Clinical Research Coord I Addiction Psychiatry at Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH)

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description:

The clinical research coordinator (CRC) will assume the responsibility for overall study coordination for research conducted within the Division of Addiction Psychiatry and its collaborators. The CRC will assist with all aspects critical to the successful completion of clinical research, including but not limited to: assisting with recruitment efforts overall; administering screening instruments, interviews, and surveys; conducting, scheduling, and managing study visits; obtaining consent; managing data; preparing documents for, ensuring compliance with, and corresponding with the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and other regulatory groups such as the FDA and DEA; assisting with preparation of manuscripts, protocols, and grants; and completing other projects in collaboration with principal investigator(s) and collaborators. The CRC must be able to interact respectfully with all study participants.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Managing multiple studies and maintaining comprehensive knowledge of study procedures

  • Assist with the overall recruitment efforts, including creating and posting flyers or posting online advertisements, and conducting telephone screenings of potential participant

  • Managing inquiries (via phone, email) and educating study participants regarding study protocols

  • Verifying participant eligibility for studies via medical record reviews or other methods as required for each particular study

  • Coordinating and scheduling study visits

  • Obtaining informed consent

  • Meeting with and corresponding with study participants during and in between study visits

  • Mailing study information to study participants if needed

  • Performing data collection via face-to-face assessments or surveys, chart reviews, structured or semi-structured interviews, and psychological tests.

  • Ensuring data integrity through quality assurance checks, and maintaining and uploading data for archiving when required by NIH

  • Monitoring study inventory and ordering/purchasing supplies

  • Maintaining study data using REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) or other programs as required

  • Maintaining study participant records as part of record keeping function

  • Preparing study reports, annual reviews, NIH reports, and Institutional Review Board (IRB) documentation, including reporting of adverse events

  • Corresponding with the IRB, preparing and submitting IRB documents including protocols and amendments

  • Monitoring and evaluating protocol compliance with internal and external regulatory bodies to ensure adherence to practical and ethical guidelines

  • Assisting with data analysis and preparation of manuscripts and conference presentations

  • All other duties as assigned by the Principal Investigator

  • The research coordinators work closely with the Principal Investigator and other research staff who meet regularly as a group to review study progress.


    We are looking for candidates who possess at least a bachelor's degree, which is required for this position.

    Skills / Abilities / Competencies Required

    • Must be able to interact with study participants with respect at all times

    • Careful attention to details

    • Strong organizational skills

    • Strong communication skills

    • High degree of computer literacy

    • Ability to work independently and as a team member

    • Strong critical thinking skills and ability to independently resolve problems

    • Working knowledge of data management software and procedures

    • Working knowledge of clinical research protocols and Good Clinical Practice

    • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision

    EEO Statement

    BWH is an Affirmative Action Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.
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