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Short-Term Casual


Requisition no: 500411
Work type: Part Time
Location: Medical Center
School/Department: Neurology
Grade: Ungraded
Categories: Administrative Support, Research (Lab and Non-Lab)
Job Type: Short Term Casual –

Bargaining Unit:
Regular/Temporary: Temporary

End Date if Temporary:Hours Per Week:
Salary Range: $40/HR
Position Summary

The Columbia University Medical Center Division of Neurocritical Care within the Department of Neurology is currently hiring a Short-Term Casual for all Nights/Weekends/Holidays – Students, Postdocs, Certified CRCs, EMTs, Paramedics, RNs are strongly welcomed to apply.


Coordinates and conducts research protocols in a manner that ensures quality, consistency, timeliness, accuracy and patient safety.

Confirmation of qualified potential subjects for the clinical research study assigned as outlined in IRB approval protocols and performing study procedures; Short-Term Casual will work with study physician on call (POC) to confirm subject eligibility. Upon confirmation the Short-Term Casual will come on-site (within 30 minutes of confirming) to assist in protocol specific procedures.

Follows protocol specific time line and procedures for subjects who are active in a NeuroICU clinical research trial

Becomes thoroughly familiar with the protocol, case report form, informed consent, source documentation, and study medication(s) for the assigned research study

Working in conjunction with hospital clinical staff and communication with the treating teams

Performs appropriate research protocol procedures which may include, but are not limited to: ensuring that all required physiological assessments and recordings are being completed/collected (i.e., vital signs, pregnancy tests, radiological tests, ECGs, etc); all study related specimen processing & storage, and acute stroke assessments

Performs basic lab procedures, such as: specimen processing as per study protocol, centrifuge operation, storing of lab specimens, accountability of specimens

All other projects as assigned

Approximately 60% of the work can be accomplished remotely (screening/identifying study subjects/communication with clinical team) but candidate must be able to arrive to CUMC campus within 30 minutes when/if there is a potential study candidate.

The remaining 40% of the work would be on site working in the clinical trials and research projects.

Must be able to work rotating schedule which includes evening and night shifts, and weekends.

Minimum Qualifications

High school graduate or equivalency required.
Preferred Qualifications

Students, Postdocs, Certified CRCs, EMTs, Paramedics, RNs
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

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