Clinical Research Coordinator---Cancer Center Protocol Office at Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Location: Boston, Massachusetts





Job Description:

GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:


The Cancer Center Protocol Office is seeking motivated, detail-oriented individuals to join our team as a Clinical Research Coordinator. The Cancer Center Protocol Office is a centralized clinical research office that supports clinical researchers in all disciplines within the Cancer Center. Our office promotes and facilitates clinical research by providing comprehensive services to physicians conducting clinical trials while ensuring compliance with all regulatory requirements.


The Clinical Research Coordinator I (CRC I) works under general supervision to support the team in enrolling eligible patients on oncology clinical trials. The CRC I will be responsible for scheduling all protocol mandated tests required to comply with institutional and federal regulations governing clinical research. This position involves direct patient contact.



PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


The following job duties will be performed under general supervision by the Clinical Research Manager:


• Assist clinical team in screening potential patients for study participation


• Schedule all protocol required tests and procedures


• Coordinate patient appointments with physicians, nurses, and all test areas


• Coordinate and schedule clinical safety laboratory specimen draws and ensure timely results are available to providers


• Prepare pre-visit communication for providers to ensure required assessments are completed and documented


• Maintain point of contact communication with enrolled patients and assist with front line questions regarding study participation


• Develop protocol specific flow charts, intake sheets, and other tools to ensure protocol compliance and proper data acquisition


• Coordinate, obtain, process, and ship protocol required tissue samples


• Ensure collection and processing (e.g. spin/separate/freeze) of all required correlative research blood samples with the coordination of the MGH Sample Processing Lab (SPL)


• Obtain vital signs and perform EKGs as required for individual studies


• Administer quality of life assessments as required for individual studies



SKILLS/ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

    • Careful attention to detail


    • Good organizational skills


    • Ability to follow directions


    • Good communication skills


    • Computer literacy


    • Working knowledge of clinical research protocols


    • Ability to demonstrate respect and professionalism for subjects rights and individual needs






      Qualifications

      EDUCATION:



      • Bachelor's degree required.


      EXPERIENCE:



      • None




      SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

      • None


      WORKING CONDITIONS:



      • Duties will be performed in an ambulatory/clinical office setting






      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.
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