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Study Coordinator - Cancer Clinical Trials

Stony Brook Cancer Center

September 21, 2021
Study Coordinator - Cancer Clinical Trials 

Position Summary

At Stony Brook Medicine, a Study Coordinator is a valuable member of our team, who provides administrative support and has the ability to interface with all levels of management throughout the hospital.

Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.

Duties of a Study Coordinator may include the following but are not limited to: 

Recruit and enroll research subjects and schedule patients.  Attend Tumor Board conferences, participate in hospital rounds and staff meetings and review surgical and pathology reports of cancer patients for protocol candidates. Review present protocol patients on therapy to assure toxicity and response to treatment.  Follow and maintain records on protocol patients for the duration of the study  
Coordinate multiple Oncology Cancer Clinical Trials from inception to closure under the direction of Principal Investigator/Cancer Clinical Trials Administrative Director.  Includes screening, eligibility, data collection, adverse event reporting, completion of CRF's and all regulatory requirements per protocol.
Plan and coordinate industry-sponsored, cooperative group and investigator initiated clinical research projects including meeting with industry representatives, contract coordination and budget negotiation.  Acts as a resource between outside sponsors, industries and SUNY.
Draft informed consent forms, assent forms, and other documentation for submission to the IRB.
Patient/Staff Education – Educate patients and families as well as oncology staff on the research process and investigational cancer drugs.
All other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree. At least 3 years of experience working in a healthcare or medical type industry setting to include at least 1 year of human research experience. Excellent communication and organizational skills. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Knowledge of medical terminology. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. 

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with coordinating multiple clinical trials, preferably in Oncology. Understanding of the IRB/regulatory process. IRB training experience. 

Special Notes: Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.

Posting Overview: This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).

If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.

Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. 
This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair. 
This function/position maybe designated as “essential.” This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.

Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:

Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services*
Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*
Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.
Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).

Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

*The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination.


Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

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Official Job Title: TH Instructional Support AssociateJob Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Cancer Clinical TrialsSchedule: Full-time Shift :Day Shift Shift Hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Pass Days: Sat, SunPosting Start Date: Jul 20, 2021Posting End Date: Oct 18, 2021, 11:59:00 PM
Salary:Commensurate with experience