Clinical Research Coordinator- Spanish or Haitian Creole Required-Part Time at Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Location: Chelsea, Massachusetts





Job Description:

GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT: Summarize the nature and level of work performed. Please note that this section should be written in a paragraph format and provide a broad description of the role and its purpose as well as the reporting structure.


We are seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator for a new mental health program with the MGH Center for Immigrant Health (CIH). The research coordinator will oversee the research duties and needs of the dissemination of the "Strong Minds Strong Communities" community mental health worker intervention to Haitian-Creole and Spanish-speaking adults.


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The Research Coordinator will be responsible for the planning, implementation, and management of various aspects of research projects. This role involves overseeing and coordinating research activities, ensuring compliance with protocols, and maintaining communication among team members, stakeholders, and sponsors.


The Research Coordinator will have the opportunity to contributing to CIH's program development by actively engaging in the creation of clinical protocols and care pathways related to resource navigation, medical-legal partnerships, nutrition, and mental health programming. This position is integral to supporting CIH's research initiatives while also participating in the evaluation of our program development.


The position encompasses some primary projects and several smaller ad hoc projects as they arise. Main responsibilities include maintaining, organizing, and analyzing demographic and clinical data as needed, as well as preparing IRB and grant materials with meticulous documentation management. Additionally, the role will support the program development of the MGH Center for Immigrant Health and contribute to related projects as required.


Critical thinking, independence, superb organization skills, and a strong sense of accountability are of utmost importance in this position and are required to succeed. Given the human subjects research focus, ability to handle confidential information is also a requirement. The candidate must demonstrate analytical skills, ability to resolve technical problems, analyze data, and would benefit from a working knowledge of data management programs and statistical software. Writing ability and communication skills are also essential. This position is well suited for an individual interested in pursuing graduate studies or a career in the fields of medicine, public health, or clinical research.


PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: In order of importance, list essential areas of responsibility, major job duties, special projects and key objectives for this position. These items should be evaluated throughout the year and included in the written annual evaluation. This section should be completed as a bulleted list and explain how the role is performed.




  • Project Management:


    • Oversee research duties and needs of the MGH Center for Immigrant Health's dissemination of the "Strong Minds Strong Communities" community mental health worker intervention to Haitian-Creole and Spanish-speaking adults

    • Support the program development of the MGH Center for Immigrant Health and contribute to related projects as needed

    • Support the research conducted in the MGH Center for Immigrant Health as well as provide administrative management and assist with program development

    • Contribute to the Center's program development, clinical protocols, and care pathways in resource navigation, medical-legal partnerships, nutrition, and mental health programming

    • Develops and implements recruitment strategies

    • Coordinate and oversee multiple research projects from initiation to completion.

    • Develop project plans, objectives, and timelines, ensuring adherence to established goals.




  • Team Coordination:


    • Support the center's administrative duties, including collaborating with partner centers and institutions

    • Assists with study regulatory submissions and preparation of regular reviews of ongoing studies

    • Drafts study forms, including consent and case report forms

    • Act as a liaison among team members, stakeholders, and collaborators.

    • Facilitate communication and collaboration among team members and partner institutions




  • Regulatory Compliance:


    • Preparation of IRB and grant materials including careful maintenance of all documentation

    • Assists with study regulatory submissions and preparation of regular reviews of ongoing studies.

    • Ensure adherence to institutional, state, and federal regulations.



  • Data Management:


    • Maintaining, organizing, and analyzing demographic, clinical data as needed, including developing and evaluating data from questionnaires.

    • Uses software to generate graphs and reports.




  • Program Development Support:


  • • Support the development of programs within the research center or department.


    • Contribute to the establishment of clinical protocols and care pathways.


  • Administrative Duties:


  • • Assist in administrative tasks, including collaborating with partner institutions and managing administrative aspects of ongoing studies.




  • Documentation and Reporting:


    • Preparation of IRB and grant materials including careful maintenance of all documentation

    • Assists with study regulatory submissions and preparation of regular reviews of ongoing studies

    • Drafts study forms, including consent and case report forms






    Qualifications

    SKILLS & COMPETENCIES REQUIRED: This section should be a bulleted list of minimum requirements explaining the skills (what the individual is trained for) and competencies (measurable as defined by the job) necessary to perform the job.


    Qualifications include:


    • Bachelor's degree is the minimum required. Advanced degree holders are welcome to apply.


    • Those with a minimum of Careful attention to details


    • Superb organizational skills


    • Ability to follow directions


    • Good communication skills


    • Accountability to self and others


    • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities/projects at once


    • Working knowledge of clinical research protocols


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


    • Ability to work independently and as a team player


    • Analytical skills and ability to resolve technical problems


    • Ability to interpret acceptability of data results.


    • Prior experience in research coordination or a related role.


    • Proficiency in data management and analysis tools.


    EDUCATION: Check boxes that best describe the minimum and preferred education requirements.


    Bachelor's degree required, advance degree holders welcome to apply.


    EXPERIENCE: Indicate the required and preferred (optional)amount and type of experience.


    1-2 years of directly related experience preferred, including familiarity with regulatory requirements for research projects, knowledge of grant application processes, experience in drafting study-related documentation, and/or knowledge of EPIC. Experience in clinical, bench research and/or administrative responsibilities during undergraduate or master's degree programs qualifies for this requirement


    WORKING CONDITIONS: Describe the conditions in which the work is performed. Use this section to detail any physical requirements for the position (lifting, carrying, etc). Use this section to also detail any environmental conditions associated with the position (outdoor weather requirements, hazardous materials, etc).


    This position is hybrid and includes some travel, some in-person intervention delivery at MGH health centers and community partners.



    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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