The Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator I to join our team in a full time position. Columbia University Medical Center's Department of Pediatrics is a world leader in providing care for children. Our mission areas include Healthcare, Education and Research. We offer care for our patients in over 25 specialty areas as well as individualized care for complex cases. Our Residency, Fellowship and Graduate programs are among the best in the Nation. Our Clinical, Translational and Basic Science research features collaborations across specialties and stretches from the bench to bedside. We also have several active Clinical trials available to our patients. This position will support the department by providing clinical research support to our pulmonary hypertension team in the Division of Pediatrics Cardiology.
The Clinical Research Coordinator I under the direction of the Principal and Co-Investigators will play an essential and integrative role in conducting research studies involving pediatric and adult patients with pulmonary hypertension. The essential duties are as follows:
The Clinical Research Coordinator I will liaise with the IRB to submit and obtain study approval, consent forms and additional documents
The Clinical Research Coordinator I will assist with the preparation of, maintenance and archival of all documents related to the studies
Assist with the recruitment of new subjects by obtaining their informed consent
Maintain participant study documents and coordinate biological specimen and clinical sample collection
Enter information about processed samples in the database system
Enter study data into electronic study records
Receive, process, and record requests for biobank samples from Investigators
Maintain biobank and study databases
Assist with clinical data records
Attend research meetings
Attend scheduled coordinator meetings on site, by teleconference and occasional travel if needed.
Perform other related duties as assigned
Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus three years of related experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 499093
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