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NYU Medical Center Research Coordinator in New York, New York

Research Coordinator

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NYU School of Medicineis one of the nation's top-ranked medical schools. For 175 years, NYU School of Medicine has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history and enrich the lives of countless people. An integral part ofNYU Langone Health, the School of Medicine at its core is committed to improving the human condition through medical education, scientific research, and direct patient care. For more information, go, and interact with us onFacebook,TwitterandInstagram.

Position Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Research Coordinator. The New York University School of Medicine Department of Population Health is leading an exciting program to evaluate the effectiveness of the Health Justice Network (HJN). The HJN is a new program being implemented by the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) that aims to connect individuals who are being released or who are soon to be released from jail and prison incarceration to health care. The Research Coordinator position involves coordinating the Medicaid linkage study, conducting research interviews to inform program evaluation, and assisting the DOHMH in collecting and monitoring HJN administrative, programmatic, and client self-reported data. A successful applicant will be able to work independently with diverse colleagues and staff at all levels in an academic medical center environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate research activities across multiple organizations. Plan and schedule study meetings with partners at NYU, DOHMH, MOCJ, participating sites, and collaborators. Work well with other study personnel, including research personnel and program leadership at DOHMH.

  • Conduct qualitative research interviews with medical staff and patients and assist with their analysis. Gather data for tracking program implementation.

  • Manage the schedule, specifications, and transfer of administrative data used for the evaluation. Organize and maintain research records.

  • Oversee regulatory procedures required by the NYU Institutional Board (IRB) and DOHMH, and other appropriate parties in order to maintain approval to conduct human subjects research

  • Coordinate training and technical assistance activities for clinical staff, including developing agenda and meeting materials.

  • Gather program data for grant reports and presentations. Play an active role in dissemination of findings, including preparation of manuscripts and presentations.

  • Combine and evaluate information to make decisions about the relative importance of information and choosing the best solution to solve problems. Resolve complex situations and refer issues and questions with recommendation to supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • To qualify you must have a Bachelor degree or equivalent in business administration, health care administration or related field.

  • Minimum of two years of progressively responsible project coordination experience, preferably in a research setting.

  • Proficiency in using various Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, Access, Power Point and Outlook. Familiar with Internet applications.

  • Effective oral, written, communication, interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to interface effectively with all levels of management and must work and communicate effectively with both internal and external customers.

  • Ability to work within a team environment as well as independently.

  • Commitment to continuous learning as required by department administration.

  • Ability to operate research related equipment

  • Ability to work and make decisions independently.

  • Time management skills and ability to multitask.

  • Ability to identify, analyze and solve problems: Ability to work well under pressure.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 years of work experience, preferably in public health or medical research, is preferred.

  • Master's degree in public administration, public health, Epidemiology, Psychology or Social Work is preferred.

  • Experience working at or with the DOHMH preferred.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.NYU School of Medicine provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.NYU School of Medicine is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.

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NYU School of Medicine


Population Health-Epidemiology (S1547)

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