Administrative Assistant - Tisch Cancer Insitute

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The Administrative Assistant I performs a wide variety of activities related to clinical research study on behalf of the Tisch Cancer Institute, Cancer Clinical Trials, Multiple Myeloma team. The Administrative Assistant I supports the Clinical Research Team and P.I. in their efforts to successfully complete study related activities, including data maintenance, and related documentation.


  1. Schedule and coordinate research related meetings such as SIVs, sponsor meetings, research program meetings
  2. Setup and prepare meetings (ensuring room is open, slides are projected, GoToMeeting is ready, agenda are printed and available, etc).
  3. Take meeting minutes for all research meetings (weekly research meetings, quarterly DSMC meetings, admin related meetings, etc)
  4. Pickup mail and boxes from the mailroom.
  5. Sort, take inventory, discard central lab kits (we get daily delivery of boxes)
  6. Review and sort incoming faxes
  7. Assist with data entry (OnCore, eCRFs)
  8. Reviewing/confirming upcoming research patient visits to weekly lists
  9. Reviewing/confirming required labs are done as per protocol by chart review
  10. Other admin related tasks but not limited to: assist with submitting documents to the FDA (making copies, sending and compiling packets), obtaining signatures for various documents, triaging issues such as printers, IT, engineering, ordering of supplies, travel requests, travel voucher, help setup volunteers, etc).
  11. Performs other related duties.
Job Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in Science or closely related field preferred, or High School Diploma plus two years of related experience.
  • 2 years in clinical research environment preferred 

General Skills:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and schedules.

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 comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. 

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