Clinical Research Coordinator (Based in the Bronx VA) - Department of
New York, New York
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
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Strength Through Diversity
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.
Roles & Responsibilities:
The Clinical Research Coordinator is responsible for the expeditious
processing of postmortem specimens donated from area hospitals, including the
James J. Peters VA Medical Center (JJP), where the coordinator will be
stationed. Once a donated specimen arrives at the JJP, the coordinator will
dissect and preserve it according to the existing NBTR protocol. The incumbent
will also fulfill tissue requests to the NIH Neurobiobank according to the
specific needs of each requestor.
The Clinical Research Coordinator is an entry research position, responsible
for conducting and assisting in clinical research studies, obtaining informed
consent, collecting, maintaining and organizing study information. This
individual assists in the preparation and submission of grant applications and
documents (e.g., Institutional Review Board, Grants and Contracts Office).
Duties and Responsibilities:
Conducts routine and standardized human subjects research using
appropriate research or interview techniques specific to subject matter of
the research project, providing support to the Principal Investigator.
Assists in the activities related to clinical research including, but not
limited to: obtaining informed consent, screening participants for
eligibility, registering patients with sponsoring agencies, administering
questionnaires and answering telephone calls.
Assists in the collection, analysis and review of experimental data for
publication and presentation.
Maintains source documents and subject files in accordance with Mount
Sinai policies and procedures. Ensures accurate, confidential and complete
compilation of data.
May secure and ship clinical specimens as required by the protocol.
May assist in the preparation for regulatory agency site visits.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in science or related field preferred, or a combination
of relevant research experience and education
0-2 years of clinical or laboratory research experience
Appropriate verbal, written and interpersonal skills
Organizational, problem solving and analytical skills
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
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 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.