Clinical Research Coordinator - Spanish Fluency Required
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Location: New York, New York
Academic / Research
Internal Number: 2021-55115
Clinical Research Coordinator - Immigrant Health & Cancer Disparities (Spanish Fluency Required)
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 Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 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.
The position requires fluency in Spanish - written and spoken.
Hours: Initial training M-F 9 am 5 pm. In-person attendance at the office and community sites is required, with a hybrid model.
As an integral member of the research team, and in compliance with all regulatory, institutional, and departmental requirements, the Clinical Research Coordinator(CRC) assists with the maintenance of participant management and data management on research/clinical studies. In this role, you will work closely with our Taxi Network Initiative to investigate varying health concerns within NYC Taxi drivers. The CRC will be responsible for subject enrollment, interviews, data collection, entry and analysis and ensuring data quality and integrity throughout the life of the study.
Language requirement - Spanish Fluency (written and spoken)
A Bachelors degree- OR -high school diploma with 2 years medical or research experience
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 assisting in patient recruitment, and reviewing and maintaining existing databases 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 organizing and participating in study meetings as needed
At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.