Haitian Creole Fluent Clinical Research Coordinator
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Location: New York, New York
Academic / Research
Internal Number: 61650
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. We're treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.
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As the world's oldest and largest private cancer center, absolutely everything that we do is focused on changing the way that the world treats cancer. Research is integral to our mission at Memorial Sloan Kettering and clinical trials help us discover better forms of patient care and treatment. Our extraordinary scientists and clinicians work together to drive innovation and tackle some of the greatest challenges of biomedical science!
We are seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator who is proficient in Haitian Creole to work in the Genomics, Risk, and Health Decision-Making Laboratory in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences. You will work with Dr. Jada Hamilton on studies that include novel approaches for delivering clinical genetics cancer care. Coordinator will also assist on a new study aimed at developing and evaluating educational materials about genetic testing for cancer patients who speak different languages and have diverse cultural and educational backgrounds. This full-time position is currently funded for three years. This position requires proficiency in Haitian Creole.
At Memorial Sloan Kettering, we have exciting opportunities for hybrid work (mix of onsite and remote work)!
Willing to take action and eager to embrace new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, passion and attention to detail
An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and carrying out communications based on that understanding.
Able to work efficiently and effectively;
Flexible and works well independently as well as in a team setting;
Able to travel regularly to local research sites including Queens Cancer Center and Kings County Hospital Center;
Fluent in Haitian Creole, verbal and written.
Coordinate and carry out patient recruitment;
Acquire informed consent and coordinate assessment batteries;
Screen patient records and databases to determine patient eligibility for studies;
Maintain study database, codebook, and procedures for data entry and monitoring;
Support the PI and the team as needed for data analysis and relevant project duties;
Conduct regular audits of the data to ensure data accuracy and integrity;
Ensure that patient registration, informed consent procedures, and handling of data meet all institutional and governmental requirements;
Provide regular reports to the PI regarding study progress and challenges and work with the PI to address any problems that arise;
Assist the Principal Investigator and study team with regulatory and administrative submissions both at MSK and with study funding agencies;
Participate in weekly study meetings;
Assist in the preparation of presentations and manuscripts;
Perform literature searches and other tasks as needed.
High School Diploma, Bachelor's degree preferred;
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office; REDCap and SPSS advantageous;
Competitive compensation packages | Sick Time |Generous Vacation+ 12 holidays to recharge & refuel| Internal Career Mobility & Performance Consulting | Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA & Dependent Care|403b Retirement Savings Plan Match|Tuition Reimbursement |Parental Leave & Adoption Assistance |Commuter Spending Account |Fitness Discounts &Wellness Program | Resource Networks| Life Insurance & Disability |
We believe in communication, openness, and thinking beyond your 8-hour day @ MSK. It's important to us that you have a sense of impact, community, and work/life balance to be and feel your best.
Our Hiring Process
You review the posting, agree it sounds like a great fit & apply. If your profile aligns, our Talent Acquisition team will contact you to schedule a phone interview . After speaking with the Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will connect with the Hiring Manager by phone or video. If both you and the hiring manage feel the position is a fit, our team will perform reference checks, make an offer, and discuss onboarding and orientation.
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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.