CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR I / II (BASED ON EXPERIENCE)
The Massachusetts General Hospital Epilepsy Service is recruiting a Clinical Research Coordinator. The coordinator will be responsible for the conduct of clinical research projects focusing on the management of patients with seizure disorders and epilepsy.
Major project areas of the position:
Administration and facilitation of clinical research projects based in the Epilepsy Service at MGH
Recruitment of outpatient and inpatient study subjects.
Interacting with sponsors, CRAs, CROs, and data management personnel
Ongoing administration and analysis of clinical tools including standardized surveys and inventories measuring mood, attention and cognitive function
Support of lab sample processing activities as needed
Support of data and database requests and analysis as needed
Participation in manuscript development and publication with opportunity for authorship.
Potential assistance with technology device integration.
Specific Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Maintaining and overseeing regulatory documentation for research studies
Preparing IRB applications
Management and possible analysis of radiology imaging and electrophysiology EEG data in the context of research studies
Educating staff as new projects are launched, preparedness to speak and explain projects in a meeting setting
Assisting with the integration of new informatics technologies
Subject Recruitment, Informed Consent, Study Visit Management, and interaction with sponsors, CROs, and CRAs for research studies
Sample tracking and inventory upkeep
Inputting, manipulating, and maintaining information in clinical research databases
Assist in preparation of manuscripts resulting from data generated research projects
Performing other job-related duties as assigned
A high level of maturity and professional demeanor is essential, as the coordinator is given access to personal and confidential medical information
Excellent time management skills, as project timelines and stages vary
Comfortable interacting with physicians, nurses, patients and their families
Familiarity with basic data analysis software is preferred (e.g., Excel, Access, SPSS, SAS, STATA)
Knowledge of standard laboratory techniques
Knowledge of safe sample handling procedures
Must be able to quickly learn how to use new specialized lab and monitoring equipment
Ability to focus, work independently, and to regularly seek feedback
Ability to establish priorities, balance demands of multiple projects, and meet deadlines
Ability to pay attention to strict detail
Excellent organizational & communication skills (articulate with good writing and phone skills)
Desire to be involved with cutting edge, relevant research
Working knowledge of data management programs
BA/BS degree required
1-2 years experience in clinical research desireable but not required
Background in information technology, computer science, or signal processing is preferred, but not required
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