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Clinical Research Coordinator per diem

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Massachusetts General Hospital

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Boston, Pennsylvania

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Sun, 06 Dec 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Clinical Research Coordinator – per diem GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT: The Maternal-Fetal Medicine Division at Massachusetts General Hospital is seeking two Clinical Research Coordinators for obstetrics research. The study is a multi-center, retrospective medical record trial evaluating the utility and accuracy of cell-free DNA screening for major chromosomal abnormalities in multiple gestations. The work will involve review of approximately 625 patient records from MGH, BWH and NSMC. We would like to hire two individuals who can work 10 hours a week. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Clinical Research Responsibilities: The research assistant/coordinator will access and review individual patient medical record as it pertains to the index pregnancy and will input and upload the information into the database collection program REDCAP. This will involve transcribing some results manually and uploading pathology and genetic result reports on the mother/newborn. It is anticipated that each patient may take about an hour of time to find/upload the relevant data fields. Research assistants/coordinators will have a training session with our lead collaborators at University of Pennsylvania. 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 SKILLS/ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES REQUIRED: The ideal coordinator would be a self-motivated team player with superb time management, organizational, and communication skills. S/he would have strong attention to detail, computer skills, background and/or interest in clinical research. – Careful attention to details – Good organizational skills – Ability to follow directions – Good communication skills – Computer literacy – 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 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 Main Campus MGH Main Campus (MGHMAIN) 55 Fruit Street Boston, 02114 MGH Main Campus 55 Fruit Street Boston Clinical Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH) Per Diem Day Job Limited Term / Per Diem MGH OB/GYN Research Nov 3, 2020