Research Project Coordinator Cancer – Health Equity Research Program (Queens, NY)
Job Posting Number: 17270
New York, NY
November 2, 2017
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The Office of Clinical Research Administration at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is hiring for a Research Project Coordinator (RPC) to work on-site at the Queens Cancer Center (QCC). The RPC will be a member of the Cancer Health Equity Research Program, in which they will serve as a liaison between QCC and MSK. As an integral member of the research team and in compliance with all regulatory, institutional, and departmental requirements the RPC performs data collection, quality control and data analysis for research projects, databases, and research protocols within MSK.
- Responsible for data management activities and for data accuracy and integrity associated with clinical research within the disease management team and/or service specific level.
- Responsible for protocol submission, drafting site consents, reviewing protocol logistics.
- Participate in special projects and task forces as determined by management.
- Utilize appropriate methodologies to collect patient/human subject information for a research project, database, and/or protocol.
- Generate reports to all necessary parties on the progress of the research project, database, or protocol.
- Assist in managing clinical research data.
- Communicate with staff at all levels (principal investigators, clinical and research support staff).
- Perform regular audits to ensure that the data collected is complete and accurate and to ensure that the research project was carried out as outlined.
- Responsible for regulatory compliance and ensures that all appropriate Institutional, State, and Federal regulations are followed throughout the course of a research project, database, or protocol.
- Ensure that research protocols are approved by the Institutional Review Board and followed as written.
- Ensure that workflow is controlled and meets department needs. Manage ongoing departmental projects and creates processes to ensure that goals are met.
- Participate or coordinate on both inter-institutional and intra-institutional organization-wide research projects as requested.
- Provide leadership, organizational, creative, or clerical support to established and new research initiatives.
- At least 3 years of relevant (clinical research) experience (2 year with Masters), or as determined by hiring manager.
- Or a minimum of a High School Diploma with at least 3 – 4 years MSKCC clinical research experience.
- A Master’s degree is preferred.
- Must be able to work independently, be flexible, and meet tight deadlines.
- Experience in clinical research and/or other applicable research investigation. Relevant graduate work would be considered in lieu of minimum experience.
- Microsoft applications, database knowledge a plus.
- Must have a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the regulations pertaining to human subject protection (including 21 CFR and 45 CFR 46 of the United States Code of Federal Regulations) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
Note – This position will be based the Queens Cancer Center(QCC) of Queens Hospital Center, 82-68 164th Street, New-Bldg.5th Floor, Jamaica, NY 11432.
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