Title: Patient Research Coordinator
Location: Upper East Side; Brooklyn; Lower East Side; Queens
Org Unit: All of Us (PMI/HPO)
Exemption Status: Non-exempt
This role recruits and enrolls study participants into clinical research
programs at Weill Cornell Medicine. Responsibilities include various
recruitment (email, phone, in-clinic, table events) and enrollment
activities (which may include patient education, informed consent,
phlebotomy, physical measurements, and vital signs). This role serves as a
point of contact for the team and leads the training and mentoring of junior
staff in study activities. Incumbents may be assigned to conduct program
activities at healthcare locations across the Upper East Side, Lower
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and elsewhere. Commitment to accuracy, high
attention-to-detail, and ability to work independently are critical
competencies for the role.
Serves as a point of contact for the team, leading majority of the daily
Responsible for various study activities, such as consent, physical
Responsible for patient engagement activities, such as education,
recruitment, scheduling, follow-up.
Assists with brand awareness: marketing, flyer distribution, recruitment
Responsible for data capture and entry: documentation study activities
Assists in the development of research designs.
Assists in preparation of materials and submissions to Institutional
Review Board as needed.
Provides guidance and training to new and junior patient research
Participates on special projects as assigned.
High school diploma or GED
Bachelor's degree in the Sciences, Public Affairs, Public Administration,
Marketing, Communications or Theatre is preferred.
Sales, marketing, or recruitment experience required (either in a formal or
Approximately 2 years of experience in a clinical setting. A graduate degree
in a related field may be considered in lieu of experience.
Database management experience.
Experience with conducting and carrying out protocols and research
coordination preferred, including experience obtaining informed consent.
Research experience in an academic health center with exposure to a team
research environment at all levels (senior investigators, nurses, research
coordinators, lab technicians) preferred.
Familiarity with IRB interaction, regulatory policies, database input and
report generation preferred.
Bi-lingual (Spanish/Mandarin/Cantonese) preferred.
Training on REDCap and EPIC is provided, but prior experience preferred.
Phlebotomy training can be provided, but prior certification preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Excellent interpersonal skills required (i.e. prior “people facing”
Strong communication skills required
Strong computer and technology skills required (e.x. Microsoft suite)
Licenses and Certifications
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
Position requires periodic evening and weekend hours.
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.