Research Assistant

Location US-NY-New York
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/23/2018 4:18 PM)
Job ID
Research & Academia - All Openings
Emp Status
Regular Full-Time
Hours per Week


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Under supervision from a Clinical Research Coordinator, manages and executes CRP/IRB submissions for initial approvals, continuing reviews, amendments, protocol deviations, and adverse events. Ensures timeliness and accuracy of all submissions. 
  • Oversees and conducts the screening and informed consent processes for research studies. This includes phone and face-to-face interactions with patients. Updates screening tracking worksheets on a routine basis.   
  • Administers surveys (phone/email/in-person) and coordinates research-related visits and follow-ups with all relevant multidisciplinary teams. This may involve off-site visits at sports organizations and other locations.
  • Ensures subject/investigator compliance with research procedures and escalates issues to supervisor as needed.
  • Manages data collection specific to research studies. This includes the supervision of multidisciplinary teams involved in the successful conduct of the study. Performs audit and quality checks on a routine basis to make sure data entry is up to date and complete.
  • Compiles final dataset for analysis and assists in the interpretation and summarization of results.
  • Provides updates on study progress to supervisor and Principal Investigators.
  • Participates in the preparation of manuscripts for publication and abstracts/presentations for conference meetings. 
  • Assists with literature searches, as necessary.
  • Maintains and enhances professional growth through participation in seminars, educational sessions hosted by Clinical Research Administration, and Physiatry Grand Rounds.

A qualified candidate has the ability to communicate in an effective manner with management, clinical staff, and patients at HSS. 



  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in life sciences or a related field.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills as well as written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to work independently.
  • Exceptional time management skills.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of management, physicians, medical, and administrative personnel.
  • Experience in clinical research and knowledge of GCPs, HIPAA, 21CFR, and ICH is highly preferred.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Prior experience with EPIC is preferred, but not required.


Minimum Education/Training:       

  • Bachelor’s degree


  • 1-2 years of experience in clinical research
  • Proficient use of computers and software
  • Knowledge of Orthopaedic and/or Rheumatologic terminology is a plus. 
  • Knowledge of EPIC is a plus.


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