Research Assistant I / PER DIEM / BWH NEUROLOGY at CareerBuilder

Posted in Other 19 days ago.

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description:


The Center for Alzheimer Research and Treatment at Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Massachusetts Alzheimer Disease Research Center at Massachusetts General Hospital is looking for highly motivated Research Enrollment Assistant. Our priority is to conduct research with integrity and equity. Having diverse staff ensures that we incorporate different points of view, perspectives, and cultural awareness into the way we conduct research, pursue scientific questions, and interact with our participants. All of these elements are critical to the quality of our work, the success of our staff, and the experience of our participants.

As a research enrollment assistant, individuals will be responsible for recruitment and enrollment of participants through telephone screens. This role is important in building trust with community members and referrals interested in research, setting the tone for what a participant may experience during their research participation with our group. This position will be entirely remote and may require periodic evening and weekend hours.



  • Speak directly with potentially interested participants over the phone to explain the study and ask a series of questions that will help determine initial eligibility.

  • Obtain medical record release forms and medical records from potential participants, following up as necessary.

  • Communicate with the MD reviewing records each week and maintain documentation in the recruitment tracking system.

  • Administer tests (via telephone) that assess memory and other thinking abilities.

  • Schedule screening visits under the supervision of the Operations/Project Managers.

  • Enter data into a recruitment registry regarding outreach events and participant screening.

  • Maintain a recruitment registry.

  • Assist study doctors and outreach specialists as needed.

  • Other duties as requested.


  • BS or BA.

  • New graduate with relevant course or project work.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, excellent oral and written communication, comfortable talking on the phone.


  • Ability to work well independently.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to be able to interact with a variety of people and on the telephone.

  • Strong team player and can communicate well within an interdisciplinary team.

  • High level of organizational skills.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to follow directions and protocol requirements.

  • Possess well-developed computer skills.

  • Respect the strict confidentiality of medical records and study data.

  • Spanish bilingual preferred.

EEO Statement

Brigham and Women's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, military service, or other protected status.