Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Research Project Coordinator - Leukemia Service, Department of Medicine in New York, New York

Research Project Coordinator – Leukemia Service, Department of Medicine

Job Posting Number: 14925

Research – Clinical

New York,NY

July 17, 2017

Company Overview:

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Job Details:

The Leukemia Service within the Department of Medicine is hiring for a Research Project Coordinator (RPC) . As an integral member of the research team and in compliance with all regulatory, institutional, and departmental requirements the Research Project Coordinator performs data collection, quality control and data analysis for research projects, databases, and research protocols within Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Responsible for data/project management activities and for data accuracy and integrity associated with clinical research within the Leukemia Service. Participates in special projects and task forces as determined by management.

You will:

  • Will be working closely with management to assist in protocols in development.

  • Will assist in protocol submission, drafting of consents, reviewing protocol logistics.

  • Assist in protocol audits- reviewing and collecting regulatory documents, provide data entry assistance if needed.

  • House all CVs, medical licenses, certifications and ensure they are current.

  • Participates in special projects and task forces as determined by management.

  • Utilizes appropriate methodologies to collect patient/human subject information for a research project, database, and/or protocol.

  • Generates reports to all necessary parties on the progress of the research project, database, or protocol, as needed.

  • Assists in managing departmental data.

  • Communicates with staff at all levels (principal investigators, clinical and research support staff).

  • Performs regular audits to ensure that the data collected is complete and accurate and to ensure that the research project was carried out as outlined.

  • Ensures that all appropriate Institutional, State, and Federal regulations are followed throughout the course of a research project, database, or protocol. Ensures that research protocols are approved by the Institutional Review Board and followed as written.

  • Ensures that workflow is controlled and meets departmental needs. Manages ongoing departmental projects and creates processes to ensure that goals are met.

  • Participates or coordinates on both interdepartmental and intradepartmental organization-wide research projects as requested.

  • Provides leadership, organizational, creative, or clerical support to established and new research initiatives.

You need:

  • At least 3 years of relevant (clinical research) experience (2 year with Masters), or as determined by hiring manager.

  • Or a minimum of a High School Diploma with at least 3 – 4 years MSKCC clinical research experience.

  • A Master’s degree is preferred.

  • Must be able to work independently, be flexible, and meet tight deadlines.

  • Microsoft applications, database knowledge a plus.

  • Must have a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the regulations pertaining to human subject protection (including 21 CFR and 45 CFR 46 of the United States Code of Federal Regulations) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

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