Full-time, Paid, Research Coordinator, Emergency Medicine Research

April 29, 2022

Fri., March 18

The Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Position Description
The Columbia University Irving Medical Center is seeking a research coordinator. Reporting to the Research Administrator and under supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI) of the respective study, the Research Coordinator will assist in project planning, and ensures that pre-established work scope, study protocol, and regulatory requirements are followed. The individual will recruit and coordinate research subjects, as appropriate, and serve as principle administrative liaison for the project. The Research Coordinator will develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures.

Responsibilities include:

  • Organizing the start-up of studies, including preparation and submission of protocols to the IRB and training of study research interns and personnel
  • Monitoring the progress of research activities; develops and maintains records of research activities, and prepares periodic and ad hoc reports, as required by investigators, administrators, funding agencies, and/or regulatory bodies.Organizes study meetings and study-related processes
  • Ensuring compliance with the University's required certifications in - - Human Research Protection and HIPAA regulations.Enrolls patients and obtains informed consent
  • Conferring with study patients to explain the purpose of the research study and diagnostic procedures
  • Completing patient follow-up, as appropriate
  • Collecting pertinent information and data from subject charts and records, subject interviews, and other sources
  • Completing case report forms (CRFs), including review of CRFs to ensure completeness
  • Maintaining essential documents binders and regulatory documents
  • Communicating regularly with the research team and responds to all correspondences in a timely manner
  • Completing required training and Quality Assurance/Quality Control tasks
  • Performing other related duties as necessary

Position Requirements

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree or higher or equivalent in education and two years of related experience
  • Prior involvement in the coordination and implementation of research projects and IRB
  • Experience in a health science discipline, such as biochemistry, anatomy, pathology, nursing, medical technology, public health, research administration, or equivalent
  • Familiarity with data storage and analysis systems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus

Time Commitment