Clinical Research Coordinator
The Brain Injury Research Center of Mount Sinai (BIRC-MS) conducts cutting-edge research, with a primary focus on addressing the challenges of living with traumatic brain injury (TBI). We have a strong legacy of evaluating the effectiveness of behavioral and other interventions designed to improve the cognitive, emotional and behavioral functioning of people with brain injuries. Since 1987 the BIRC-MS has made seminal contributions to the state of the science with respect to long-term outcomes of TBI, as well as approaches to improving health and life quality after injury. Our work is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR), and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). For more information about our current studies, which include several clinical trials and projects on long-term outcomes after TBI and sports concussion, please visit www.tbicentral.org.
The Clinical Research Coordinator in the BIRC-MS is responsible for the coordination and implementation of one or more research projects and assists in the daily activities of the clinical research center. A successful candidate has excellent interpersonal communication and writing skills, a professional demeanor, is organized, motivated, able to work independently and collaboratively, and is detail-oriented. Preference will be given to individuals who will be available for 2 years. Opportunities for promotion and job growth exist for those who are interested in developing a career in clinical research. Start Date: January 1, 2019.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities include:
1. Obtain informed consent under minimal supervision of the investigator(s) and educate participants regarding study requirements.
2. Collect and record study data. Input all information into research databases (e.g., Excel, RedCap, SPSS, etc.; training will be provided as needed).
3. Maintain and update human subjects research records, IRB/GCO for submission and filings, and assist in preparing grant applications.
4. Maintain source documents and subject files in accordance with hospital procedures. Ensure accurate and complete compilation of subject data through chart reviews.
5. Assist in the activities related to clinical research studies including but not limited to: answering phone calls, screening participants for eligibility, registering subjects with sponsoring agency, administering questionnaires or cognitive tests.
Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and contact information for 2 individuals who are willing to serve as professional references to Annell Ovalles: email@example.com