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Clinical Research Specialist

Weill Cornell Medicine
Job Location:
New York, New York
Laboratory and Research
Title: Clinical Research Specialist

Location: Upper East Side

Org Unit: Center of Neurogenetics

Work Days: Monday-Friday

Exemption Status: Non-exempt

Position Summary

Oversees the clinical trial regulatory maintenance from study submission through closeout.

Job Responsibilities
  • Coordinates all aspects of protocol submission for research projects. Prepares and submits all necessary documents to the Clinical Science Evaluation Committee (CSEC), the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and ancillary committees.
  • Works with the research team to facilitate the enrollment of research subjects in compliance with established regulations and guidelines.
  • Reviews and confirms subject eligibility and regulatory compliance for enrollment. Submits eligibility exceptions to the IRB.
  • Performs central subject registration for specified research studies.
  • Reports all Serious Adverse Events (SAEs) to the Institutional Review Board and other agencies, as required.
  • Prepares and submits all regulatory documents to sponsor and/or contract research organization (CRO).
  • Ensures maintenance of up-to-date regulatory records and compliance with industry deadlines.
  • Provides training and mentorship to junior and new staff on subject registration and regulatory processes and procedures.
  • Maintains and disseminates accurate listings of active and potential studies to participating investigators.
  • Provides assistance for specified investigator-initiated trials.
  • Serves as the resource for detailed information on assigned protocols and other investigational research activities.
  • Coordinates site visits and audits of clinical trials.
  • Attends conferences regarding clinical trials and disseminates information to clinical staff.
  • Maintains electronic and hard copy files.
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field
  • Approximately 2 years of prior clinical research experience in a healthcare setting.
  • Master's degree in a related field can be substituted for experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Demonstrated strong communication and interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to interact with multiple constituencies and exercise "people skills".
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Suite and database applications.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to remain focused despite frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to treat confidential information with utmost discretion.
  • Ability to exercise standards of professionalism, including appearance, presentation and demeanor.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative manner with all departmental faculty and staff, as well as other institutional representatives.
Licenses and Certifications

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Standard office work

Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world. Our doctors and scientists-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization-are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U.S. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients - the center of everything we do. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Weill Cornell Medicine provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.
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