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The Center for Gender Surgery (CGS) helps guide transgender adolescents and young adults through the surgical transition process and performs cutting edge research on questions related to gender surgery. Join our Center for Gender Surgery and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
This Clinical Research Specialist I will be responsible for:
Coordinating clinical research studies, including recruiting and enrolling study participants for participation in them.
Managing and supervising patient completion of research instruments
Maintaining study documents and patient files.
Completing study Case Report Forms.
Assisting the Principal Investigator in study procedures.
Complying with all institutional policies and government regulations pertaining to human subjects protections.
Maintaining regulatory binders, case report forms, source documents, and other study documents. Monitoring the occurrence of clinical adverse events.
Managing research manuscripts and reviewing papers databases.
Working with IRB and Grants management team on projects including approval process, annual renewal process, progress reports, databases, subject consent forms, helping with new grant submissions, and amendments.
To qualify, you must have:
A strong interest in, or experience with, doing research with gender minority populations.
Extensive comfort with discussing topics of gender and sexuality with adolescents and adults. Awareness of gender affirming surgery procedures is preferred.
A Bachelor's degree, and a minimum three years of relevant work experience OR Masters of Science or Public Health and one year of relevant work experience.
Experience entering data, and analyzing data using a statistical package (SPSS, SAS, R, Stata) is preferred.
The analytical skills to collect information from diverse sources, apply professional principles in performing various analyses, and summarize the information and data in order to solve problems.
Communication skills in order to effectively deal with conflicting views or issues and mediate fair solutions, and well-developed writing skills. Effective communication skills with parents/study participants in order to explain the research protocol, to obtain informed consent, to obtain accurate information from them, and to provide them with accurate information.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including an affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan , Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best .
Bosto n Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.