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

57654BRTitle:Clinical Research Assistant IDepartment:NeurologyAutoReqId:57654BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Category:ResearchJob Posting Description:

At Boston Children’s Hospital, the quality of our care – and our inclusive hospital working environment – lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we’re committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.

This Clinical Research Assistant I will be responsible for:

  • Consenting and recruiting participants and written communications with participants/families. Providing detailed background information regarding the study to families, communicating all policies and procedures, and responding to all inquiries.

  • Serving as liaison to the families/participants in the research studies and acting as a resource to study participants, addressing any concerns they may have. Troubleshooting resolution of any issues that may arise throughout the study.

  • Executing study protocols.

  • Data management (creating data bases, data entry, verification, analysis, graphing).

  • Coordinating and preparing the necessary documentation for Institutional Review Board (IRB), together with the Site Principal Investigator (PI) of the study.

  • Creating and preparing data collection statistical reports and analytical summaries for distribution to study research team for review and analysis. May contribute to literature searches and assistance with preparation of grant materials and writing of articles and summary papers of studies for submission to journals.

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

  • Coordinating activities between the hospital, collaborating sites, and research laboratories to ensure correct participant tracking, data management, and testing/processing and sending out instructions specific to the study.

  • Monitoring and reviewing data collection and data entry and informed consent procedures, ensuring consistency of application for each study.

  • Participating in regular meetings.

To qualify, you must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in STEM field.

  • High attention to detail and organizational skills, ability to multi-task, analytical skills to gather and interpret data.

  • Well-developed communication skills.

Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible 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:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular