Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Research Study Assistant I (Epidemiology/Bio-Statistics) in New York, New York
Research Study Assistant I (Epidemiology/Bio-Statistics)
Job Posting Number: 14667
Research – Other
July 13, 2017
At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.
Research is integral to our mission at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), and clinical trials help us discover better forms of patient care and treatment. Our extraordinary researchers and clinicians work together to drive innovation and tackle some of the greatest challenges of biomedical science. The Epidemiology Department at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) focuses on cancer prevention by investigating the causes/risks of developing cancer and by evaluating the effect of screening. We are currently seeking a Research Study Assistant to conduct patient recruitment for a pancreatic tumor registry study.
Hours: Monday-Friday 9 am – 5 pm
A Bachelor’s Degree OR High school diploma with two years medical or research experience at MSK.
A strong work ethic to consistently achieve results
Effective verbal communication skills
Desire to work in a fast-paced environment
Detail-oriented and organized
Able to work independently and collaboratively to accomplish study goals
Exercises good judgment
Skilled in use of computers and databases
Familiar with medical/cancer terminology or is interested in science/medicine
A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
Able to hold yourself and others accountable in order to achieve goals and live up to commitments
An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding
Resilient in recovering from setbacks and skilled at finding detours around obstacles
Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances
Interested in medical terminology and science
You are comfortable with or interested in working with and organizing large amounts of data
Utilize appropriate methodologies to approach patients for study recruitment, completion of research protocol activities, including collection of biospecimens
Abstract patient health information by reviewing patient medical charts and existing databases
Maintenance of study databases, data entry, and data quality monitoring and assurance
Provide clerical and administrative support, such as preparation of study mailings and following up with patients as needed to complete research protocol activities
Generate data reports on the progress of research protocol as needed
Ensure that all appropriate Institutional, State, and Federal regulations are followed throughout the research protocol and that research protocols are approved by Institutional Review Board, and all regulatory documentation is completed
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