Mount Sinai Careers
CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR I - PERSONALIZED MEDICINE INSTITUTE
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- The Clinical Research Coordinator assists in the daily activities of clinical research studies, obtains informed consent; collects, maintains and organizes study information. Assists in preparing grant applications and documents (for e.g., Institutional Review Board, Grants and Contracts Office).
- Carry out research within the scope of the established study protocols, while adhering to all human subjects regulations as defined by Institutional Review Boards and the federal mandates pertaining to human subject research.
- Independently utilize research skills and proper judgment to complete specific research project objectives: coordinating patient enrollment through developing relationships with physicians and patients, determine subject eligibility based on understanding of protocol and research goals, and monitoring all aspects of study subject recruitment, including reaching out to research participants for data and biospecimen collections.
- Efficiently track and monitor mechanisms for the recruitment of new and established patients. Assure high levels of study subject involvement and develop mechanisms for efficient, ongoing recruitment of key study subjects.
- Responsible for the documentation and transmission of study data. Monitoring follow up and retention procedures for subjects, assisting with computerized data gathering, collection and coding of accurate and complete study data. Ensure that report forms are accurately documented and completed in a timely manner.
- Design and implement quality control measures to ensure accurate collection and processing of data and dissemination of results to funding agencies, ensuring subject recruitment and follow-up are completed in accord with study timeline.
- Establish relationships with offsite partners to retrieve and process specimen and data.
- Attend weekly meetings related to ongoing research protocols and generate monthly reports of subject activities and study progress. Update faculty and research staff to ensure the integrity of ongoing research and data production.
- Occasional travel, and weekend hours.
- Perform other related duties as determined by supervisors.
- Bachelor's degree in a relevant academic/scientific field and a minimum of 1 year of related research support experience; or the equivalent combination of education or experience.
- Demonstrated ability to create and follow research project related supporting documents.
- Proven ability to schedule and coordinate research activities as well as work with a team to develop action items and other means to keep projects moving along according to timeline.
- Demonstrated ability to report on the status of project deliverables and draft and submit project updates.
- Strong clinical and analytical skills. Proven ability to evaluate and assess subject's suitability for inclusion into studies, obtain informed consent, determine patient eligibility and coordinate patient enrollment.
- Excellent time management and organizational skills, strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to communicate effectively, and highly self-motivated, independent, consistent, and reliable.
- Ability to work successfully as a team member, at various levels of organizational responsibility, for different projects.
- Ability to effectively, efficiently, and independently work under pressure and set priorities among multiple competing tasks, with limited supervision.
- At least intermediate proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.