Clinical Research Coordinator

Columbia University

United States

December 24, 2021


Clinical Research Coordinator

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  • Requisition no: 520665
  • Work type: Full Time
  • Location: Medical Center
  • School/Department: Anesthesiology
  • Grade: Grade 103
  • Categories: Research (Lab and Non-Lab)

  • Job Type: Officer of Administration

  • Bargaining Unit:
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range:
  • Position Summary

    Clinical Research Coordinator position available at the Vidal Melo Laboratory in the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine. The laboratory conducts a variety of clinical research studies, including studies of cardiopulmonary changes under anesthesia, respiratory dysfunction in the operating room and in the intensive care unit, mechanical ventilation, and complications after surgery. The successful candidate will work under the general supervision of the Dr. Vidal Melo, and function as a team member with other research staff members.


  • Assists with screening and recruiting patients for clinical trials
  • Provides basic explanation of study and for some studies, obtain informed consent from subjects
  • Collects & organizes patient data from medical records, research subjects, physicians, etc.
  • Maintains research records and databases
  • Updates study forms per protocol
  • Assists with conducting and documenting research subject study visits. Performs study procedures, which may include phlebotomy (if willing to take phlebotomy training).
  • Assists with the maintenance of regulatory binders and QA/QC procedures
  • Assists with interviewing study subjects
  • Administers and scores questionnaires
  • Assists with study regulatory submissions to the IRB, FDA, and regulatory bodies
  • Performs administrative support duties or other duties as assigned.
  • Takes responsibility for adherence to IRB approved protocols.
  • Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience required plus two years related experience or graduates with relevant course / project work.
  • Must possess working knowledge of clinical research protocols
  • Must exhibit careful attention to details
  • Must possess good organizational skills
  • Must be able to follow directions
  • Must have good communication skills
  • Must be flexible to work off-hours per protocol when needed.
  • Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI certification) is required and/or must be taken immediately upon hire
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to demonstrate respect and professionalism for subjects' rights and individual needs
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Study Trax, REDCap, Power Point, Adobe Acrobat, Foxit and statistical software is extremely desired
  • Other Requirements

    Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

    Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

    Applications open: Nov 22 2021 Eastern Standard Time Applications close:

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