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HSS is consistently among the top-ranked hospitals for orthopedics and rheumatology by Magnet Award for Nursing Excellence, HSS was the first hospital in New York City to receive the distinguished designation. Whether you are early in your career or an expert in your field, you will find HSS an innovative, supportive and inclusive environment.. As a recipient of the
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The PRO Research Assistant for the Pediatric Orthopedic Service at the Hospital for Special Surgery is an integral member of the pediatric orthopedic clinical research team, working closely with the pediatric orthopedic team including: research staff, surgeons (attendings, residents and fellows), pediatricians, nurses, physician assistants, and administrators primarily to support and facilitate PRO studies. However the PRO Assistant may be asked to participate in or coordinate other service research initiatives at the discresion of the Research Director, Service Chief, or Service Administration. Daily responsibilities vary based on the number, type, and complexity of ongoing research, but may include: assignment of appropriate outcome measures in OBERD, collection of outcome measures, patient consent; study visit tracking; study visit coordination; data collection/entry; study reporting; abstract submission; and administrative study support & management (CRP/IRB submissions, annual continuing review submissions, investigator disclosure forms, regulatory reporting, and study voucher coordination). Typical studies include prospective and retrospective trials, outcome trials, non-interventional trials, multi-center trials and low-risk interventional trials. The clinical research assistant is part of the research team, compliant with all regulatory, institutional, and departmental requirements.
The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of EPIC and must be proficient in the use of computers and software.
Doctorate and at least 2 years experience in a hospital setting is required. Excellent oral and written communications skills are paramount due to the large number of professional interactions required for this position.
The successful candidate should possess exceptional organizational skills, time management skills, and the ability to manage several concurrent tasks. Complete proficiency in Microsoft Office and a statistical software package is mandatory.