Northwell Health Assistant Research Coordinator - Cardiovascular Health in Manhasset, New York

Req Number 001UKC

Job Category Nursing Support

Job Description

Assists in the daily activities of a Cardiovascular Health Outcomes reserach study. The purpose of this study is to determine the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in subjects with nephrotic syndrome and to identify predictors and disease determinants associated with CVD risk factors among children with nephrotic syndrome.

Duties may include recruitment of study participants, scheduling of study procedures, collection of data, collection, processing and shipping of specimens according to protocol and Haz-Mat Training requirements. May be required to perform venipuncture on study participants. Assists with maintenance of study records and collaborates with the Institutional Review Board as necessary.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assists in the recruitment of subjects, implementation and scheduling of study procedures in clinical research projects.

  • Assists with coordination of a designated study or group of studies. In research projects, assists in the collection and processing of data. Keeps accurate and up-to-date records.

  • May be required to perform phlebotomy, electrocardiograms, or monitor vital signs on study participants. Reports findings supervisor.

  • Collects, labels, logs, processes, and ships biological specimens for analysis according to protocol and Haz-Mat Training requirements.

  • Administers and scores assessments as assigned and as related to study protocol as appropriate. Assists in the collection of 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) in the submission of study requirements, as necessary.

  • Follows protocol as developed. Keeps investigator or supervising coordinator informed of changes and other developments.

  • Assists in determining availability of drug supplies, via drug accountability logs, and/or equipment for studies.

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

  • Performs related duties, as required.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required. Knowledge of Science, Behavioral Science or related field as normally acquired through the completion of Bachelor’s Degree, required.

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

  • IRB Human Subject Protection training, prior to commencement of research, required..