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Clinical Research Coordinator - Infectious Diseases

Medicine

Clinical Research Coordinator - Infectious Diseases

  • 530317
  • Medical Center
  • Medicine
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Oct 12 2022
  • Grade 103
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit: n/a
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary: n/a
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: $58,500 - $65,000

Position Summary

The Columbia University Division of Infectious Diseases is seeking a highly motivated individual to provide programmatic support and administrative coordination for HIV prevention, COVID-19 and other emerging infections research and implementation studies. Trials include inpatient or outpatient investigation of novel therapeutics, vaccines, monoclonal antibodies, and observational cohorts, among others.


Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain research procedures with the goal of standardization, increase efficiency and ensure compliance with all guidelines, protocols, and federal regulations.
  • Assist in both the development and completion of case report forms in accordance with study protocol requirements.
  • Collaborate with the research team in developing and implementing data collection tools and quality management plans.
  • Train new research staff and work closely with the PI to coordinate work flow to ensure smooth operations and efficient communication with the lab and research pharmacy.
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of SOP’s and office policies, making recommendations to improve organizational operations.
  • Identify and contact prospective study participants and obtain informed consent.
  • Perform required screening and on-going study evaluations.
  • Explain research protocols and obtain informed consent from study participants when appropriate.
  • Assist the team with community engagement activities.
  • Responsible for repository of specimens, logging of specimens shipped to central labs and quality control of database.
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus two years related experience
  • Attention to detail with ability to manage time effectively
  • Strong organizational, and decision-making skills
  • Knowledge of a variety of computer and software applications [Microsoft office, REDCap, electronic data entry systems i.e. Medidata]
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands
  • Ability to handle confidential information and maintain confidentiality according to HIPAA

Preferred Qualifications

  • Infectious disease clinical and/or research experience
  • Prior experience with phlebotomy
  • Experience working with diverse and marginalized populations
  • Fluency in Spanish.

Other Requirements

  • Participation in medical surveillance program
    • Contact with patients and/or human research subjects
    • Potential bloodborne pathogen exposure
    • Wear N-95 respirator 
  • Successful completion of applicable compliance and systems training requirements

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