Northwell Health Research Coordinator Supervisor - Dept of Medicine in New York, New York

Req Number 001AKK

Job Category General Administration

Job Description

The Research Coordination Supervisor has the unique opportunity to provide technical and functional expertise in the area of Research. In this role, you will supervise and coordinate the staff and activities of designated studies; interpret protocols; make recommendations for program enhancement initiatives; maintain industry, FDA, and granting agency relationships; adhere to and assist in the training of research staff on Good Clinical Practice and regulatory and grant agency requirements; supervise staff; ensure the safety and comfort of patients; and interface with related departments.

Responsibilities include :

  • Supervises, hires, trains, disciplines and evaluates the performance of staff. Ensures performance appraisals are completed in a timely fashion.

  • Provides technical and functional expertise in the area of Research studies. Recommends appropriate implementation plan. Monitors study routine to ensure progress of studies and reports to PI. Oversees compliance with regulatory and granting agencies.

  • Makes recommendations for program enhancements, performance improvement, and "best practices."

  • Maintains comprehensive study lists for departmental information. Maintains cooperative relations with drug companies and other research centers for information on new research interests.

  • Collaborates with PI and acts as a liaison between the Food and Drug Administration and drug companies on related issues. Adheres to and trains research staff on Good Clinical Practice, and regulatory and grant agency requirements. Keeps investigator informed of protocol changes or developments.

  • Liaises with agencies including: IRB, OCG, pharmaceutical companies, laboratories, and equipment and supply companies as needed.

  • Responsible for coordination of the day-to-day activities of the designated study or group of studies in clinical based research; ensures appropriate screening and oversees recruitment of subjects, implements study procedures, supervises the scheduling of experiments and the collection, processing and analysis of data.

  • Ensures the safety and comfort of patients being evaluated. Supervises the scheduling of patients for clinical and biological evaluations; sets up educational workshops for patients and families; and provides on-call coverage for patient concerns/complications.

  • Administers scores and evaluates assessments as assigned and as related to study protocol. Collects data, confers with PI and forwards results to sponsor (internal or external).

  • Interfaces with the Office of Grants and Contracts (OGC) and Institutional Review Board (IRB). Organizes all phases of grant process for submission to funding agencies as necessary.


  • Bachelor's Degree, in a field of Science, Behavioral Science or related field, required .

  • Minimum of three (3) years progressively responsible related work experience, including leadership, to ensure working knowledge of research methods and analysis.

  • Certified in Haz-Mat Training for packing and shipping, as needed per study protocols, required.

  • IRB Human Subject Protection training, required.

  • Certification in venipuncture, electrocardiogram and vital signs, as needed per study protocols, required.

  • Certified as a Clinical Research Professional, preferred.

  • Demonstrates a high level of scientific knowledge.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, required.