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The Division of Developmental Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital is seeking a highly motivated Clinical Research Assistant to support projects focusing on adolescent substance use, specifically studies investigating the use of screening for substance use, and the development of a vaccine for fentanyl overdose.
The Clinical Research Assistant will be responsible for:
The screening, consenting, recruitment, and selection of patients for studies.
Preparing IRB and other regulatory documentation in conjunction with the Research Specialist and/or other members of the research team.
Conducting data collection and data entry activities and follow approved protocols and procedures.
The candidate for this position must possess well-developed communication skills in order to provide critical information to patients/families, effectively deal with conflicting views or issues, and identify solutions. The candidate will be motivated, highly organized, and have the ability to interact with patients and families of diverse backgrounds.
To qualify, you must have:
Knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree.
Analytical skills to resolve problems that require the use of basic scientific, mathematical, or technical principles.
The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Well-developed communication skills in order to provide critical information to patients/families, effectively deal with conflicting views or issues, and identify solutions
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
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.