Campus Description: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities. Stony Brook Medicine is Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments with BNL or with Medical School departments.
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Descriptive Title: Clinical Research Associate II REF#: HS-R-7755-13-02-S
Budget Title: Clinical Nurse Coordinator Research Foundation Professional Position
Department: Neurology RF Line#: R02810
Grade: E.99 Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: $60,000 - $75,000
THIS POSTING IS NOT CURRENT !!!

Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree. In lieu of degree, four years of directly related full time experience, or a combination of higher education and experience totaling four years may be considered. Three years of related clinical and/or research experience. Excellent knowledge of medical terminology. New York State Registered Nurse license.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in pediatrics and/or neurology. Experience working with children and families with chronic illnesses. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to demonstrate working knowledge and good understanding of database systems (e.g. Microsoft Excel). Clinical research experience.

Brief Description of Duties: The primary purpose of the position is to represent the Lourie Center for Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis (MS) by screening patients, communicating with referring physicians, and coordinating clinical care of children and adolescents with MS and related disorders. In doing so, the incumbent will support the growth of the clinical and research projects of the Lourie Center for Pediatric MS.
  • Coordinate multiple investigator-initiated studies from inception to closure and oversee screening, eligibility, recruitment, and data collection for any clinical research visits.
  • Independently screen patients and coordinate clinical care, conduct all Clinical Pediatric MS patient intakes, facilitate and perform follow-up communications with referring physicians.
  • Responsible for the clinical accuracy of all data entry. Oversee and perform data entry as needed regarding the Pediatric MS specific database.
  • Perform quality control for research studies; confirm study criteria and eligibility.
  • Represent the Lourie Center for Pediatric MS within the United States Network of Pediatric MS Centers during all communications and collaborations.
  • Independently oversee Institutional Review Board submissions and renewals including drafting and developing protocols and consent forms.
  • Direct volunteers (college and medical students) and house-staff rotating through the Pediatric MS Center regarding all research procedures and outpatient activities.
  • Educate patients and families regarding MS and other demyelinating diseases that occur in children.
  • Draw blood samples as needed for research studies and prepare biological samples for shipping.
  • Coordinate and implement the Teen Adventure Program for adolescents with multiple sclerosis.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Special Notes: This is a full time position, 40 hours per week, 9:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.

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 University's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a Research Foundation Employment Application, Resume and Cover Letter to:

Elayne Feld
Stony Brook Children's Hospital, Lourie Center for Pediatric MS

Department of Neurology
Health Sciences Center, L-12, Room 020
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8121
Fax#: (631) 444-6438



Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 03/17/2013, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

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Job Category: D2) Nursing - Open to all.
Posting Date: 02/03/2013
Additional Categories: E) Research (professional) and Technical to include lab support positions.