HSS Research Assistant I - Dr. Hotchkiss in New York, New York
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The Research Assistant is an integral member of the research team responsible for a variety tasks essential to the conduct of clinical research. This position involves a great deal of patient contact as well as interaction with physicians of various specialties in the hospital. Duties include (but are not limited to) recruitment of patients, assessment of eligibility criteria, administration of questionnaires, coordination of study visits, drawing blood, obtaining specimen from the operating room, processing of biospecimens, obtaining regulatory approvals, and maintaining accurate databases. S/he will have proven abilities to work autonomously, bearing independent responsibility to ensure data accuracy and timely follow through of study procedures. Opportunities for mentorship, authorship, and presentation at rheumatology meetings exist for the right candidate.
Identify, screen, recruit, obtain consent from patients for participation in research studies
Administer questionnaires, interviews in person, by mail, and/or by phone
Coordinate patient visits, ensure protocol compliance
Prepare and submit study related materials to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) for regulatory approvals
Regularly report on progress towards milestones
Organize and maintain all files and documents related to specific projects
Design/maintain databases, data collection forms, source documents, patient files
Collect, process, store, ship blood/tissue/microbiome specimens (phlebotomy training provided as applicable)
Collect samples from the Operating Room
Prepare and submit abstracts, manuscripts and presentations to disseminate study results/progress
Assist in grant documents/submissions
Clinical research experience preferred
Facility with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Endnote
Excellent interpersonal skills
Strong time management, and organizational skills
Ability to use tact, discretion, and sound judgment when dealing with confidential information
DIRECTIONS TO APPLY: Submit resume, transcripts (unofficial), and cover letter.
Posted Date2 weeks ago(6/10/2021 7:54 PM)
Job ID 2021-14082
Category Research & Academia - All Openings
Emp Status Regular Full-Time
Hours per Week 35