Research Study Assistant
For more than 20 years, Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities (IHCD) has worked to identify and eliminate disparities in health and cancer treatment among immigrants and minorities. Housed at **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. since 2011, the IHCD Service offers a wide range of programs for patients, healthcare professionals, and patient advocates. Our team uses a multidisciplinary approach to address gaps in healthcare at the local, national, and global levels. Our community-based programs provide a gateway to health education and services for immigrants and other medically underserved minorities in New York City and beyond.
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.
Language Requirement - French Fluency
A Bachelor’s degree - OR - High school diploma with 2 years medical or research experience at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK)
A genuine interest in working in health disparities research
Excellent Communication, attention to detail, information and time management, administrative and Computer Skills
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
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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