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Patient Research Coordinator

Weill Cornell Medicine
Job Location:
New York, New York
Laboratory and Research
Title: Patient Research Coordinator

Location: Brooklyn; Lower East Side; Queens; Upper East Side

Org Unit: All of Us (PMI/HPO)

Work Days:

Exemption Status: Non-exempt

Position Summary

This role recruits and enrolls study participants into clinical research programs at Weill Cornell Medicine. Responsibilities include various recruitment (email, phone, in-clinic, table events) and enrollment activities (which may include patient education, informed consent, phlebotomy, physical measurements, and vital signs). This role serves as a point of contact for the team and leads the training and mentoring of junior staff in study activities. Incumbents may be assigned to conduct program activities at healthcare locations across the Upper East Side, Lower Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and elsewhere. Commitment to accuracy, high attention-to-detail, and ability to work independently are critical competencies for the role.

Job Responsibilities
  • Serves as a point of contact for the team, leading majority of the daily clinical activities.
  • Responsible for various study activities, such as consent, physical measurements, phlebotomy.
  • Responsible for patient engagement activities, such as education, recruitment, scheduling, follow-up.
  • Assists with brand awareness: marketing, flyer distribution, recruitment table presence.
  • Responsible for data capture and entry: documentation study activities into REDCap.
  • Assists in the development of research designs.
  • Assists in preparation of materials and submissions to Institutional Review Board as needed.
  • Provides guidance and training to new and junior patient research assistants.
  • Participates on special projects as assigned.
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Bachelor's degree in the Sciences, Public Affairs, Public Administration, Marketing, Communications or Theatre is preferred.
  • Sales, marketing, or recruitment experience required (either in a formal or informal capacity).
  • Approximately 2 years of experience in a clinical setting. A graduate degree in a related field may be considered in lieu of experience.
  • Database management experience.
  • Experience with conducting and carrying out protocols and research coordination preferred, including experience obtaining informed consent.
  • Research experience in an academic health center with exposure to a team research environment at all levels (senior investigators, nurses, research coordinators, lab technicians) preferred.
  • Familiarity with IRB interaction, regulatory policies, database input and report generation preferred.
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish/Mandarin/Cantonese) preferred.
  • Training on REDCap and EPIC is provided, but prior experience preferred.
  • Phlebotomy training can be provided, but prior certification preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required (i.e. prior "people facing" experience).
  • Strong communication skills required
  • Strong computer and technology skills required (e.x. Microsoft suite)
Licenses and Certifications

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Position requires periodic evening and weekend hours.

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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