Vacancy ID: 1015888
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This position is located within the Research and Development Office at the Veteran Affairs (VA) Medical Center in New York, NY. Duties include but are not limited to the following:
Recruiting and screening research study participants;
Conducting structured interviews;
Providing information about the study to participants;
Monitoring informed consent;
Maintaining participant records;
Monitoring Institutional Review Board (IRB) submissions and regulations;
Compiling data for reports and maintaining study files;
Answering phone calls and receiving visitors;
Making referrals and scheduling appointments
Ordering supplies, equipment, and materials;
Coordinating program review activities;
Managing internal systems for the certification of funds for subject reimbursement;
Collecting, entering, compiling, tabulating, and summarizing data;
Researching statistical information from grant files;
Making presentations to explain study findings;
Researching literature and writing scientific publications;
Performing related duties as assigned.
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm.