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.
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.)
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
Full-time. Flexible schedule is required, with some evenings and weekends possible.
TBD. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.