25 days old

Staff Associate

Columbia University Medical Center
New York, New York 10032
  • Job Type
    Employee, Contract

The Staff Associate will report to the Principal Investigator and Associate Director of Clinical Research Operations in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology within the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine. The candidate will support clinical research through the coordination and implementation of clinical trials and protocols involving human subjects in the surgical inpatient and outpatient settings.

The candidate will adhere to assigned clinical trial/research protocols and manual of operation set forth by the sponsor, maintain screening and randomization logs and handling of correspondence appropriately, will prepare and maintain research files and charts. The candidate will identify, recruit, and consent eligible participants; conduct visits as outlined in study protocols and in accordance with Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and HIPAA guidelines. The incumbent will perform screening, counseling and recruitment of study subjects or identify potential patients for studies in research protocols.  The Staff Associate will perform research-related services such as coordinating study visits, scheduling study visits, telephone calls, data collection, data entry and transmission, specimen collection, processing and storing or shipment of specimens. The Staff Associate will be responsible for collecting, transporting, processing and shipping blood samples in accordance with federal, state and institutional policies, as well as delineated in sponsor’s protocol. The candidate will also perform venipuncture as needed in the collection of blood samples using standard sterile technique.  Ensure the appropriate tests, procedures and laboratory tests are completed. Ensure all relevant clinical staff are informed of research participation.


Additionally, the candidate will consult with medical records of outlying clinics and hospitals to obtain pertinent data and patient information. The Staff Associate will interface with various hospital departments such as medical records, radiology, nursing, information technology services, and others as needed. Coordinate the collection of all research data points as assigned, whether through research visits, chart abstraction or telephone.


The candidate will collect data and complete case report forms for all study visits as required by the protocol and consistent with GCP, HIPAA FDA/HHS, state and institutional regulations. The Staff Associate candidate will ensure regulatory documents and administrative files for each protocol are up to date. Patient research records will be created and maintained by the Staff Associate. The incumbent will also be required to enter research data into a centralized database program and other study specific electronic databases. Attend and participate in Investigator, site initiation and monitoring meetings as assigned.


The candidate will be responsible for participating in on-call activities to cover research activity off- hours. The candidate will perform other related duties as assigned.


Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer —Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.

How to Apply:

Please upload your resume and CV to http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/2606 to be considered for this position.


Bachelors in biology or related science plus four years of related experience.


Posted: 2019-02-26 Expires: 2019-03-28

Featured Jobs

Featured Employers

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Staff Associate

Columbia University Medical Center
New York, New York 10032

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast