BFT CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR EPILEPSY at Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)

Posted in Other 17 days ago.

Location: Boston, Massachusetts





Job Description:

CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR I / II (BASED ON EXPERIENCE)




Description



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.




Responsibilities:

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






Qualifications


  • 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


Requirements



  • 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




Computer skills:



  • Windows operating system:

  • Office Suite:

  • Database management

  • MacOS operating system:

-advanced


-advanced


-basic/intermediate


-optional



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.