Clinical Research Coordinator - Bengali Fluency Required (Written and Spoken)
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Location: New York, New York
Academic / Research
Internal Number: 62939
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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For more than 20 years, Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities (IHCD) has worked to identify and eliminate disparities in health and cancer treatment among immigrants and minorities. Housed at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center since 2011, the IHCD Service offers a wide range of programs for patients, healthcare professionals, and patient advocates. Our team uses a multidisciplinary approach to address gaps in healthcare at the local, national, and global levels. Our community-based programs provide a gateway to health education and services for immigrants and other medically underserved in New York City and beyond.
The position requires fluency in Bengali - written and spoken.
Hours: Initial training M-F 9 am - 5 pm.
As an integral member of the research team, and in compliance with all regulatory, institutional, and departmental requirements, the Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) assists with the maintenance of participant management and data management on research/clinical studies. In this role, you will work closely with our Taxi Network Initiative to investigate varying health concerns within NYC Taxi drivers. The CRC will be responsible for subject enrollment, interviews, data collection, entry and analysis and ensuring data quality and integrity throughout the life of the study.
Language requirement - Bengali Fluency
A Bachelor's degree - OR - high school diploma with 2 years medical or research experience
A genuine interest in working in health disparities research
Excellent communication, attention to detail, information and time management, administrative and computer skills
A good decision-maker, with shown success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
Able to hold yourself and others accountable to achieve goals and live up to commitments
An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and carrying out communications based on that understanding
Resilient in recovering from setbacks and skilled at finding detours around obstacles
Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances
Interested in medical terminology and science
You are comfortable with or interested in working with and organizing large amounts of data
Be responsible for data collection including using appropriate methodologies to collect human subject information for a research project, database and/or protocol (clinical trial) by assisting in patient recruitment, and reviewing and maintaining existing databases within a specified timeframe
Interact with team members and individuals across MSK regarding data input
Generate data reports and deliver to all vital parties on the progress
Ensure that all appropriate Institutional, State, and Federal regulations are followed, and that research protocols are approved by Institutional Review Board and all regulatory documentation is completed
Provide clerical and administrative support, such as filing and organizing and participating in study meetings as needed
Competitive compensation packages | Sick Time |Generous Vacation+ 12 holidays to recharge & refuel| Internal Career Mobility & Performance Consulting | Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA & Dependent Care|403b Retirement Savings Plan Match|Tuition Reimbursement |Parental Leave & Adoption Assistance |Commuter Spending Account |Fitness Discounts &Wellness Program | Resource Networks| Life Insurance & Disability |
We believe in communication, openness, and thinking beyond your 8-hour day @ MSK. It's important to us that you have a sense of impact, community, and work/life balance to be and feel your best.
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You review the posting, agree it sounds like a great fit & apply. If your profile aligns, our Talent Acquisition team will contact you to schedule a phone interview. After speaking with the Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will connect with the Hiring Manager by phone or video. If both you and the hiring manage feel the position is a fit, we will perform reference checks, make an offer, and discuss onboarding and orientation.
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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.