Massachusetts General Hospital
GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
Seeking applicants who are interested in neurology, clinical neuroscience, and psychiatry. We are using neuroimaging to look for inflammation in the central nervous system of people with poorly-understood conditions such as chronic fatigue syndrome and chronic Lyme disease. We are also interested in investigating the use of electroceutical medical devices in treating neuroinflammatory conditions as well as their use as an adjunct to exposure therapy for PTSD. Looking for someone to join the lab who is naturally organized, confident with technology, compassionate with sick people, and detail-oriented.
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 trials
Obtains patient study data from medical records, physicians, etc.
Conducts library searches
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.
Assists with study regulatory submissions
Writes consent forms
Verifies subject inclusion/exclusion criteria
Performs administrative support duties as required
A Clinical Research Coordinator II performs the duties of a Clinical Research Coordinator I (above) and may also:
Maintain research data, patient fields, regulatory binders and study databases
Perform data analysis and QA/QC data checks
Organize and interpret data
Develop and implement recruitment strategies
Act as a study resource for patient and family
Monitor and evaluation lab and procedure data
Evaluate study questionnaires
Contribute to protocol recommendations
Assist with preparation of annual review
May assist PI to prepare complete study reports
Careful attention to details
Good organizational skills
Ability to follow directions
Good communication skills
Working knowledge of clinical research protocols
Ability to demonstrate respect and professionalism for subjects' rights and individual needs
The Clinical Research Coordinator II should also possess:
Ability to work independently and as a team player
Analytical skills and ability to resolve technical problems
Ability to interpret acceptability of data results
Working knowledge of data management program
Bachelor's degree required.
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.
Those with a minimum of 1-2 years of directly related work experience will be considered for a Clinical Research Coordinator II position.
A Clinical Research Coordinator I does not have any supervisory responsibility.
A Clinical Research Coordinator II may assist with the training and orientation of new staff members.
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.
Partner's Healthcare is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required:
Massachusetts General Hospital
Website : http://www.massgeneral.org/
Since 1811, Massachusetts General Hospital has been committed to delivering standard-setting medical care. Throughout the decades, the hospital has had a consistent commitment to advancing that care through pioneering research and educating future health care professionals.The third oldest general hospital in the United States and the oldest and largest hospital in New England, Mass General continues its tradition of excellence today. Mass General has consistently placed among the top hospitals on the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll since the survey began in 1990. In 2015, Mass General was named #1 in the nation based on our quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 clinical specialties. In 2013, Mass General was also redesignated a Magnet hospital, the highest honor for nursing excellence awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.