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Clinical Research Coordinator II, Department of Psychiatry

New York, New York

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

A full-time position is available in the Pinto lab for a research coordinator. We are looking for a dependable person with previous biology/biotechnology/genetics research experience, and facility with excel and REDCap, or other database tools, including handling electronic health record data. Previous experience with subject recruitment is required, and having a certificate of phlebotomy is preferred. The primary responsibility will be coordinating recruitment of subjects and families with neurodevelopmental disorders (such as autism and related disorders, including epilepsy and intellectual disability) and DNA collection for several studies, including explaining genetic studies to subjects and families, coordinating with autism, epilepsy and genetics clinics, writing IRB protocols, supervising volunteer and part-time staff and updating subject databases. S/he will be taking on a range of responsibilities to help run research studies including occasional local travel to clinics, regional centers and community events; and will perform other duties as assigned. S/he will also be responsible for maintaining a repository of DNA samples, including maintaining high standards for sample tracking and quality control.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Will take an active role in recruitment, will conduct phone pre-screenings prior to enrolling participants, schedule participants for study visits, and will facilitate completion of all procedures at the study visit
  • Will assist in writing human subject applications, and managing clinical research protocols through the general clinical research center (GCRC)
  • Will also process blood and/or tissue samples and store and/or ship them as required by the protocol
  • Will supervise the data entry in REDCap and other databases, and will be available for all administrative support of this protocol. Administrative support includes submitting annual protocol summary forms and consent forms to the IRB, correspondence with IRB, participants, and data management group
  • Will also be actively involved in facilitating recruitment into the study by coordinating media outreach and advertising and arranging meetings with relevant clinicians
  • Will also play an important role in data cleaning and resolution of any remaining queries and will interact with other site research assistants involved in the study, work with study students or volunteers
  • Analyze and organize data for presentations and publications, and generate data for inclusion in grant applications
  • Attends team meetings to share results, plan projects and experiments, and to ensure that projects support current team goals in a dynamic environment
  • Performs other related duties
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in social sciences; Master’s degree in social sciences preferred
  • 2+ year research environment
  • Computer and General Skills:
  • Intermediate/ advanced (MS word, excel, power point, illustrator; databases; SPSS)
  • Excellent organization, time management, carefully document her/his work and project management skills
  • Identify challenges and implement/troubleshoot solutions
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others and work in a team environment
  • Strong work ethic and excellent attention to detail
  • Must be able to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously and respond to changing needs and priorities of a dynamic research environment
  • Proficient with general computer software such as MS Office (word, excel spreadsheets and power-point) and web applications
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.


We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.


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Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.


Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 


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