Clinical Research Coordinator I - Population Health Science & Policy

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.


Roles & Responsibilities:  
The Department of Population Health Science and Policy at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has an immediate opening for a full-time bachelor's- or master’s-level (preferred, but not required) Research Coordinator to provide day-to-day support to and management of health, clinical-behavioral, and community-based research studies in cancer screening and digital health interventions. Our work is focused on understanding and intervening on disparities in cancer incidence and mortality. Our group, within the Center for Behavioral Oncology, has several projects that address cancer disparities using clinic and community-based recruitment strategies.

The coordinator would work with the principal investigators on federally-funded studies in behavioral and preventive medicine focused on improving cancer screening among under-served patient populations.  

The Clinical Research Coordinator assists in the daily activities of clinical research studies, obtains informed consent; collects, maintains and organizes study information. Assists in preparing grant applications and documents (for e.g., Institutional Review Board, Grants and Contracts Office).

  • Collects and records study data. Inputs all information into database
  • Oversight of daily research operations, implementing study protocols and creating and running reports
  • Obtains informed consent under minimal supervision of the investigator(s) and educates participants regarding study requirements.
  • Assists in the activities related to clinical research studies including but not limited to answering phone calls, recruiting and screening participants for eligibility for multiple studies, registering subjects with sponsoring agency, administering lifestyle questionnaires.
  • Assists in preparing grant applications, IRB/GCO for submission and filings.
  • Maintains source documents and subject files in accordance with hospital procedures. Ensures accurate and complete compilation of subject data through chart reviews.
  • Secures, delivers and ships clinical specimens as required by the protocol.
  • Prepares for monitoring visits.
  • Performs other related duties..
  • Bachelor's degree in ethnic studies, psychology, sociology, ore related health and social service disciplines
  • Knowledge of participant recruitment, community-based participatory research, community engagement, program development, health systems, public health issues, and health education planning and education evaluation is helpful
  • 1-2 years of research experience
  • Experience with MS Office including Excel
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy 
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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