Clinical Research Coordinator (Bi-Lingual Spanish-English) - Population Health Science & Policy

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

United States

July 11, 2021


Clinical Research Coordinator (Bi-Lingual Spanish-English) - Population

Health Science & Policy


  • New York, New York
  • Research
  • 2709292
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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    Job Description

    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 databases
  • 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 recruitment sites
  • 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 weekends possible.


  • 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 expression.

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