Advertised Summary Job Description: The Division of Infectious Diseases seeks to hire a skilled individual who enjoys working with people to work as a Clinical Research Coordinator for several studies. The Clinical Research Coordinator will engage in all aspects of the research process, including: recruitment, administration of informed consent, performance of study procedures including questionnaires, physical measurements, collection and processing of biospecimens, data management, and regulatory matters.
For the primary study, the All of Us Research Program, the Clinical Research Coordinator will explain the study procedures to participants and facilitate digital enrollment in the program if the participant is eligible. The Clinical Research Coordinator will be responsible for day-to-day recruitment for this study, which includes but is not limited to: active interaction with potential participants in high-volume patient waiting rooms, participating in weekly meetings with enrollment team, maintaining screening and recruitment logs, assessing and reporting barriers to recruitment. Research coordination also includes working with clinicians and study team members to facilitate and confirm that each participant meets eligibility criteria specified. In addition, the Clinical Research Coordinator will be responsible for obtaining in-person informed consent, administration of study questionnaires, collecting biospecimens (i.e., blood, saliva, urine), and maintaining regulatory research records for participant and study.
The Clinical Research Coordinator will also work on other NIH-funded studies focused on long-term clinical outcomes in HIV. In this role, the Clinical Research Coordinator will work with other study team members to support day-to-day recruitment performance of study procedures, as well as regulatory and data management. In this capacity, the Clinical Research Coordinator will recruit participants from different sites, obtain in-person informed consent, administer questionnaires, perform study evaluations (i.e., measurement of height, weight, and blood pressure), collect biospecimens (i.e., blood, saliva, urine, stool), process biospecimens, enter data and help to maintain the study database. For all studies, the Clinical research coordinator will follow research protocols and determine data management requirements for each participant enrolled as well as interact with the regulatory office to maintain regulatory documents and administrative files for each protocol.
The Clinical Research Coordinator will work independently as well as part of a team. The coordinator will be required to relate to diverse populations with compassion, discretion, and follow-through. S/he will connect with participants to build rapport for long-term commitment to and engage with all members of the research programs. Perform additional responsibilities as needed.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education, training and experience, plus two years of related experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Position requires excellent organizational, communication (oral and written), and interpersonal skills, attention to detail and the ability to work independently. Proficiency in Microsoft Office required.
Preferred Qualifications: Phlebotomy skills preferred. Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred, fluency in other languages will be considered.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_174068
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