Clinical Research Coordinator I, Pediatrics

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.


The Children’s Heart Center at Mount Sinai is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator.

The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) will organize day to day study operations in conjunction with a team of clinical researchers including organizing IRB documents, tracking study goals, managing participant recruitment and retention, facilitating study communications, and managing study close out activities. The CRC may act as team liaison to internal and external parties, including hospital staff, team members, community partners, monitors, and others. The CRC performs all study tasks including recruiting participants, conducting study visits, collecting data and completing participant follow-up visits. The CRC may also be involved in data entry, management, analyses and publications.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Study Coordination: Works with the PI to develop study operations and achieve study goals, including participant recruitment and retention targets. Contributes to development of study-specific SOPs. Coordinates study activities through open communication with research team, PM, PI, clinical staff and site staff
  • Reporting and Communication: Communicates with the PM and PI in a timely manner regarding protocol deviations, safety events, data queries, and study supplies. Shares status of assignments and follow-up of action items at team meetings. Gathers and prepares information as requested for IRB submissions and study reports. Participates in national and local conference calls and meetings with collaborators as needed
  • Protocol Compliance: Ensures that study activities are carried out in accordance with the protocol, HIPAA and GCP. Demonstrates thorough knowledge of protocol rationale, inclusion/exclusion criteria, and procedures associated with study protocols. May manage regulatory and other critical study documents, IRB submissions and correspondence
  • Participant Recruitment: Recruits and screens candidates for eligibility, completing necessary questionnaires, assessments and data entry. Maintains patient confidentiality
  • Participant Research Visits: Coordinates and conducts participant study visits, including scheduling, electronic data capture, and documentation
  • Participant Tracking: Tracks participant flow through the study and updates tracking logs in an accurate and timely manner. Contacts participants to schedule them for study visits
  • Data Collection & Integrity: Documents all data accurately and according to protocol. Reviews data, resolves data queries, and obtains missing information
  • Quality Assurance: Conducts regular checks of study data and paper documentation, ensuring that all errors are corrected in a timely manner. Participates in study audits or monitoring as needed
  • Problem Resolution: Identifies and communicates potential and actual problems in study operations and participant activities to PM and PI. Participates in resolution of problems and contributes to team problem-solving efforts
  • Site Relationship: Establishes and maintains positive relationships with site staff and participants. Demonstrates effective and professional communication
  • Professional Development: Maintains/enhances professional growth and development through participation in seminars, professional affiliations and internal training sessions to keep abreast of trends in the field of clinical research.  Project management. Seeks additional resources or support to complete tasks as needed
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in a similar position preferred but not essential
  • Self-directed individual able to organize and execute multiple varying projects
  • Outstanding judgment, initiative, and attention to detail
  • Superior interpersonal skills and verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent data management skills to successfully manage large datasets

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. 


Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 


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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