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Gabrielle Auerbach <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 1 Apr 2019 16:56:27 -0400
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Subject: Patient Coordinator at Weill Cornell Medicine- NYC

Position Title:	Patient Coordinator
Department:	Neurology
Position Summary:	Assists faculty and other management staff in patient care
and research activities.
Position Activities	
Oversees patient recruitment and enrollment activities for pharmaceutical
company sponsored and federally funded studies. Interviews patients in person
and via telephone to determine eligibility criteria for studies. Responsible
for randomizing subject for performance of studies. Maintains and updates
study participant information via computer database.
Schedules study subjects for a variety of clinical examinations; brain MRIs,
laboratory tests, neuropsychological tests, coordinates appointment schedules
with appropriate areas. Informs patients and caregivers about the studies;
provides basic information on risks and complications of treatment,
administers study questionnaires and helps patients with questions. Obtains
informed consent signatures from patients and maintains files. Tracks and
maintains records of research subjects; written and computer databases and
Coordinates research and clinical care for patients as needed under direction
of neurology administration and neurology.
Performs blood pressure, phlebotomy as prescribed by protocol, centrifuges
and labels blood specimens. Sends samples to the laboratories for analysis.
Maintains records, monitors drug administration and dispensing. Reports
adverse drug reactions.
Reviews clinical charts and compiles laboratory and clinical data. Creates
database utilizing statistical software. Prepares data reports and performs
analysis of data for the principal investigator. Assesses safety, clinical
response and cost effectiveness of treatment by performing clinical outcomes
Liaison with sponsoring pharmaceutical companies, meet with monitor on a
monthly basis to ensure data compliance.
Performs other  duties as assigned in support of clinical care and research.
Minimum Requirements:
High School Diploma or equivalent required.
Phlebotomy certification is a plus, vital sign monitoring experience
Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, knowledge
of computers, word processing and database applications.
Highly Desired Requirements: Prior experience as an assistant in human
clinical trials a plus.

Contact Person: Gabrielle Auerbach
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