Clinical Research Coordinator, Department of Psychiatry

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The Reichenberg Lab within the Department of Psychiatry and the Friedman Brain Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine is dedicated to understanding the causes of, and to developing new treatments for neurodevelopmental disorders, including schizophrenia. We are particularly interested in identifying ways to enhance cognitive functioning, and we are looking for a Clinical Research Coordinator to join our team to assist in this clinical trial that focuses on the effects of cognitive training on cognition in schizophrenia.


The Clinical Research Coordinator assists in the daily activities of clinical research studies, obtains informed consent; collects, maintains and organizes study information. Administer neuropsychological tests and computerized training tasks; Assists in preparing ethical applications and study documents. The Clinical Research Coordinator will work closely with the Study Physician and other team members.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collects and records study data. Inputs all information into database
  • Obtains informed consent under minimal supervision of the investigator(s) and educates participants regarding study requirements
  • Assists in the activities related to clinical research studies including but not limited to: answering phone calls, screening participants for eligibility, registering subjects with sponsoring agency, administering questionnaires
  • Assists in preparing IRB/FDA submission and filings
  • Maintains source documents and subject files in accordance with hospital procedures. Ensures accurate and complete compilation of subject data through chart reviews
  • Secures, delivers and ships clinical specimens as required by the protocol
  • Prepares for monitoring visits
  • Performs other related duties
  • Potential to gain experience supervising an intern
  • Bachelor’s in Psychology or Neuroscience
  • Previous experience in a research setting
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
  • Previous experience working on a clinical trial with human subjects
  • Experience administering the MCCB- MATRICS Consensus Cognitive Battery Preferred
  • Bilingual (English-Spanish)
  • Computer and General Skills:
    • Intermediate MS Word (Word, Excel), Access, Outlook
    • Basic/Intermediate SPSS/SAS
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
    • Self motivated
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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