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Research Data Associate

Company: NYU Langone Health
Location: New York
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Job Description:

NYU Grossman School of Medicine is one of the nation's top-ranked medical schools. For 175 years, NYU Grossman 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 of NYU Langone Health, the Grossman 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 to, and interact with us on LinkedInGlassdoorIndeed, FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

Position Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Research Data Associate.

In this role, the successful candidate The Research Data Associate (RDA) will work at NYU Langone Health and Bellevue Hospital. S/he will work on multiple health services research studies, including a federally funded study entitled Financial Incentive Strategies for Smoking Cessation in High-Risk Hospitalized Patients II (FIESTA II The grant is co-led by Drs. Joseph Ladapo of the Department of Medicine at UCLA and Scott Sherman of the Section for Tobacco Alcohol and Drug Use in DPH. The RDA will assist the study Research Coordinator in ensuring the accurate execution of the study protocol in accordance with Good Clinical Practices, HIPAA, IRB, and sponsor regulations. The RDA will obtain informed consent and administer surveys to patients. S/he will transfer data from patient surveys and other forms to REDCap, the state Quitline. The RDA will be responsible for setting up, distributing, and recording payment of all participant incentives. S/he will interface directly with patients/subjects to provide education about the study and obtain informed consent, and with the studys Principal Investigator, Co-Investigators, and other study staff to provide updates about the studys progress and any issues that arise. S/he will also be responsible for study-related administrative duties, including procuring supplies, scheduling meetings, and maintaining equipment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • 1. Enroll patients in the study, obtain informed consent
    2. Administer surveys to patients
    3. Process forms and transfer data to the state Quitline or to the text messaging service
    4. Transfer data from surveys and forms completed by patients into REDCap
    5. Assist the Project Manager in preparing IRB initial and continuing review applications to ensure study meets all regulatory requirements
  • 6. Conduct preliminary data analysis and prepare reports to share with study staff
    7. Administer and document participant payments
  • 8. Demonstrates knowledge of the organizations Core Values and incorporates them into the performance of duties.
    9. Human Subjects Research Assists in the submission of necessary documents required by the Institutional Review Board (IRB), in order to obtain approval to conduct human subjects research. Secures accurate signatures and forward documents and/or forms to appropriate destination. Ensures the accurate execution of research protocols in accordance with Good Clinical Practices, HIPAA. Monitors any outward effects or issues regarding patient/subject safety and reports this to the appropriate party. Oversees the monthly enrollment statistics and provides other information in timely manner to the Project Manager and PI, as necessary.
    10. Study Regulations Aware of study regulatory status and keeps an up to date copy of regulatory documents. Assists with the informed consent process and ensures that participants fully understand what is required of them throughout the study. Follows through regularly with participants, reminding them of visits and compliance. Monitors any outward effects or issues regarding patient/subject safety and reports this to the Project Manager and Principal Investigator.
  • 11. Data Management Responsible for transferring information from surveys and forms completed by patients to various sources, including REDCap, Excel and other databases as needed.
    12. Recruitment Screens potential participants for eligibility to the study. Eligible participants will be identified based on information from the electronic health record. Obtains informed consent from participants.
    13. Continuous Learning - Position requires ongoing continuing education in all areas of research development (training programs are provided through the SOM). Promotes own professional growth and development in research role and maintains current expertise in area of practice. Maintains annual requirement of 10 CEUs in continuing research education; employee must demonstrate proof of ongoing research education. Serves as a resource to peers and works collaboratively with other disciplines within the area of expertise.
    14. Reporting and Analysis Prepares brief reports to share preliminary findings. Provides updates on study progress to the study team including Research COordinator, Principal Investigator and Co-Investigators.
    15. Decision Making and Problem Solving Combines and evaluates information and data to make decisions about relative importance of information and choosing the best solution to solve problems. Resolves complex situations and refers non solved issues and questions with recommendation to supervisor.
    16. Participates in special projects and performs other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • To qualify you must have a Associate's degree plus one year related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Computer literate with good interpersonal, writing and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. A Bachelors Degree or equivalent in the natural or health sciences, or related field.
2. An interest in health services research, preventive medicine, and/or smoking cessation research is required.
3. Data entry skills.
4. Proficiency in various Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.
5. 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, including patients. Ability to work within a team environment as well as independently.
6. Time management skills and ability to multi task.
7. Ability to identify, analyze and solve problems; ability to work well under pressure and be highly organized.

8. Knowledge of basic medical terminology is preferred.
9. Experience working in a healthcare setting preferred.
10. Spanish speaking skill is preferred.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Grossman 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 Grossman 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.

If you wish to view NYU Grossman School of Medicine's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visit for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.

Keywords: NYU Langone Health, New York , Research Data Associate, Other , New York, New York

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