Clinical Research Coordinator I, Dept. of Orthopaedics, Spine Div at Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH)

Posted in Other 14 days ago.

Location: Boston, Massachusetts





Job Description:

The Clinical Research Coordinator I (CRC) for the Orthopaedic Spine Service will be responsible for assisting with the day-to-day clinical research operation. She/he will be responsible for IRB protocol development, candidate screening, clinical evaluation, coordination of patient follow-up, data collection and analysis, and research project management.


PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


1. Liaison for the implementation of joint clinical research studies with other hospitals (MGH and BIDMC) and services (Orthopaedic Trauma, Neuroradiology, Neurosurgery, and Spine Oncology) as needed.


2. Works together with Principal Investigators to develop and implement new research projects. Also works with Co-Investigators to complete research projects.


3. Works with the Spine Fellows and Orthopaedic Residents to develop, implement, and complete research projects.


4. Submits applications for new protocols, amendments to existing protocols, and continuing reviews to IRB.


5. Ensures that IRB-approved protocols are followed.


6. Main point of contact for the Department's discarded tissue protocol. Responsible for the accuracy and timely updates of the protocol. Is responsible for interfacing with the OR regarding the protocol.


7. Performs data collection, including chart reviews.


8. Assists PI and co-investigators with preparation (includes writing and editing) of research presentations and manuscripts for publications


9. All other duties assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS:


1. BS/BA with science/research related study may also be acceptable


2. Sound independent judgment and competence in research methodologies.


SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:


• Ability to work with minimal supervision.


• Excellent interpersonal skills are required for working with the study participants.


• Good oral and written communication skills.


• Analytical skills and the ability to resolve technical or research problems and issues and to interpret the acceptability of data results.


• Knowledge of clinical research protocols.


• High degree of computer literacy.


• Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize a variety of tasks.


• Careful attention to detail.


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


• Knowledge of data management and analysis programs.


WORKING CONDITIONS:


General office in a hospital setting. May be required to see inpatients to gain consents to join studies. May also go to ambulatory clinics for same. This is an onsite role. May work in various MGB clinical locations.



Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:


1. BS/BA with science/research related study may also be acceptable


2. Sound independent judgment and competence in research methodologies.


SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:




  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills are required for working with the study participants.

  • Good oral and written communication skills.

  • Analytical skills and the ability to resolve technical or research problems and issues and to interpret the acceptability of data results.

  • Knowledge of clinical research protocols.

  • High degree of computer literacy.

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize a variety of tasks.

  • Careful attention to detail.

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

  • Knowledge of data management and analysis programs.



WORKING CONDITIONS:


General office in a hospital setting. May be required to see inpatients to gain consents to join studies. May also go to ambulatory clinics for same. This is an onsite role. May work in various MGB clinical locations.



EEO Statement

BWH is an Affirmative Action Employer. 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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