Project Staff Assistant

Stony Brook, NY
Sep 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Project Staff Assistant-1702178

Required Qualifications: (As Evidenced by an Attached Resume)

Bachelor's degree. Two (2) years of full time experience in clinical research or patient engagement.

Preferred Qualifications:

Additional years of experience in clinical research or patient engagement. Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks when needed. Organization skills and proper time management.

Brief Description of Duties:

The Project Staff Assistant will provide a platform to facilitate successful recruitment of research participants, in underserved populations, in a manner that promotes the overarching goals of the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program.

  • Responsible for planning and developing a recruitment unit dedicated to supporting the recruitment of trial participants into clinical research studies.
  • Responsible for clinical research, patient engagement, communications, cultural competency, and ethics so that potential participants can be notified of research opportunities in an ethical and effective way.
  • Liaise with other research Innovation centers, community outreach organizations, and local clinical partners.
  • Record and provide participant data with importance on patient privacy safeguarding and regulations pertaining to privacy and human subject protection.
  • Facilitate regulatory procedures and platforms for data management.
  • Help study teams identify and characterize target populations, develop recruitment and retention strategies as well as contingency plans for studies that are in immediate danger of not meeting enrollment goals. Use different web data bases like Electronic heath record (EHR) based cohort assessment.
  • Work closely with the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Program.
  • Inform and educate participants on studies they are in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and ensure consistency with any consent documents used.
  • Report all information to principle investigator.
  • Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.
  • Special Notes: This is a full time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.

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    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 five Health Sciences schools — Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, 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: Project Staff Assistant
    Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
    Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
    Department/Hiring Area: Psychiatry-CTSA-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
    Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8Psychiatry-CTSA-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
    Posting Start Date: Sep 13, 2017
    Posting End Date: Sep 27, 2017, 11:59:00 PM
    Salary: $65,000-$85,000 / Annual @ 1.0 FTE CWE
    Salary Grade: E99


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