Clinical Research Coordinator, Brooklyn (1075217_Rr00044768)

NYU Langone Medical Center New York City , NY 10008

Posted 2 months ago

NYU Grossman School of Medicine is one of the nation's top-ranked medical schools. For 175 years, NYU Grossman School of Medicine has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history and enrich the lives of countless people. An integral part of NYU Langone Health, the Grossman School of Medicine at its core is committed to improving the human condition through medical education, scientific research, and direct patient care. For more information, go to med.nyu.edu, and interact with us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Indeed, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Position Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Clinical Research Coordinator.

The Center for Bio-specimen Research and Development is a centralized infrastructure, launched to provide support to the clinical research community with the acquisition, processing, storage, and distribution of biospecimens (tissue, biofluids) for clinical trials and biomedical research projects. The Biorepository works closely under the general direction of the Center Director with Lab Management, Sample Management-Inventory, and documenting clinical data in the LIMS database.

The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) is a specialized research professional working with and under the direction of the Principal Investigator and the CBRD Director and Assistant Director. The CRC supports, facilitates and coordinates the daily tissue collection activities for the clinical trials, plays a critical role on the consent process on the CBRD Universal Consent study.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists with the informed consent process and ensure that the patient fully understands the concept of participating in the study.

  • Interacts with the patient and families in a courteous and professional manner.

  • Collaborates with various personnel that may be involved with specific aspects of the study.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of policies and the regulatory requirements, such as IRB and other approvals if necessary.

  • Reviews and comprehends the protocols.

  • Coordination of Clinical Trials tissue accessioning, processing status, storage, and distribution.

  • Coordination of workflow between laboratory and clinical operations teams

  • Ensures good coordination and communication with physicians, IR, OR, research nurses, and research coordinators when tissue specimens are requested for clinical trials.

  • Reviews pathology reports and documents for accuracy and completeness

  • Understands the principles of all research tests performed in research clinical trials.

  • Supervise personnel responsible for biorepository and research sample receipt, accessioning, internal and external tracking, processing and fulfillment, to ensure samples are processed in accordance with established protocols and timeliness

  • Delegates clinical trial archival requests to laboratory staff.

  • Ensures compliance with all laboratory and CAP accreditation SOPs.

  • Maintains strict patient confidentiality according to HIPPA regulations and applicable law.

  • Writes and revises relevant Standard Operating Procedures and/or work instructions following CAP accreditation requirements.

  • Coordinates for new clinical trials, that feasibility reviews and tissue collection budgets are submitted correctly.

  • Represents the center on Site Initiation Meetings for new clinical trials

  • Participates in monitoring and auditing activities.

  • May identify quality and performance improvement opportunities and collaborate with staff in the development of action plans to improve quality.

  • Trains new employees

  • Manage day-to-day biorepository operations

  • Oversee lab safety and regulatory compliance

  • Serve as safety coordinator and primary lab emergency contact. Enforce compliance with safety and lab procedures among all lab personnel

  • Performs bench work as needed.

  • Performs all responsibilities in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures, CAP accreditation, established guidelines and work instructions, and appropriate industry and Good Clinical Practices standards.

  • Additional responsibilities as needed.

Additional Position Specific Responsibilities:

Communication and Relationship to Other Staff:

Maintain confidentiality of all research information

Excels in cooperation, collaboration and communication with all NYULH employees

Communicate professionally and precisely with staff and clients

Maintain a professional working relationship with all staff and clients

Communicate ideas, problems, and suggestions in a timely and effective manner

Judgement/decision-making:

Is able to recognize problems as they occur, and through the application of

appropriate policy/procedure, determines and/or recommends the appropriate

solution. Must be able to troubleshoot.

Seeks guidance as necessary for the performance of duties; asks appropriate

questions when in doubt and utilizes reference sources/materials to ensure accuracy.

Advises appropriate personnel of situations/problems requiring intervention

or follow-up attention.

Minimum Qualifications:

To qualify you must have a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Computer literate with good interpersonal, writing and verbal communication skills.

3 years relevant experience required,

Effective oral, written, communication, interpersonal skills.

Must be able to work under the direction of supervision

Ability to identify, analyze and solve problems.

Time management skills and ability to work well under pressure.

Proficiency in using various Microsoft Office applications such as World, Excel, Access, Power Point and Outlook. Familiar with Internet applications

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's Degree in life science or health-related field with 2+ years of clinical or research laboratory experience. Excellent interpersonal communication both through technology and in person. Good analytical skills to evaluate the importance and urgency of problems, ability to solve non-routine issues. Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced setting

Strong organizational skills, as well as patience and steady commitment toward achievement of goals. Strong computer skills (e.g LabVantage, iLab, File Maker Pro, Microsoft Office, EPIC) Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Grossman School of Medicine provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Grossman School of Medicine is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.

If you wish to view NYU Grossman School of Medicine's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.

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