Research Project Associate, Early Drug Development
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Location: New York, New York
Academic / Research
Internal Number: 2021-52154
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is seeking a Research ProjectAssociate for the Early Drug Development(EDD) in the Department of Medicine . As an integral member of the research team and in compliance with all regulatory, institutional, and departmental requirements, this person will perform data collection, quality control and data analysis for research projects, databases, and research protocols within MSKCC.
Work closely with the RPM, PIs and research nurses as part of theEDDreferral team.
Oversee the daily operations of theEDDreferral system.
Review and screen patients that are referred to theEDD(both internal and external referrals).
Maintain patient trackers; updating in real time.
Oversee theEDDs portfolio of clinical trials in regards to spot availability per eachEDDtrial (industrial and investigator initiated trials).
Identify clinical trials for patients referred to theEDDbased on internal and external medical records.
Ensure that all appropriate Institutional, State, and Federal regulations are followed throughout the course of a research project, database, or protocol.
Prepare and present at weekly meetings for theEDDclinical and research teams.
Effectively communicate with clinical and research staff across the whole institution (including regional sites).
Liaise with other groups/non-EDDstaff who participate inEDDprotocols.
Identify areas for improvement for the referral system; including development of new tools to increase accuracy and efficiency.
Participate in special projects and task forces as determined by management.
Generate reports to all necessary parties on the progress of a research project, database or clinical trial, as needed.
Assist in managing referral based data.
Perform regular in-depth audits of referral based data to ensure that data tracking methods are complete and accurate ensuring that specific research projects are carried out as outlined.
Ensure that workflow is controlled and meets departmental needs.
Manage ongoing referral based or departmental projects and create processes to ensure that goals are met.
Participate or coordinate on both interdepartmental and intradepartmental organization-wide research projects as requested.
Provide leadership, organizational, creative, or clerical support to established and new research initiatives.
Utilize appropriate methodologies to collect patient/human subject information for a research project, database, and/or protocol.
At least 3 years of relevant (clinical research) experience (2 year with Masters), or as determined by hiring manager.
Or a minimum of a High School Diploma with at least 3 4 years MSKCC clinical research experience.
A Masters degree is preferred.
Must be able to work independently, be flexible, and meet tight deadlines.
Experience in clinical research and/or other applicable research investigation. Relevant graduate work would be considered in lieu of minimum experience.
Experience coordinating industrial studies.
Microsoft applications, including Access, database knowledge a plus.
A comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the regulations and guidelines pertaining to human subject protection (including 21 CFR and 45 CFR 46 of the United States Code of Federal Regulations), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Good Clinical Research Guidelines (GCP) and MSKCC policies and regulations.
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