Title: Research Coordinator
Location: Upper East Side
Org Unit: Nursing and Technicians
Work Days: Weekdays and some weekends
Exemption Status: Exempt
Under direction, monitors all data management, regulatory and financial
aspects of clinical trial operations. This role also coordinates special
research projects, prepares internal board protocols for clinical research,
assists in the design of evaluation tools/instruments and coordinates budgets.
Develops and implements practices to ensure research efficiency by
routinely analyzing and evaluating workflow.
Coordinates the collection, compilation, documentation and analysis of
clinical research data from various clinical sites. Assists in the
determination of guidelines for the collection of clinical data and or
administration of clinical studies.
Ensures compliance of general and study specific regulatory related
processes with SOPs, FDA, NIH, and applicable regulations for the
reporting of events to regulatory agencies.
Develops regulatory reports and associated documentation in accordance
with SOPs and study specific processes.
Prepares study related budgets for granting agencies. Negotiates study
related budgets with various sites, departments and sponsors.
Researches and develops the recruitment strategies. Employs modeling and
simulation tools to understand the current and projected outcome of
recruitment techniques. Monitors and evaluates the success of varying
subject recruitment techniques.
Participates in protocol development as it relates to patient recruitment.
Assesses, analyzes, prepares and submits departmental protocols to various
places as it relates to subject recruitment and retention.
Performs monitoring visits: pre-study, initiation, routine monitoring and
Works closely with sponsor, site and study personnel on relevant
regulatory issues. Develops policies and procedures pertaining to
regulatory and monitoring processes. Leads regulatory educational training
events for personnel at various sites.
Maintains inventory of supplies, equipment and/or reagents. May order
supplies/equipment/reagents as authorized or ensure that needs are
escalated appropriately. Receives supply orders and confirms accuracy of
delivery. May assist with cost control.
Performs other related duties as directed.
Bachelor's Degree in related field
Approximately 2 years of experience in health-related role, in clinical or
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Experience with conducting and carrying out protocols and research
Familiarity with IRB interaction, regulatory policies, database input and
Research experience in an academic health center with exposure to a team
research environment at all levels (senior investigators, nurses,
research coordinators, lab technicians).
Licenses and Certifications
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
Standard office work
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