The Research Assistant in this position will interact with a variety of investigators from the Heart Center (Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Cardiovascular Nursing), and the Cardiovascular & Critical Care Cluster of Clinical Research Excellence, including those in the Heart Center, Critical Care, Nutrition and Pain Management. Tasks will be a mixture of short- and longer-term activities that may involve but are not limited to regulatory submissions, data abstraction from the medical record, data and specimen coordination, study preparation, and patient screening and patient contacts both in person and by phone. The successful candidate will be adaptable, skilled with multi-tasking, have strong written and oral communication skills and excellent attention to detail.
Looking for someone available for an immediate start.
This Clinical Research Assistant I will be responsible for:
Under general supervision, coordinating activities of daily operations of clinical research studies.
Screening, consenting, recruitment of study participants (e.g. telephone interviews, in-person/remote informational visits), and selection of patients for studies.
Screening, consenting, recruitment, and selection of patients for studies.
Operating procedures; performing data entry and quality control tasks.
Performing other administrative tasks (such as scheduling study visits, completing case report forms, labeling and filing study documents, and maintaining study inventory).
Preparing IRB and/or CCI documentation and submissions in conjunction with the Principal Investigator and/or other members of the research team. Conducting data collection activities and prepares analytical reports regarding results of studies.
Assisting in writing articles and summary papers for various publications.
A minimum of a Bachelor's degree is required. Experience in research or in the medical field is preferred, but not required. This is a two-year position.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
BCH offers competitive compensation and 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, 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.