Clinical Research Coordinator
Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)

Boston, Massachusetts

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GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:

The Department of Psychiatry Center for OCD and Related Disorders (www.mghocd.org) is looking for qualified college graduates with a background in research and psychology to fill openings for Clinical Research Coordinators (CRC). Our center investigates the causes, consequences, and treatments of OC Spectrum Disorders in adults and children. Our treatment studies include both in-person and mobile health interventions.

The CRC will assist in coordinating all aspects of a study related to diagnosis, treatment, and health outcomes. The CRC would be responsible for monitoring the pace and progress of the research study and serve as the primary contact for study participants. The CRC will ensure that all components of the participants' assessments and surveys are appropriately completed, tracked in the computer database, and filed correctly. They will also be responsible for corresponding with the Internal Review Board (IRB) for any protocol amendments, yearly reports as needed, and other external regulatory bodies, such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

The position is hybrid. CORD team members are currently working in a hybrid work model (three days onsite, two days remote).

All interviews for this position will be conducted virtually (via Zoom). The tentative start date for the position is June 5, 2023.

Please include a CV/resume and a cover letter in your application. Please list your GPA (cumulative and major).

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

SKILLS/ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
  • 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


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.


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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