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Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.
Einstein s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art hospital without beds , a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein s clinical faculty and training Einstein s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.
The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.
The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) is a multi-center epidemiologic study of Hispanic/Latino population to determine the role of acculturation in the prevalence and development of disease, and to identify risk factors playing a protective or harmful role in Hispanics/Latinos. The Bronx site of HCHS/SOL is one of Four national sites contracted by the government to recruit Hispanic Latino adults residing in the Bronx territory.
The Research Nurse will have a primary assignment to the Hispanic Community Health Study. RN nurse will collect blood & other specimens from study participants. The Nurse will also work with the PI on protocol/consent formulation, regulatory submissions, adverse event reporting, and yearly progress reports. S/he is expected to establish and maintain effective communication with professional and ancillary personnel, and to demonstrate a high degree of initiative and autonomy.
-Assist in the preparation of research protocols and informed consent documents
-Provide administrative support to the PI and Co-investigators incuding preparation of study documents, such as IRB Submission adn progress reports
-Assist with the recruitment and screening of potential study participants and determine protocol eligibility
-Collect necessary specimens (blood, urine or other) for active research protocols./Record height, weight and blood pressure
-Facilitate the processing of specimens
-Independently oversee the accomplishment of one or more protocols to ensure compliance with Good Clinical Practices (GCP's)
-Assist the clinical manager in overseeing Medical Assistants
-Provide training and quality control of data collection staff
-Perform other duties as required
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