Clinical Research Coordinator - Inflammatory and Autoimmune Diseases
Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)


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GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:

The Center for Computational and Integrative Biology (CCIB) at MGH is searching for a Clinical Research Coordinator I to assist with research related to patients and associated lab work collaborating with numerous departments. The Clinical Research Coordinator I will be responsible for providing quality assurance, and administrative support for clinical protocols. Under the direction of the Clinical Research Program/Project Manager, the Clinical Research Coordinator I works closely with both clinical and research team members to provide assurance that study enrollment goals and procedures are being met. Serves as a liaison to clinic staff of participating clinics and study team members.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Please note, the functions below are representative of major duties that are typically associated with these positions. Specific responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs. Similarly, not all duties that have been outlined will be assigned to each position.

  • Collects & organizes patient data
  • Maintains records and databases
  • Uses software programs to generate graphs and reports
  • Assists with recruiting patients for clinical research projects
  • Obtains patient study data from medical records, physicians, etc.
  • Verifies accuracy of study forms
  • Updates study forms per protocol
  • Documents patient visits and procedures
  • Assists with regulatory binders and QA/QC procedures
  • Assists with interviewing study subjects
  • Administers and scores questionnaires
  • Provides basic explanation of study and in some cases obtains informed consent from subjects
  • Performs study procedures, which may include phlebotomy.
  • Data entry as delegated
  • Specimen collection and processing according to the protocol
  • Assists with study regulatory submissions
  • Verifies subject inclusion/exclusion criteria
  • Performs administrative support duties as required
  • Prepares basic solutions and performs base-level procedures as assigned (i.e. - pipetting, cell and tissue culture, etc.)
  • Maintains laboratory notebook
  • Understands and applies basic scientific techniques
  • Conducts analysis of results and may begin interpretation of results
  • Sets up and prepares routine experiments as directed
  • Prepares lab reagents, chemicals, instruments and equipment
  • Other study related, or administrative responsibilities as assigned

SKILLS/ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Computer data entry skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexibility to handle multiple tasks and the pressure of deadlines
  • Working knowledge of clinical research protocols
  • Prioritize a variety of tasks for multiple ongoing projects at once
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Ability to demonstrate respect and professionalism for subjects' rights and individual needs
  • Working knowledge of clinical research protocols


Qualifications
EDUCATION:
  • Bachelor's degree required.

EXPERIENCE:
  • New graduates with some relevant course/project work or those without any prior research experience will be considered for the Clinical Research Coordinator I position outlined above.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY (if applicable):
  • A Clinical Research Coordinator I does not have any supervisory responsibility.


EEO Statement
Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.



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