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Clinical Research Coordinator

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Clinical Research Coordinator

  • 533018
  • Medical Center
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Dec 28 2022
  • Grade 103
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit:
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: $60,000 - $65,000
The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Position Summary

The primary role of this position is to support clinical research involving Maternal Fetal Medicine Research. The employee will interact with pregnant women, their families and clinical staff as it relates to clinical research protocols and clinical trials, industry funded and grant funded,  being implemented in the inpatient and outpatient setting. The inpatient setting includes labor and delivery, ante-partum and post-partum.  The outpatient sent includes ACN clinics, Columbia doctor’s private offices, and ultrasound unit.


  • Completion of GCP, HIPAA and applicable regulatory training
  • Complete certification requirements for assigned protocols
  • Screen designated schedules or patient lists for eligible subjects
  • Approach and verify eligibility subjects
  • Enroll and consent eligible subjects
  • Complete research study visits as delineated in assigned protocol and manual of operations set forth by sponsor and supervisor.
  • Complete Telephone follow-up and telephone reminder calls for study participants,  during these phone calls the person will need to administer study questionnaire as assigned
  • Coordinate the collection of all research data points as assigned, whether through research visits, chart abstraction or telephone.
  • Scheduling of research visits
  • Collection through venipuncture, processing, tracking, transporting and shipping of biological specimens (including birth specimens) as assigned and by steps delineated in the protocol or manual of operations.
  • Completion study documents and files some examples might include case report forms, worksheets and medical record notes.
  • Maintain confidentiality of documents and files such as HIPAA.
  • Informing relevant clinical staff regarding subject protocol participation.
  • Assist in other research related activities and projects as needed
  • Regular collaboration with the PI and other research staff
  • Participate in on-call activities to cover research activity off- hours.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Proficiency in Spanish required
  • Experience in a patient care setting and/ or clinical research experience (required)
  • Phlebotomy Certified ( or other forms of certification in lieu of phlebotomy such as certified medical assistant, nurse degree (LPN, RN ) - current or obtained within 3 months
  • Incumbent must be self-directed and able to make independent decision within the parameters of all federal, state, institutional and departmental guidelines.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written/oral communication, and organizational skills are required  
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office



The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is dedicated to the goal of building a multicultural faculty and staff committed to teaching, working and serving in a diverse community, and strongly encourages applications from candidates of traditionally underrepresented backgrounds.

We are continuously seeking to recruit individuals who will enhance the diversity of our workplace and the effectiveness of our organization.


Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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

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