Clinical Research Coordinator (Bi-Lingual Spanish-English) - Population
Health Science & Policy
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 will work on two National Human Genome
Research Institute-funded genomic pragmatic clinical trials. One study will
recruit 1800 adults of African ancestry with hypertension to evaluate the
impact of returning high-risk APOL1 genetic test results to patients and
providers and explore the effect of pharmacogenomics guided hypertension
management vs. standard hypertension management in APOL1 negative patients in
the intervention arm.
The second study will recruit 900 diverse English and Spanish speaking adults
to determine if a genotype-guided approach to acute post-surgical pain therapy
leads to improved pain control compared to usual care; determine if a
genotype-guided approach to pain therapy in patients with chronic pain leads
to improved pain control compared to usual care; determine if genotype-guided
dosing or selection of antidepressants among patients with depressive symptoms
who require new or revised antidepressant therapy leads to improved control of
depression, compared to usual care.
Recruiting patients from outpatient clinical settings into the studies
Obtaining informed consent
Collecting, maintaining and organizing study information using electronic
Administering in-person/phone surveys as well as collecting clinical
information such as participant blood pressure and blood or saliva samples
Corresponding with study participants by telephone to schedule
appointments and reminder calls for follow-up data collection
Developing and maintaining relationships with clinic personnel at study
Assisting in preparing study-related documents and maintaining study files
Conducting literature searches and assisting in grant submissions and
dissemination of study findings as needed
Phlebotomy (training will be provided if not already certified)
Assisting in all other daily activities of the research study (preparing
mailings, study documents, reports, etc.)
Willingness to travel across study sites in Manhattan and the Bronx
Hours: Full-time; flexible schedule is required, with some evenings and
Bachelor's degree (BS, BA, etc.) or equivalent education and experience
Previous clinical research experience
Proficiency in Microsoft software (Word, Excel, Access) required
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Previous clinical research experience and experience working with diverse
populations and urban communities
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Word, Publisher,
Powerpoint) and SPSS/SAS. Basic knowledge of Endnote.
Bilingual English/Spanish fluency is required.
Highly motivated, have excellent oral and written communication skills, a
team player, highly attentive to detail and very organized; and must be
able to work in a multidisciplinary field and fast-paced environment.
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity and inclusion
are drivers 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 and participate actively as
a leader within the Mount Sinai Health System by:
Serving as the primary resource management representative of the Mount
Sinai leadership teams, committees, etc., and acting as the primary
executive leader interface between Mount Sinai and key executives from the
health systems' vendors and partners.
Engaging with relevant thought leaders and policy-makers at the federal
and state levels, and representing the Health System as assigned.
Using a lens of equity in establishing and promoting policies and
procedures and providing opportunities for all to thrive.
Confronting racist, sexist or other inappropriate behavior and challenges
exclusionary organizational practices and serving as a role model to
promote anti-racist behaviors.
Inspiring and fostering an environment of anti-racist behaviors among and
between departments and co-workers.
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 42,000 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 Morningside (formerly 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