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RESEARCH SPECIALIST-EPID

BRONX, NY, US


 

At Montefiore, DOING MORE means building on a history of firsts to create the future of healthcare. For over 100 years, we’ve been pushing the boundaries of medicine with innovations such as the intravenous cardiac pacemaker and one of the nation’s first pediatric kidney transplants. And as we continue to move forward, we look for professionals who want to join our team of leaders and trailblazers to advance the health of our communities in Westchester, the Hudson Valley and the Bronx.

 

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, the Research Assistant will coordinate and oversee all activities of a clinical research study that focuses on fatty liver disease in children. Responsibilities include subject recruitment, retention and follow-up; attainment of consent; the coordination of tests and procedures between participants; data entry and maintenance; preparing IRB applications and regulatory documents; performing simple, research-related medical activities; and attending research team meetings.

 

Job Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree Preferred

Associate's Degree Required

Minimum of 3 years work experience; specifically as a clinical trial coordinator or research assistant

Applicant proficiencies must include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); knowledge of RedCap preferred, though not required.   Excellent communication and coordination skills also necessary. Experience with Pediatric  patients is preferred. Native Spanish speakers or those fluent in Spanish are preferred.

As a requirement of the position, the individual will be trained to use one medical device (FibroScan) while being supervised by the PI or study physician. Usage of the device requires no previous medical knowledge or training, though a background in anatomy or healthcare is preferable. In addition, the applicant may be asked to perform standardized patient measurements such as a waist circumference.

Must pass all required CITI courses within 3 months of employment

 

* Note: This is a grant funded , temporary position for a duration of one year.

This vacancy will be posted on internal Career Website for 5 business days.

Associates are eligible to apply for a lateral transfer after completion of one (1) year of service in their present position, with the following exception: an Associate who has received a written warning is not eligible for a transfer/promotion prior to six (6) months from date of issuance; an Associate who has been suspended is not eligible for transfer/promotion prior to one (1) year from date of suspension. Part-time Associates who have completed their probationary period can move to full-time vacancies within their department provided such movement will not unreasonably reduce the operational efficiency of that department. Probationary period is three (3) months for full-time employees, and four (4) months for part-time employees who works more than 3/5 of the normal workweek.


Mission:
To heal, to teach, to discover and to advance the health of the communities we serve.

Vision:
To be a premier academic medical center that transforms health and enriches lives.

Values
Define our philosophy of care, they shape our actions and motivate and inspire us to pursue excellence and achieve the goals we have set forth for the future. Our values include:

  • Humanity
  • Innovation
  • Teamwork
  • Diversity
  • Equity