Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Research Project Coordinator - Cancer Health Equity Research Program (Kings County Hospital Cancer Center, Brooklyn) in New York, New York

Research Project Coordinator – Cancer Health Equity Research Program (Kings County Hospital Cancer Center, Brooklyn)

Job Posting Number: 23321

Research – Clinical

New York,NY

June 15, 2018

Company Overview:

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.

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Job Details:

The Office of Clinical Research Administration at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is hiring for a Research Project Coordinator (RPC) to work on-site at the Kings County Hospital Cancer Center (KCHC) . The RPC will be a member of the Cancer Health Equity Research Program , in which they will serve as a liaison between KCHC and MSK. As an integral member of the research team and in compliance with all regulatory, institutional, and departmental requirements the RPC performs data collection, quality control and data analysis for research projects, databases, and research protocols within MSK.

You will:

  • Responsible for data management activities and for data accuracy and integrity associated with clinical research within the disease management team and/or service specific level.

  • Responsible for protocol submission, drafting site consents, reviewing protocol logistics.

  • Facilitate in navigating KCHC patients to MSK clinical trials at main campus.

  • 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.

  • Assists in managing clinical research 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.

  • Responsible for regulatory compliance and 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 department needs. Manages ongoing departmental projects and creates processes to ensure that goals are met.

  • Participates or coordinates on both inter-institutional and intra-institutional 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.

  • Experience in clinical research and/or other applicable research investigation. Relevant graduate work would be considered in lieu of minimum experience.

  • 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).

*This position will be primarily based at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn.


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