Advertised Summary Job Description: The Program Coordinator will coordinate operations and activities of the Patient Safety Research Program, under the supervision of the Program Director, Patient Safety Research, and the Chief Patient Safety Officer, NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. The Patient Safety Research Program focuses on applying rigorous research methods to quantify the frequency of medical errors and test interventions to prevent them in a variety of healthcare settings. The Program Coordinator will have the opportunity to contribute to important research projects aimed at improving patient safety, as well as co-author peer-reviewed publications related to this research.
The Program Coordinator performs duties associated with coordinating, conducting, and reporting patient safety research activities. Coordinate day-to-day operations of the Patient Safety Research Program. Track timelines and progress of research projects in the Patient Safety Research Program portfolio. Coordinate Patient Safety Research training programs for fellows and students, including recruitment, maintaining program records and databases, and ongoing monitoring. Organize meetings and communicate with internal and external collaborators about project activities and timelines. Manage IRB protocols, including development, preparation, and submission of IRB documents, modifications, and renewals. Conduct literature searches and write literature reviews for grant proposals and manuscripts. Support research grant development and administration, including preparation of grant applications and progress reports. Contribute to the development and submission of scientific abstracts, posters, presentations, and publications reporting study results. Perform various other research-related and administrative responsibilities as needed.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus four years of related experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in public health, health sciences, or related discipline would substitute for experience. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Excellent organizational and analytical skills. Laser-focused attention to detail. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Preferred Qualifications: Relevant research experience.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_168131
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