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Clinical Research Coordinator I, Mindich Child Health & Development Institute
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With significant professional discretion, judgment and autonomy, the Clinical Research Coordinator I participates in the planning, data collection and data analysis for multi-faceted research projects to recruit, follow and coordinate patients for clinical and translational studies in pediatrics, particularly those related to congenital heart disease and undiagnosed genetic disorders. Analyze and evaluate clinical data gathered during research and ensures compliance with protocol and overall clinical objectives, at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Carry out research within the scope of the established study protocols, while adhering to all human subjects regulations as defined by Institutional Review Boards and the federal mandates pertaining to human subject research
- Develop and manage case report forms overseeing the organization and implementation of new research study protocols and procedures, which involves creation of data forms and databases, conducting training sessions to familiarize staff with study procedures, planning and coordination with staff, identifying obstacles encountered during initial study phases- monitor protocol effectiveness, and developing acceptable resolutions to such obstacles/modifying protocols as necessary
- Independently utilize research skills and proper judgment to complete specific research project objectives: coordinating patient enrollment through developing relationships with physicians and patients, determine subject eligibility based on understanding of protocol and research goals, and monitoring all aspects of study subject recruitment, including reaching out to research participants for data and biospecimen collections
- Efficiently track and monitor mechanisms for the recruitment of new and established patients. Assure high levels of study subject involvement and develop mechanisms for efficient, ongoing recruitment of key study subjects. Develop forms, questionnaires and the application of research techniques; write procedure manuals for data collection and coding
- With thorough working knowledge of regulatory and research guidelines review protocols and protocol amendments, address protocol implementation issues, and develop, implement and deliver orientation and continuous compliance training to all members of the research team. Maintain all records of training received for compliance purposes and evaluate continuous training needs
- Responsible for the documentation and transmission of study data. Ensure that report forms are accurately documented and completed in a timely manner. Performs descriptive and multivariate statistical analyses of data, using computer software. Designs and implements quality control measures to ensure accurate collection and processing of data. Analysis of data and dissemination of results to funding agencies, and ensuring subject recruitment and follow-up are completed per protocol in accord with study timeline
- Design and implement quality control measures to ensure accurate collection and processing of data and dissemination of results to funding agencies, ensuring subject recruitment and follow-up are completed in accord with study timeline
- Contribute in-depth, original thought and relevance to written reports and to the writing of abstracts and manuscripts. Write relevant reports and assist with presentations related to the research activity which includes, but is not limited to, grant renewal, initiation of new grants, reports to funders, letters of collaboration, responses to participation on conference calls and other matters, with little assistance
- Establish relationships with offsite partners; develop institution specific protocols and consents, adhering to regulatory and research guidelines, address protocol implementation issues, and develop, implement and deliver orientation and continuous compliance training to all members of the off-site research team
- Responsible for the documentation and transmission of study data, and biospecimen collections. Ensures that report forms are accurately documented and completed in a timely manner at each site location
- Work independently to develop manage and organize multi site studies. Serve as primary coordinator between collaborators, IRB and funding sources. Coordinate all operational aspects of clinical studies including the preparation of all study documents. Collaborate with investigators to plan, develop and implement new database collection tools for the purposes of longitudinal follow-up of recruited patients
- Attend weekly meetings related to ongoing research protocols and generate monthly reports of subject activities and study progress. Update faculty and research staff to ensure the integrity of ongoing research and data production
- Evaluates feasibility of accepting potential projects through analysis of staffing needs, resource requirements, financial costs, and current planned capacity of group. Negotiates contracts and/or changes with funder. Work with the business office to track research expenses and manage budgets
- Rare travel, and weekend hours
- Perform other related duties as determined by supervisors
- Master's degree in health or research related discipline and two years of related work experience in a similar job family
- Experience must indicate ability to work with minimal supervision in a team atmosphere and receptiveness to direction
- 1-2 years prior research experience
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
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