Study Coordinator
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Inc
 SoHo, NY






  • Study Coordinator






    Job ID

    2019-12162



    Campus


    Einstein/Resnick - Bronx


    Posting Date

    2 months ago(7/31/2019 2:00 PM)


    Employee Classification

    Exempt


    Department

    Medicine


    Position Type

    Regular Full-Time









  • POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES




    • Work with the Principle Investigator (PI) to update study protocols and protocol amendments as needed, including the development of new measures.

    • Work with the Principle Investigator (PI) to develop geriatric-HIV educational and training materials, and develop and adapt clinical assessment tools and program specific care delivery algorithms

    • Work with the PI to develop survey questionnaires for CPL patients, providers, and staff on acceptability of and satisfaction with the program

    • Work with the PI to develop recruitment strategies and manage tracking database (for the NIH-funded project).

    • Assist in managing data; perform regular audits to ensure that collected data are complete and accurate, and research and clinical protocols are being followed.

    • Partner with IT and data management resources in the development and editing of databases.

    • Assist in drafting reports, preparing conference abstracts, and presentations related to the projects.

    • Supervise in-depth qualitative interviews and focus groups.

    • Coordinate scheduling of educational seminars and trainings

    • Other duties as assigned.






    QUALIFICATIONS




    • Bachelor’s Degree required.

    • 1-2 years experience preferred in previous research or programmatic experience in public health or related field and experience working with similar populations.


    Skills and Competencies


    • As part of a team, must be able to manage multiple tasks and priorities, work independently with minimal supervision, and adhere to study protocol.

    • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, ACCESS, PowerPoint, and Excel.

    • Familiarity and comfort working with an HIV-infected population and population with substance use. 

    • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills; detail oriented.

    • Fluency in English and Spanish preferred.






    ABOUT US




    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.



    We have also been recognized by Forbes as one of the country's best midsize employers in 2019. Forbes ranked Einstein in the top overall nationally among midsize employers. Einstein ranked 3rd within the education category in New York State and 9th nationally among all midsize education employers.



    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 work full-time (40 hours/week) assisting Dr. Sharma with two funded projects. The first project is an NIH funded study that seeks to understand the acute effects of cannabis use on measures of gait, balance, and cognition among women with or at-risk for HIV. The project will identify, screen, and recruit participants from the Bronx and Brooklyn sites of the (Women’s Interagency HIV Study) women who report cannabis use. Participants will complete two study visits at the Cannabis Research Laboratory, Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), in Manhattan. Research visits will include administration of active vs. placebo cannabis, and the order in which cannabis strength is administered will be counterbalanced and double-blind. Subjective effects measures, mobility and balance testing, and a cognitive task battery will be completed at baseline and at 15, 60, 105, and 150 minutes following cannabis administration. The second project is an industry funded program that will develop a model of integrated geriatric-HIV care to be delivered in Montefiore’s largest ambulatory clinic serving patients with HIV, the Center for Positive Living (CPL). This program will include the development of a comprehensive geriatric assessment which is adapted to the need of older persons living with HIV, training and education of CPL staff, programming the geriatric HIV assessment into the EMR, and evaluating the feasibility and acceptability of this program.