Children's Hospital Boston Clinical Research Assistant II in Boston, Massachusetts

49124BRTitle:Clinical Research Assistant IIDepartment:Medicine-CH Primary Care Center AutoReqId:49124BRStatus:Full Time Standard Hours per Week:40 Shift:DayJob Posting Description:At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Department of Children's Hospital Primary Care Center and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

This Clinical Research Assistant II will be responsible for:

  • Working closely with various researchers and other practice staff with all aspects of study design and implementation, including managing excel spreadsheets to collect and track data, consenting and recruiting patients and families to take part in research studies, and performing basic data analysis.

  • Serving as liaison to the families/patients in the research studies, conducted at both on-site and off-site locations, guiding and advising them throughout each phase of the study. Providing detailed background information regarding studies to families, communicating all policies and procedures, and responding to all inquiries. Coordinating follow-up visits as necessary.

  • Coordinating and preparing the necessary documentation for Institutional Review Board (IRB) and Committee on Clinical Investigations (CCI) submissions, together with the Private Investigator of the study.

  • Participating in the training of newly hired research study assistants, as required.

  • Coordinating activities between the hospital and research laboratories to ensure correct testing/processing and send out instructions specific to the study. Communicating project policies and procedures to personnel.

To qualify, you must have:

  • The knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree, and a minimum of one year of relevant work experience.

  • The analytical skills to resolve problems that require the use of basic scientific, mathematical, or technical principles.

  • The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations.

  • The analytical skills to gather and interpret data in situations in which the information or problems are relatively routine.

  • The ability to exchange information on factual matters, schedule appointments, greet visitors, explain hospital policies, and/or relay messages to appropriate personnel. This type of interaction requires courtesy and tact when dealing with patients, visitors and/or hospital employees. More sensitive situations may be referred to others as appropriate.

  • The knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts related to research. Research experience, familiarity with the use of statistical software programs and Spanish language proficiency would all be of benefit in this position.

  • This individual must be able to work independently, and have strong writing, analysis and organizational skills.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and week-end schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.Office/Site Location:Boston