults (65+) in healthcare settings
Experience with the public in a service-related or occupational role
Strong interpersonal skills, as well as oral and written communication
skills, including a record of work in research settings (e.g.,
Experienced in participant-oriented, clinical research.
Must be highly organized, with excellent attention to detail and follow-up
High technical competence related to the use of research devices.
Leadership roles in occupational, academic, or community settings.
Must have strong background in grant policies, good clinical practice, and
Must be competent in Microsoft Office, and proficient in Excel.
Must be able to work independently, as well as perform as part of a team.
Must demonstrate flexibility and willingness to adjust schedule to meet
project demands and critical deadlines, including availability for early
morning, late evening or potentially weekend hours.
Strong commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Must successfully complete systems training requirements.
Participation in medical surveillance program.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Applications open: Jul 13 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
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