At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Division of Informatics and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
This Clinical Research Assistant II will be responsible for:
Recruiting study participants for enrollment in both inpatient and outpatient clinical settings.
Working with the Principal Investigator to develop and organize strategies for recruiting study participants in different clinical settings.
Coordinating daily operations of the study and organizing study procedures; developing systems to enhance efficiency in study operations and data management.
Performing collection, coding, and computer entry of study data; conducting periodic testing of data validity, and identifying and resolving errors or discrepancies.
Ensuring compliance with goals and objectives of research protocols and with state and federal regulatory guidelines.
Corresponding with study participants.
Maintaining regulatory binders, case report forms, source documents, and other study documents; monitoring the occurrence of clinical adverse events.
Complying with all institutional policies and government regulations pertaining to human subjects protections.
To qualify, you must have:
A Bachelor's degree in Biology or Chemistry or preferably in a Life, Health, or Social Sciences field and a minimum of one year of related experience.
Prior experience in research study, highly desired.
The analytical skills to collect information from diverse sources, knowledge in performing various analyses, and the ability to synthesize analytical summaries for presentation and to guide protocol development.
Effective communication skills with parents/study participants in order to explain the research protocol, obtain informed consent, and address questions and concerns.
We are seeking a Research Assistant to join Precision Link, a major new hospital initiative at Boston Children's Hospital. The aim of this initiative is to link research and clinical missions at our hospital by establishing the technology, policies and workflows to engage our patients in research, and treating each visit as an opportunity for patients to contribute to our scientific knowledge. Precision Link will build a knowledgebase of linked genomic and phenotypic data on all patients walking through the BCH doors, for use in population research as well as in care.
The position is in the Boston Children's Hospital Informatics Program ( www.chip.org ), a world leading multidisciplinary applied research and education program advancing biomedical science, health care delivery, and public health. The position will provide extensive opportunities to work in a variety of fast-paced clinical environments, including the emergency department, pre-op clinic, sub-specialty clinics, and inpatient units.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and week-end schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston 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.