Coordinator, Conflict of Interest - Dean's Office

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:
The Conflict of Interest Coordinator will assist the Director of the Conflicts of Interest Office with the implementation of a comprehensive program for the review, evaluation and reporting of potential Conflicts of Interest in Business as well as Research and other related projects. Participate in projects geared towards mitigating risk factors associated with potential conflicts of interest in order to ensure that these conflicts do not interfere with or influence Mount Sinai’s decisions regarding patient care, research and/or education.
  • Manages the process and follow-up procedures for Institutional reporting of relationships with outside entities for approximately 2,000 full-time and part-time Faculty.
  • Performs the review, evaluation and analysis of very sensitive and confidential existing and/or potential faculty arrangements with outside entities.
  • Performs risk assessments of potential conflicts in order to present accurate and factual information to the Institutional Conflicts of Interest Advisory Committee (ICOIAC) and/or the Financial Conflicts of Interest in Research Committee (FCOIRC) for evaluation.
  • Assists in providing content for and maintenance of the Conflicts of Interest Office website.
  • Identifies and monitors regulatory environment in order to assess applicability to the Organization; modifies the program to include areas of risk exposure.
  • Assists the Director in the design of educational materials and may perform direct education to Faculty and Staff.
  • Works on multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring completion of assignments within established time frames.
  • Performs special projects as assigned by the Director.
  • Prepares draft and final reports, as required.
  • Makes oral or written presentation(s), as required.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Healthcare Administration or closely related field. Graduate degree preferred
  • A minimum of two years of work experience, preferably within an academic medical center, accounting firm, legal firm and/or medical or scientific institution.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and written skills are required.
  • Must be flexible, innovative and creative, with a high energy level.
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Must be able to work productively in a team-structured environment in a collaborative manner.
  • Must show initiative and the ability to accomplish work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to instruct/teach/coach less experienced associates.
  • Continuously develops and maintains knowledge base and other relevant skills on a current and professional level and identifies opportunities for personal development.
  • Experience and ability to conduct confidential, comprehensive internal audits/reviews required; healthcare industry-related/medical/scientific audit experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of extramural research funding programs and processes preferred. 
  • Experience with the risk assessment of potential conflicts of interest; related to both Business and Research preferred. 
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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