Research Program Coordinator - Commack

Job Description

Research Program Coordinator - Commack-1702109

Required Qualifications: (As Evidenced by an Attached Resume)

Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Public Health, or a related field. One (1) year of full-time experience working in a research setting. Experience administering mental and/or physical health assessments. Proficiency with MS Excel.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience coordinating a research study in a clinical setting. Experience administering cognitive functioning assessments. Experience in data analysis and data cleaning. Supervisory or experience training others. Working knowledge of Qualtrics and/or Access. Experience installing and maintaining electronic equipment. Familiarity with the World Trade Center Program policies and procedures.

Brief Description of Duties:

The Research Program Coordinator’s role is to support the Senior Research Program Coordinator in the implementation, coordination and supervision of research-based assessments and research-related data entry in the clinical setting. The successful candidate must possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. S/he will advance multiple projects and must be highly organized and goal-oriented. The incumbent must be able to learn and adapt to new computerized programs in coordinating the collection of data.

S/he will perform the following duties:

  • Implement and train clinical staff on research-based measures and procedures.
  • Monitor the administration of existing research-based assessments by staff, including the preparation of a monthly report to detect administration gaps and errors.
  • Re-train staff as needed.
  • Help with installation and maintenance of electronic equipment to include; updating or modifying tablets and laptops and maintaining dynamometers required to administer patient assessments.
  • Develop, manage and utilize databases and computer programs to identify patients' research status, including needed consents and research-based assessments and communicate this information to clinical and research staff.
  • Inform diagnostic plans and research on cognitive and physical aging among World Trade Center responders, including: pulling together, cleaning and reviewing mental and physical health data; coordinating relevant screening and research participation with patients, healthcare providers, specialists and investigators; and performing statistical analyses and summarizing the findings.
  • Work in conjunction with the Senior Research Program Coordinator to coordinate between clinical and research staff to design and update protocols for administering research-based assessments that correspond to clinical workflows.
  • Provide additional support to the Senior Research Coordinator as needed.
  • Supervise undergraduate-level students to ensure accuracy with data entry.
  • Act as back-up for administration of consents and research-based assessments.
  • Prepare and submit necessary IRB documents and amendments. After approval, guarantee the implementation of practices required by IRB.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Special Notes: This position is located in Commack.Occasional travel between the Commack and Mineola clinics will be required.

FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain the FLSA exemption

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About Stony Brook:

Long Island’s premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University’s entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook’s health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, the six Health Sciences schools — Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare — as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County’s only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children’s, with more than 160 pediatric specialists, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.

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Official Job Title: Research Support Specialist
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Commack
Department/Hiring Area: Medicine - WTC Health Program-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Medicine - WTC Health Program-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Posting Start Date: Jul 13, 2017
Posting End Date: Jul 27, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: $36,000-$45,000 / Annual @ 1.0 FTE CWE
Salary Grade: N11


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