Project Manager II - Institute for Personalized Medicine

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities::
  • Plans, directs and coordinates activities of the NIH-funded NYCKidSeq clinical trial, as well as other research projects as part of the Center for Genomic Health (CGH). CGH Ensures that goals or objectives of the projects are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters. Alters plans and makes recommendations for future project phases or future projects, based on lessons learned from the project.
  • Communicates project initiatives and tasks to team members and committee members clearly and regularly. Confers with staff (clinical team, research team, other project managers and admin staff) to outline work plan and to assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority. Responds to feedback and status reports from the project team and applicable committees and Directors to revise the project standard operating procedures, protocol, tasks and/or timeline as necessary.
  • Performs role of project manager for several NYCKidSeq working groups, including clinical genomic sequencing data analysis; developing innovative methods for improving clinical interpretation and annotation pipelines; and improving clarity of clinical reports for low health literacy and underserved populations. Manages internal and external communication regarding the work of these working group, scientific management, and reporting.
  • Oversees clinical, genomic, and other research data governance, sharing and communication, and regulatory compliance for NYCKidSeq and other CGH projects, including participating to several working groups within CSER (Clinical Sequencing Evidence-Generating Research Consortium) organizing scientific conferences, training workshops, and presentations on project results; developing study protocol and standard operating procedures that are IRB compliant; managing research project budget; and data dissemination through federal data repositories.
  • Participates to the submission of new IRB protocols, to the submission of project modifications and continuations, in coordination with other team members.
  • Monitors progress toward project milestones to ensure metrics are met in a timely fashion and within prescribed budget including consultants and outside vendors. Prepares project scientific and administrative reports for management, or regulatory agencies as required. 
  • Coordinates aspects of clinical utility assessment, cost analysis, and impact on health services and health policy in conjunction with administrators, providers, scientists, and stakeholders within NYCKidSeq and CGH.
  • Coordinates exchange of samples and data between several clinical diagnostic labs, including streamlining logistical steps and data quality through a REDCap database.
  • Helps in the preparation and submission of new scientific proposals and publications pertaining to clinical genomic sequencing, health policy, and genomic medicine. 
  • Ensures all staffing requirements and allotment of available resources to various phases of projects are met. May contribute to the performance evaluation of the employees associated with the project and may evaluate vendors and consultants and their effectiveness and ability to deliver as promised.
  • Maintains effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusts effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements or cultures.
  • Initiates and maintains strategic relationships with stakeholders inside and outside the health system (e.g. physicians, cross-functional partners, payers, suppliers, community representatives) to advance research, clinical and business goals.


  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience in any of the following areas strongly preferred: MPA, MPH, MBA
  • 5-7 years of prior healthcare industry experience required, preferably in the areas of project management, change management, health care delivery re-design or integration, health policy reform.
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion 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 healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have 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 hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai 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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