Research Regulatory & Compliance Manager, Division of Infectious Disease

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.


The Research Regulatory and Compliance Manager is responsible for the leadership and support of the Regulatory personnel and participates in all activities for the coordination & preparation of regulatory submissions and design and works with the Clinical Trials manager to implement improvements in communication, monitoring, and enforcement of compliance standards.

Roles & Responsibilities: 
  • Responsibility for compiling regulatory submissions to the IRB, either local or central agencies.
  • Manage the regulatory department and develop processes so that regulatory submissions are completed in a timely fashion.
  • Ensure that all state and federal regulatory requirements are addressed for the clinical research projects. 
  • Develop professional relationships with IRB staff. 
  • Provide regulatory expertise to clinical project teams (importation of clinical trial material, reporting of adverse events).
  • Manage a team that consists of several regulatory coordinators 
  • Careful delegation of tasks while maintaining responsibility for final result.
  • Careful planning to achieve accurate and timely results.
  • Develop & maintain regulatory knowledge of current regulations.
  • Manage the final product submissions and negotiate and communicate effectively with regulatory authorities and sponsor representatives to obtain timely project and protocol approvals.
  • Work closely with Clinical Trials Manager and provide the project teams with regulatory input in order to obtain timely regulatory approvals for the project and protocols.
  • Recognize recurring issues and analyze their causes in order to reach a solution.
  • Conduct training sessions for regulatory staff, CRCs, CRAs and Project Managers 
  • Acts as liaison, along with the Clinical Trials Manager in working with the Mount Sinai Office of Compliance, to help ensure that the hospitals policies, procedures and operating guidelines conform to laws, regulations and industry practices. 
  • Identify compliance issues that require follow-up or investigation.
  • Work closely with Clinical Trials Manager to enforce policies and procedures related to compliance activities in accordance with established policies and procedures of Mount Sinai Medical Center.
  • Serve as a confidential point of contact for employees to communicate with administrative management, seek clarification on issues or dilemmas, or report irregularities.
  • Conduct periodic Compliance internal reviews or audits to ensure that compliance procedures are followed.
  • Maintain documentation of compliance activities, such as complaints received or investigation outcomes.
  • Work closely with the department leadership to identify and discuss emerging compliance issues with management or employees.
  • Work closely with the department leadership to collaborate with human resources departments to ensure the implementation of consistent disciplinary action strategies in cases of compliance standard violations.
  • Along with the training offered by the Mount Sinai Office of Compliance, provide employee training on compliance related topics, policies, or procedures.
  • Work closely with the Clinical Trials Manager, Principal Investigators and coordinators to provide assistance to internal or external auditors in compliance reviews.
  • Communicate concerns regarding violations of compliance or regulatory standards to the Principal Investigator, and department leadership as appropriate or required.
  • Verify that all regulatory policies and procedures have been documented, implemented, and communicated.
  • Other related duties as assigned by the department leadership
  • Bachelor Degree in the Sciences or related discipline.
  • The position requires 5+ years of Human Subject Clinical Research environment with a strong background and experience working with IRB and regulatory agencies. A broad understanding of research compliance issues preferred.
  • 2+ years’ experience with Infectious Disease preferred.
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.


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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 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 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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