Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Research Study Specialist (Developmental Therapeutic Center) in New York, New York
Research Study Specialist (Developmental Therapeutic Center)
Job Posting Number: 11357
Research – Other
September 1, 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 2016. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.
Research Study Specialist
Hours: Initial training M-F 9 am – 5 pm; Variable four day weekly schedule M-F 8 am to 6 pm based on needs.
As an integral member of the research team, and in compliance with all regulatory, institutional, and departmental requirements, the Research Study Specialist assists with the maintenance of Patient Management and Data Management on clinical studies. The Research Study Assistant works closely with MSK and each participating institution on data collection, entry and analysis and ensuring data quality and integrity throughout the life of the study.
Research is integral to our mission at Memorial Sloan Kettering, and clinical trials help us discover better forms of patient care and treatment. Our extraordinary scientists and clinicians work together to drive innovation and tackle some of the greatest challenges of biomedical science.
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
Be responsible for managing retrospective research projects and biospecimen projects
This will involve data collection and QC, drafting retrospective research protocols, biospecimen collection, tracking, and logistics, and generating reports and/or providing updates to the PI(s)
You would also be involved in the correlative studies of therapeutic protocols, coordinating meetings with the PIs, and provide assistance to other RSAs as needed
Ensure that all appropriate Institutional, State, and Federal regulations are followed throughout the research project, database or protocol, and that research protocols are approved by Institutional Review Board and all regulatory documentation is completed
Provide clerical and administrative support, such as filing and scheduling meetings and appointments as needed
Excellent Communication, attention to detail, information and time management, administrative and Computer Skills
A Bachelor’s degree and 2 years clinical research experience at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) or an in external clinical role
The ideal candidate would be someone who is responsible, organized, detail-oriented, likes taking initiative, and can communicate with different departments
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