The Department of Neurology is looking for a Clinical Research Coordinator.
Oversees patient recruitment and enrollment activities for pharmaceutical company sponsored and federally funded studies, related to peripheral neuropathy.
Interviews patients in person and via telephone to determine eligibility criteria for studies.
Responsible for randomizing subject for performance of studies.
Maintains and updates study participant information via computer database.
Reviews clinical charts and compiles laboratory and clinical data.
Creates database utilizing statistical software.
Prepares data reports and performs analysis of data for the principal investigator.
Performs blood pressure and centrifuges and labels blood specimens.
Sends samples to the laboratories for analysis.
Maintains records, monitors drug administration and dispensing.
Educates patients and caregivers about the studies; explains risks and complications of treatment, administers study questionnaires and helps patients with questions.
Obtains informed consent signatures form patients and maintains files.
Tracks and maintains records of research subjects; written and computer databases and casebooks.Reports adverse drug reactions.
Assesses safety, clinical response and cost effectiveness of treatment by performing clinical outcomes analysis.
Liaison with sponsoring pharmaceutical companies, meet with monitor on a monthly basis to ensure data compliance.
Manages the schedules of study subjects for a variety of clinical examinations; nerve conductions, laboratory tests, quantitative sensory testing, ecg's, coordinates appointments schedules with appropriate areas.
Prepares Institutional Review Board (IRB) proposals for investigational clinical trials.
Prepares budget/contract proposals.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience required; plus 2 years of related experience
Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, knowledge of computers, word processing and database applications.
Prior experience as an assistant in human clinical trials, phlebotomy and vital sign monitoring experience a plus.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 514051
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