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Clinical Research Coordinator II

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Massachusetts General Hospital

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Cambridge, Massachusetts

Expiry Date :
Sun, 06 Dec 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Clinical Research Coordinator II GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT: The Clinical Research Coordinator II (CRC II) works closely with the Clinical Research Associates (CRA) to screen potential patients for eligibility criteria, schedule protocol required diagnostic studies, schedule MD/NP health assessments and assist with data management. The CRC works closely with the Clinical Research Nurse. These activities may require clinical skills such as phlebotomy, EKG, vital signs and laboratory responsibilities of blood, tissue and urine procurement, processing and shipping. Competency in all clinical skills (either during orientation or proof of certification on hire) is required. 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. – Have comprehensive knowledge of all assigned protocols – Develop protocol specific flow charts, intake sheets and other tools as needed to ensure protocol compliance and proper data acquisition – Schedule all protocol required evaluations (physical exams, radiology, labs, etc.) – Coordinate patient appointments with physicians, nurses and all test areas – Attend Investigator meetings which establish required procedures – Attend research focused disease based team meetings – In cooperation with the SPL (Sample Processing Lab) coordinate, obtain (e.g. draw bloods), process (e.g. spin/separate/freeze samples), and ship (e.g. utilization of specific packaging and ensuring proper handling and shipping of samples) all protocol required tissue samples – Obtain vital signs, EKG as indicated, coordinate clinical safety laboratory specimen draws and ensure timely results are available to healthcare providers – Maintain accurate patient research files and records of sample procurement – Maintain study supplies and utilizes study specific supplies as required – Assist primary CRA of each study with data management tasks as needed SKILLS/ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES REQUIRED: – Ability to work independently and as a team member – Analytical skills and ability to resolve problems – Working knowledge of medical terminology – Working knowledge of various computer applications – Excellent oral and written communication skills 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. – Those with a minimum of 1-2 years of directly related work experience will be considered for a Clinical Research Coordinator II position. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY (if applicable): – 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. MA-Boston-MGH 326 Cambridge MGH 326 Cambridge (MGH326Cambridge) 326 Cambridge Street Boston , 02114 MGH 326 Cambridge 326 Cambridge Street Boston Clinical Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH) Full-time Day Job Regular MGH Cancer Ctr – Protocol Nov 4, 2020