The Research Assistant will perform a variety of research duties of a routine and technical nature in support of multi-center clinical trials.
Assists in recruitment efforts and maintains research records including screening/enrollment logs and electronic regulatory files.
Schedules and/or conducts follow up visits within windows specified by the protocol.
Obtains subject consent for participation in various protocols.
Abstracts data from medical records, clinic, consultation, and referral notes to study forms and record in various electronic data capture systems.
Enters data into RedCap and various electronic data capture systems and resolves data queries.
Communicates all protocol-related issues to appropriate study personnel or manager.
Assists with ensuring proper execution of the study protocol including visit specific procedures (assisting with medical history, ECG collection, obtaining vital signs, collection and processing of samples, 6MWT, and administration of questionnaires).
Assists with specific regulatory responsibilities including the completion and submission of new clinical trial applications to the IRB and writing plain language informed consent documents.
Assists with tracking and facilitating the progress of new trials through the review process and correspond with the IRB and investigators throughout the review process collection.
Assists with completion and submission of regulatory documents.
Performs other responsibilities as assigned.
Requires a bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, physics or related science and one and one half years of related experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Ability to verbally communicate effectively with Physicians, Nurses, Pharmaceutical companies and other team members.
Ability to communicate effectively when reading and writing e-mail, letters and other reports.
This position requires a flexible work schedule including evening hours, weekends and holidays.
The candidate selected for this position is required to undergo a drug screening test prior to a final offer of employment being made.
Participation in the medical surveillance program.
Must successfully complete systems training requirements.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 510848
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