Research Coordinator/Technician

The SUNY College of Optometry is seeking a Clinical Research Technician/Coordinator.  The successful candidate will be detail-oriented and possess strong interpersonal skills to work with clinicians, patients, administrators, monitors and sponsors.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Ensure research studies are conducted in accordance with Good Clinical Practice guidelines and requirements of the SUNY College of Optometry and study sponsors
  • Answer questions regarding current clinical research studies from patients, faculty and students (inclusion/exclusion criteria, risks/benefits, study duration, etc.).
  • Coordinate research study visits for subjects and research staff/doctors
  • Screen, consent and enroll subjects
  • Prepare exam rooms for study visits and assist doctor with study visits
  • Perform limited study procedures independently after appropriate training (e.g. administer surveys, run automated machinery, measure visual acuity, teach insertion/removal of contact lenses, dispense glasses, etc.)
  • Draw and prepare blood or urine samples for drug trials
  • Assist with data entry/management (e.g. source documents, case report forms)
  • Resolve data queries with study sponsors
  • Assist preparation of adverse event reports
  • Coordinate dispensing, logging and return of study drugs/devices
  • Facilitate requisition of outside documentation as appropriate (past medical records, etc.)
  • Prepare regulatory documents, registration of trials, IRB applications, and reports to the study sponsor

Preferred Qualifications for this Research foundation of SUNY position:

  • Clinical research training or experience
  • Health related training (e.g., medical technician, nursing, phlebotomy, physician assistant)
  • Strong computer skills including database management and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Comfortable working with both pediatric and adult patients
  • Willing to work flexible hours with some evenings and weekends

 

Applications accepted through July 30, 2014 or until the position is filled. Resumes should be sent to:

Kathryn Richdale, OD, PhD
Director, Clinical Vision Research Center
SUNY College of Optometry
33 West 42nd Street, New York, New York 10036

Email: krichdale@sunyopt.edu

 

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As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin and veteran or disability status.