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The Mount Sinai Health System Research Program Coordinator I - Neurosurgery in New York, New York

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The Research Program Coordinator I develops and/or participates in study protocols, designs management and statistical plans, analyzes data and prepares final reports from study. This position is responsible for human subjects or laboratory research, depending on department and type of study assigned.

Quality Assurance Review:

  • Auditing: May conduct routine auditing of ongoing research projects within the department to ensure continued compliance with all federal regulatory requirements and ICH GCP guidance. Perform quality checks to ensure audit readiness including but not limited to: enrollment status, milestone achievement, timelines and budget maintenance, and to report on any deviations from these goals. Upon completion of an audit, s/he will provide a report indicating any findings or further actions required. Work closely with Investigators to conduct regulatory oversight for trials, from start-up through study closeout. This includes, but is not limited to, obtaining regulatory documents from investigators, protocols, DOIs, etc.

  • Quality and logistics : Oversee quality improvement and initiative implementation. Work with PIs and research staff for the review of protocol logistics during the initial and annual review process and to develop and maintain project plans for the study in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

  • Outcomes management : Collaborate with Principal Investigators and research teams on audit findings, corrective action and preventative action plans.

Feasibility Review:

  • Research Strategy Committee: S/he will be responsible for the oversight and administration of the Research Strategy Committee within the Department of Neurosurgery. Works with research leadership to perform ongoing review of project financial status of studies and PIs. Schedule committee meetings and provide feedback post-meeting. Liaise between committee chair, committee members, PIs and external bodies. Draft documents and create process for committee review process. Supports/advises on processes to ensure quick responses to project submissions while following the guidance of the committee on revisions that are required for the study.

  • PI Submission support: S/he will advise investigators and research staff on how to design a study to ensure successful initial approval, continuing approval, and close out. Communicate required revisions to studies based on feasibility pre-assessment, protocol complexity index and associated cost. During the submission process, s/he will also provide guidance to the submitting PI on processes for form completion and requirements for review.

  • Feasibility Outreach: Ensure details provided on the “Research Roadmap” by the Office of Research Services is kept up to date. Provides quarterly presentations to Residents and medical students regarding research to support the research-required portion of the residency program.

  • Committee Reports: Provide committee reports as needed.

Training & Guidance

  • Leadership assistance: Provides leadership assistance, organizational, creative, or clerical support to established and new research initiatives.


  • Master's degree in Natural Sciences OR Bachelor's degree in Natural Sciences plus 5 years of progressive research experience with some experience in research administration preferred

  • Minimum four years experience (5 years if no Master's degree) in data management and study coordination in healthcare or basic research.

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 S S inai’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.

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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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