Senior Clinical Research Coordinator, The Chronic Disease Action Center (CDAC), Global Health

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The Chronic Disease Action Center (CDAC) seeks to find new ways for health systems and their patients to manage multiple chronic conditions. The three main areas of work at CDAC are data insights, interventions and care models, and policy. CDAC is located within the Arnhold Institute for Global Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.


The Clinical Research Coordinator for the Chronic Disease Action Center will work on a patient-facing intervention to improve chronic condition self-management among adults receiving medical care at Mount Sinai Health System. The Clinical Research Coordinator will report to the Senior Program Manager of the Chronic Disease Action Center. The purpose of this research project is to improve adherence to medication, increase healthcare access and improve patient outcomes.


The Clinical Research Coordinator will be responsible for the following activities: participant recruitment, survey administration, in-person interviews, monitoring the status of multiple projects and ensure that interim and final deadlines are met; assisting in drafting of written materials, including IRB protocols, publications and presentations; management of data collection, and other related duties as assigned. Specific training will be provided.


Under general supervision, analyzes and interprets highly complex clinical research data, and develops protocols.

  • Screen patients via phone and in person for eligibility for participation in a medication adherence trial
  • Recruit individuals with multiple chronic conditions to the research study
  • Meet with participants under minimal supervision of the investigator(s) to educate participants regarding study requirements, obtain informed consent, administer surveys, and collect relevant data
  • Maintain accurate records of recruitment efforts and study data
  • Abstract relevant study data from medical records
  • Work cooperatively with clinical and research staff members
  • Assist research staff in preparing and leading focus groups with patients
  • Assist research staff in preparing manuscripts and grant applications
  • Be flexible; schedule may involve some early morning, evening, and/or weekend hours depending on patient availability
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred), or a combination of equivalent education and experience
  • A flexible schedule is required (including occasional evenings and/or weekends)
  • Applicants should have 1-3 years of relevant research experience
  • Bilingual Spanish a plus
  • Previous experience working in healthcare, and recruiting individuals to research studies preferred
  • As the primary contact for study participants, the clinical research coordinator must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and be discreet
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and an ability to multitask are essential to the position, as well as ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook
  • Team player, with good interpersonal and communication skills, who will work well with research participants, supervisors, and co-workers
  • The Clinical Research Coordinator must be able to manage data collection, as well as communicate barriers and deviations from protocol in a timely fashion
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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