Research Project Associate, Office of Health Equity (OHE)
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Location: New York, New York
Academic / Research
Internal Number: 62343
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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Are you passionate about cancer health disparities?
We are hiring a Research Project Associates (RPA) to join the Office of Health Equity (OHE). The OHE's mission is to decrease cancer health disparities experienced by certain racial, ethnic and low-socioeconomic populations. In this role you will provide data management and regulatory support for our studies, on-site management of protocol operations, and support for our community outreach and engagement efforts.
Perform data management activities for our clinical research activities to ensure data accuracy and integrity
Be responsible for protocol submissions, drafting site consents, reviewing protocol logistics.
Facilitate in navigating CHERP site patients to MSK clinical trials at main campus.
Utilize appropriate methodologies to collect patient/human subject information for research projects, databases, and/or protocols.
Generate reports to all necessary parties on the progress of the research projects, databases, or protocols.
Communicate with staff at all levels (principal investigators, clinical and research support staff).
Perform regular audits to ensure that the data collected is complete and accurate and that research project was carried out as outlined.
Be responsible for regulatory compliance and ensures that all appropriate Institutional, State, and Federal regulations are followed.
Ensure that research protocols are approved by the Institutional Review Board and followed as written.
Participate or coordinate on both inter-institutional and intra-institutional organization-wide research projects as requested.
At least 1 year of clinical research in oncology, or as determined by hiring manager.
Bilingual language fluency is strongly preferred
Must be able to work independently, be flexible, and meet tight deadlines.
Experience or interest in health disparities
2 RPA positions available - 1 for MSK Nassau in Uniondale, Long Island; 1 for NYC borough hospitals. Both positions will have 1 day/week at our main hospital campus in Manhattan and cross cover all CHERP partner hospitals.
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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.