The candidate will work closely with Neurology Faculty on a clinical research study involving genetic testing and counseling for people with Parkinsonâ€™s disease. This role involves significant patient interaction and collaboration with physicians and administrators. Great opportunity for a person interested in pursuing a career in medical genetics or genetic counseling.
Responsible for coordinating and executing all aspects of a fast-growing study for Columbia University.
Recruiting and consenting subjects (Parkinson's disease patients) via telemedicine and in-person.
Assessing potential participantsâ€™ study eligibility and capacity to consent.
Conducting clinical interviews on medical and family history with participants.
Administering study-specific assessments including the Montreal Cognitive Assessment Exam.
Overseeing sample collection.
Entering data into electronic case report forms.
Performing IRB regulatory submissions: write and edit project summary protocols and consent forms; update the protocols for modifications and renewals when necessary.
Assist with writing and editing manuscripts and grants as necessary.
Requires a Bachelor's Degree and at least 1.5 years of related experience or equivalent in education, training and experience.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills; attention to detail and strong organizational skills are a must.
Fluency in Spanish.
Familiarity with Excel and SPSS is preferred.
Prior clinical experience, experience with IRB submissions, and administering cognitive exams is helpful.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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