The Columbia University Medical Center/Presbyterian Hospital Division of Neurocritical Care within the Department of Neurology is currently hiring a VHO Clinical Research Coordinators (CRC) - PRN - for all Nights/Weekends/Holidays - Students, Postdocs, Certified CRCs, EMTs, Paramedics, RNs are strongly welcomed to apply.
Coordinates and conducts research protocols in a manner that ensures quality, consistency, timeliness, accuracy and patient safety.
Confirmation of qualified potential subjects for the clinical research study assigned as outlined in IRB approval protocols and performing study procedures; CRC will work with study physician on call (POC) to confirm subject eligibility. Upon confirmation CRC will come on-site (within 30 minutes of confirming) to assist in protocol specific procedures.
Follows protocol specific time line and procedures for subjects who are active in a NeuroICU clinical research trial.
Becomes thoroughly familiar with the protocol, case report form, informed consent, source documentation, and study medication(s) for the assigned research study.
Working in conjunction with hospital clinical staff and communication with the treating teams.
Performs appropriate research protocol procedures which may include, but are not limited to: ensuring that all required physiological assessments and recordings are being completed/collected (i.e., vital signs, pregnancy tests, radiological tests, ECGs, etc); all study related specimen processing & storage, and acute stroke assessments.
Performs basic lab procedures, such as: specimen processing as per study protocol, centrifuge operation, storing of lab specimens, accountability of specimens.
All other projects as assigned.
Approximately 90% of the work can be accomplished remotely (screening/identifying study subjects/communication with clinical team) but candidate must be able to arrive to CUMC campus within 30 minutes when/if there is a potential study candidate.
Must be able to work rotating schedule which includes evening and night shifts, weekends and holidays.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience required, plus 2 years related experience.
Degree in a health-related field or some health related experience.
Excellent communication skills (interpersonal, written, verbal).
Strong attention to detail.
Excellent time management and organizational skills.
Health Sciences/Clinical/Research experience a plus.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 512059
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