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We are recruiting an energetic clinical research assistant to join the Stroustrup lab. Primary work will center on the NICU-HEALTH study, a prospective environmental health birth cohort enrolling in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at the Mount Sinai Hospital. The primary role of the Clinical Research Coordinator will be to recruit eligible families, collect biospecimens from mothers and babies in the NICU, collect data during the NICU hospitalization, and administer research questionnaires to participant parents. Interested applicants should have experience in clinical patient-oriented research, ideally working with families with young children. Clinical and academic mentorship is readily available. Both full and part-time candidates will be considered.
The NICU-HEALTH cohort (PI Annemarie Stroustrup) enrolls preterm infants born between 28 and 33 weeks gestation at the Mount Sinai Hospital. We collect detailed data about the physical and social environment infants experience in the NICU, collect early outcome data before NICU discharge, and follow participants through childhood with the goal of linking early exposures to long-term outcomes. NICU-HEALTH is part of the NIH-sponsored Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) collaborative, and thus partners with >70 sites nationwide to share data and measure common outcomes.
- Conducts routine and standardized human subjects research using appropriate Obtains informed consent under supervision of the Principal Investigator or Senior Clinical Research Coordinator
- Ensures accurate and complete compilation of subject data through medical record review
- Coordinates non-invasive biospecimen collection in the NICU and in outpatient follow-up
- Processes biospecimens for long-term storage
- Administers study survey tools to participant families
- Assists in protocol submissions (for e.g., Institutional Review Board, Grants and Contracts Office).
- Communicates well with participant families about study related matters
- Interfaces with the interdisciplinary team including clinical staff in the NICU, other research staff, laboratory staff and other involved parties at Mount Sinai and throughout our national network of collaborators
- Other duties as assigned
- Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
- A minimum of 2 years of clinical research experience working directly with study participants
- Enthusiasm for clinical research, strong organizational skills, and ability work independently and efficiently
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