Columbia University Research Assistant - Cardiology in New York, New York
Job TitleResearch Assistant - Cardiology
Job Code Title
Job Requisition Number 094948
Department 7518- MED Medicine
Location Medical Center
Job Type Support Staff Full-Time Regular
Bargaining Unit 1199 / SSA Area
If temporary, indicate duration
Hours Per Week 35
Job Family Research Support (Laboratory and Non-Laboratory)
Salary Grade Technical 5-075
Salary Range $941.84/week
Advertised Summary Job Description Under direct supervision of the Research Manager and the Principal Investigator, the Research Assistant will assist the research team with designated clinical trials. Following protocol specific criteria the incumbent will identify and recruit potential subjects for enrollment. Additional duties include obtaining informed consent and ensuring proper execution of the study protocol including visit specific procedures (assisting with medical history, ECG collection, obtaining vital signs, collection and processing of samples, 6MWT, and administration of questionnaires). The candidate will also be charged with the collection of other relevant clinical data, keeping charts/records compete and up to date, and timely entry of study specific databases (electronic and paper). The position entails extensive interaction with research participants and serving as liaison for research participants' outside clinical care.
Specific regulatory responsibilities include assisting with the completion and submission of new clinical trials applications to the IRB; writing plain language informed consent documents; tracking and facilitating the progress of new trials through the review process; correspondence with the IRB and investigators throughout the review process; collection, completion, and submission of regulatory documents. Candidate will also assist with training clinical and study staff on the study protocol. The Research Assistant will perform other responsibilities as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications for Grade
Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Requires a bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, physics or related science and at least 1.5 years of related experience or equivalent in training and/or experience.
The candidate selected for this position is required to undergo a drug screening test prior to a final offer of employment being made.
Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications
Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Microsoft Office proficiency required. Must be well-organized, proactive and enthusiastic self-starter with strong verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to prioritize, multi-task, meet deadlines and be able to function effectively as part of the research team (physicians, nurses, and research staff). Technological savvy, high attention to detail and ability to work independently and solve problems.
Preferred Qualifications Certificate in phlebotomy is desired.
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This position works with: Bloodborne pathogens
Contact with patients and/or research subjects
HIPAA Compliance training required Yes
Participation in Medical Surveillance required Yes
What type of posting? Is this a waiver request? Standard Posting
Requisition Open Date 10-05-2018
Requisition Close Date Open Until Filled
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