Part-time, Volunteer, Patient Outcomes, Neurosurgery

April 13, 2020

Position Description
Dr. Christopher Kellner, faculty neurosurgeon and Director of the Intracerebral Hemorrhage Program at Mount Sinai, and Dr. Neha Dangayach, neurointensivist and Co-Director of the Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit, are seeking students to join the Patient Outcomes Program and assist with patient follow-up calls to collect data on quality of life, functional outcomes, resilience and spirituality. Volunteers will have the opportunity to follow and learn about a patient’s course during their stay in the Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit due to a neuroemergency and in the year after discharge from the hospital. If interested, volunteers will be able to shadow Dr. Kellner in the clinic when patients return to the hospital for follow-up visits. If interested, students will have the opportunity to be involved in other ongoing projects be listed as authors on abstracts submitted by the research team.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Making follow-up calls to patients at one-month intervals after hospital stay
  • Following-up with patients after discharge
  • Meeting the patients in person during their clinical follow-up visits

Position Requirements

  • Must have experience working with patients in a clinical environment
  • Must have an interest in learning more about a patient’s journey in the hospital and after discharge
  • Knowledge of Spanish a plus

Time Commitment
Weekly requirement of minimum 5 hours a week, with the possibility for flexible scheduling and/or working from home. A minimum commitment of one semester, with opportunity to continue for additional semesters. This position could lead to a full time employment offer after graduation.

To apply, please email your resume and brief cover letter to both Ian Cossentino and Nicki Mohammadi