Full-time, Paid, Clinical Research Coordinator, Genetics and Human Genomics

December 16, 2021

Thurs., Nov. 4

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Position Description
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is seeking to serve as a bilingual (English/Spanish) clinical research coordinator to 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 study genotype-guided approaches to acute post-surgical pain therapy.

Responsibilities include:

  • 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
  • Performing 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.)

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (BS, BA, etc.) required
  • Bilingual English/Spanish fluency is required
  • 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.
  • Willingness to travel across study sites in Manhattan and the Bronx 
  • 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

Time Commitment
Full-time. Flexible schedule is required, with some evenings and weekends possible.

TBD. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please see the website for more details and to apply to the position (Requisition ID: 2738686).

Please email Sabrina Clermont with “IGNITE Clinical Research Coordinator Opportunity” in the subject line if you have any questions.