Research Program Coordinator
Division of General Internal Medicine
Department of Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
We are currently seeking a Research Program Coordinator for the Respectful & Equitable Access to Comprehensive Healthcare (REACH) Program in the Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Mount Sinai Hospital. The REACH Program takes a patient centered, harm reduction approach to healthcare and prevention which encompasses the medical, psychosocial, and socio-structural aspects of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, including addressing both overall health of people who use drugs, and societal stigma.
The REACH program has a four-part mission to (1) provide comprehensive HCV prevention and care services to our patients and our community, (2) develop best practices and tools for healthcare providers centered on HCV treatment and prevention services, and to provide trainings to disseminate these best practices, (3) conduct research and contribute to scientific
advancement in the HCV and drug user health field, (4) advocate to inform and advance policy that promotes equitable HCV and general health prevention and care for individuals and at the population level.
What You’ll Do:
The Research Program Coordinator is responsible for the day-to day administrative oversight of the REACH program’s staff as well as research and clinical activities. The Research Program Coordinator manages pre-and post-award submissions and materials, performs fiscal oversight of all assigned projects, presents data and program information to external audiences, prepares final reports from study for sponsors, maintains and builds new relationships with community partners, and contributes to the execution of the strategic plan of the REACH program.
The role and responsibilities of the Research Program Coordinator are described below.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Manages program logistics and deliverables required by the sponsors.
- Supervises program staff and data collection methods.
- Works with program staff to ensure the highest quality of data.
- Orders program supplies and works closely with the Program Director and Research Manager to oversee study spending.
- Prepares sponsor and regulatory (Grants and Contracts Office, IRB, Sponsored Projects Accounting) reports for program grants.
- Assists with pre-award grant submissions.
- Networks with existing community partners and builds relationships with new community partners.
- Contributes to academic presentations and publications.
What You’ll Bring:
Master’s degree in Natural Sciences, Public Health, Public Policy, or the Social Sciences
Bachelor’s degree in Natural Sciences plus 5 years of progressive research experience with some experience in research administration preferred
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
- Experience with study management and grant submissions
- Experience with personnel management
- Experience in the field of harm reduction, substance use treatment, or viral hepatitis
Minimum three years experience (5 years if no Master’s degree) in data management and study coordination in healthcare or basic research.
Who We Are:
Over 35,000 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 Roosevelt, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly
competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued
and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.
To Apply: Submit cover letter and resume to: Jeffrey.Weiss@mountsinai.org
Jeffrey Weiss, PhD, Director, REACH Program