Research Project Coordinator - Orthopaedic Service, Department of Surgery
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
May 23, 2018
New York, New York
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. For the 28th 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 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor's Employees' Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We're treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.Job Details:The Department of Surgery is seeking a Research Project Coordinator for the Orthopaedic Service. The primary responsibility of the position includes oversight and management of a multicenter surgical trial as well as several other prospective protocols. The RPC will also maintain the Orthopaedic Caisis database and assist with several retrospective waivers and projects. As an integral member of the Orthopaedic research team and in compliance with all regulatory, institutional, and departmental requirements, perform data collection and data entry and participate in data analysis for protocol/non-protocol studies within MSK. Bachelor's Degree strongly preferred or High School Diploma with 3-4 years of MSK research/medical experience is required or military experience can be used in place of educational requirement. Knowledge of medical and clinical trial terminology is highly preferred, as is an interest in science. This position requires the incumbent to complete tasks of moderate to standard difficulty under limited supervision and/or to assist more senior research staff in working on more difficult assignments.In addition, the qualified candidate will need the following:Excellent verbal, and written communication skillsAttention to detail and strong organizational skillsAbility to organize and take initiative when indicatedAbility to identify issues proactively and follow through to completionAbility to work independently and escalate issues as appropriateAbility to effectively interact with a variety of individuals at different levels including internal and external staffEnsure that workflow is controlled and meets departmental needs. Manages ongoing departmental projects and creates processes to ensure that goals are met.Ensure that research protocols are approved by the Institutional Review Board and followed as written.Perform regular audits to ensure that the data collected is complete and accurate and to ensure that the research project was carried out as outlined.Generate reports to all necessary parties on the progress of the research project, database, or protocol, as needed.Assist with high level departmental projects requiring data management support; provide data entry solutions as needed.Communicate with staff at all levels (principal investigators, clinical and research support staff).Provide leadership, organizational, creative, or clerical support to established and new research initiatives.Participate or coordinate on both interdepartmental and intradepartmental organization-wide research projects as requested.Must be able to train and guide the RSA in the serviceMust 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).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.#LI-PB1MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.
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As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.