• Research Study Assistant I (All Departments/Services)

    Job Locations USA-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/9/2018 12:22 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Research - Clinical
  • Job Description

    Research Study Assistant


    Hours: Initial training M-F 9 am – 5 pm; Variable four day weekly schedule M-F 8 am to 6 pm based on needs.


    As an integral member of the research team, and in compliance with all regulatory, institutional, and departmental requirements, the Research Study Assistant assists with the maintenance of Patient Management and Data Management on clinical studies.  The Research Study Assistant works closely with MSK and each participating institution on data collection, entry and analysis and ensuring data quality and integrity throughout the life of the study.


    You Have:

    • A Bachelor’s degree OR High school diploma with 2 years medical or research experience at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK)
    • At least 2 year commitment to the role
    • Excellent Communication, attention to detail, information and time management, administrative and Computer Skills


    You Are:

    • A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
    • Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
    • Able to hold yourself and others accountable in order to achieve goals and live up to commitments
    • An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding
    • Resilient in recovering from setbacks and skilled at finding detours around obstacles
    • Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances
    • Interested in medical terminology and science
    • You are comfortable with or interested in working with and organizing large amounts of data

    You Will:

    • Be responsible for data collection including utilizing appropriate methodologies to collect human subject information for a research project, database and/or protocol (clinical trial) by reviewing patient charts, existing databases, and other sources within a specified timeframe
    • Interact with team members and individuals across MSK regarding data input
    • Generate data reports and deliver to all necessary parties on the progress of research project, database or protocol
    • Ensure that all appropriate Institutional, State, and Federal regulations are followed throughout the research project, database or protocol, and that research protocols are approved by Institutional Review Board and all regulatory documentation is completed
    • Provide clerical and administrative support, such as filing and scheduling meetings and appointments as needed
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