At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Division of Adolescent Medicine and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
The Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine at BCH is seeking a highly motivated Clinical Research Specialist III to support clinical and epidemiological studies focused on adolescent substance use, as well as using social media to monitor health behaviors of adolescents, and to engage medically vulnerable youth in research.
This Clinical Research Specialist III will be responsible for:
Overseeing and coordinating daily operations of study(s). Developing and implementing systems and procedures to meet study goals and protocol requirements.
Developing study and project timelines, and monitoring progress to ensure that projects are completed within scope and on budget.
Providing analytical, data management and methodological support to clinical investigators in the development of clinical research protocols and data management tools.
Developing and overseeing the implementation of best practice guidelines for conducting various clinical research protocols.
Preparing, monitoring and justifying project budgets according to hospital and funding agency specifications. Monitoring expenses and identifying and resolving errors or discrepancies. Maintaining financial records and preparing related reports.
Collaborating and consulting, independently, with investigators and their staff on the design, development and conduct of their clinical research studies.
Working with study investigators and statisticians to plan analyses, clean and verify data and facilitate preparation of datasets for analyses.
Supervising collection, coding and computer entry of study data. Conducting periodic testing of data validity, identifying and resolving any errors or discrepancies.
Collaborating directly with stakeholders on the development and writing of grants and study protocols.
Ensuring work is performed in conformance with established hospital, program, federal, and state policies and procedures.
To qualify, you must have:
The knowledge of theories, principles and concepts typically acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree in health science, public health, epidemiology or a closely related field; course work in biostatistics or computerized analytic methods plus 7 years of relevant work experience or a Masters degree with 3 years of experience in a public health, community health or clinical research setting is required.
Analytical skills to gather and interpret data in which the information or problems are moderately complex to complex.
Strong communication skills in order to provide critical information to patients, effectively deal with conflicting views or issues, and the ability to mediate fair solutions.
Advanced writing skills.
BCH offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and week-end schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off).
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.