Mount Sinai Careers
Trainee, Environmental Medicine and Public Health
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.
Provide assistance and support to the Project Investigator and work collaboratively with Program Manager, other Research Assistants and the research team with tasks related to the implementation and maintenance of the study, both in the office and out in the field.
Duties as a Research Assistant include but are not limited to:
- Adhere to data collection protocols
- Follow data transfer flowchart
- Consolidate databases periodically
- Update study databases as needed
- Proper assignment of study IDs
- Create and update master location lists
- Securely store completed data collection tools
- Share data following appropriate encryption procedures
- Build and maintain partnerships with management
- Efficiently communicate with partners and local teams
- Schedule/ coordinate recruitment, home visits and environmental testing
- Prepare all necessary forms and equipment
Participant in enrollment and follow-up:
- Mailing of study fliers, brochures and participant correspondence
- Develop and implement recruitment strategies to meet enrollment targets
- Assent/consent participants
- Maintain ongoing communication with participants
- Schedule follow-up visits according to the study’s timeline
- Attend weekly team meetings & providing study updates
- Create monthly reports to study funders
- Maintaining up-to-date study files and forms
Duties as a Field Technician include but are not limited to:
- Visit identified eligible building units to recruit perspective participants
- Use appropriate screening tools to determine participant eligibility
- Collect contact information for scheduling and follow-up
- Administer study health questionnaires at time of home visit
- Assist with visual assessment of unit and environmental sampling
- Education: Bachelor’s Degree. Pursuing MPH Degree
- Experience: None, though some administrative exposure is a plus
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