Albert Einstein College of Medicine Study Coordinator in Bronx, New York
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
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Job ID 2020-13100
Campus Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
Posting Date 2020-10-09
Employee Classification Non-Exempt/Non-Union
Department Epidemiology and Population Health
Position Type Part-time Temp greater than three months
- Conduct data management tasks in database development, on-line survey administration, data analysis/capture, and data reporting
- Organize monthly meetings with Bronx Community Health Network (BCHN) staff/stakeholders, including assistance in scheduling meetings and providing technical support for virtual meetings (via Zoom)
- Assume responsibility for the supervision of non-managerial project staff (i.e., interns)
- Perform other related duties as assigned by the QI Consultant.
Experience and Educational Background
- Bachelor's degree in health information management, health informatics, community health, health promotion or disease intervention/prevention program.
- Experience in interviewing, conducting field investigations, assessing health risks, and/or collecting and analyzing epidemiological data.
- Must have research methodology, some statistical skills, and strong computer skills.
- Must have no less than two years of previous public health experience.
Skills and Competencies
- Demonstrates critical thinking, analytical, problem solving, and exceptional interpersonal communication skills.
- Demonstrates sound professional judgment and the ability to maintain confidential information.
- Proficient in MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word.
- Proficient in basic statistical software applications (e.g., SPSS, Stata, SAS, R)
- Proficient in at least one of the following on-inline database management platforms (e.g., RedCap, Qualtrics, Google Forms, Epi Info, GitHub)
- Proficient in on-line meeting platforms (e.g., Zoom, MS Teams)
Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation's premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.
Einstein's major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty's consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art "hospital without beds", a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state's first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein's clinical faculty and training Einstein's medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.
The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.
The Study Coordinator will be engaged in planning and implementing mixed-methods organizational needs assessment and program evaluation activities - primarily focused on data management tasks, such as database development, on-line survey administration, data analysis/capture, and data reporting - per the terms of a 12-month (2020-07-31 to 2021-08-01) contract between the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) and the Bronx Community Health Network (BCHN). BCHN is a well-established Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) offering free or at low-cost preventive health care to eligible families and individuals via an extensive network of Bronx-based health clinics, schools and other community-based organizations. The Einstein/BCHN contract aims to design and install/implement robust tools and procedures to guide organizational decision-making and project management at BHCN.
The Study Coordinator will assist the Einstein/BCHN Quality Improvement (QI) Consultant (David Lounsbury, PhD, Assistant Professor, Epidemiology & Population Health) in successfully conducting all aspects of this contract, including organizing and facilitating monthly meetings with BCHN staff/stakeholders. With supervision by the QI Consultant, the Study Coordinator will support three project aims: (1) conduct a comprehensive assessment of BCHN's processes for program planning, data analytics and evaluation; (2) develop standard data collection systems to monitor, assess and evaluate BCHN operations, with a focus on monitoring, assessing and evaluating BCHN grant-funded project goals and objectives; and (3) identify and recommend QI processes that effectively increase BCHN's capacity to improve population health outcomes in the Bronx.