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

64633BRJob Posting Title:Clinical Research Assistant IDepartment:CardiologyAutoReqId:64633BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Posting Category:ResearchJob Posting Description:Under general supervision, the Clinical Research Assistant working in the Heart Center Clinical Research Program will coordinator daily operations of:

  • A NIH sponsored study that focuses on identifying genes that cause congenital heart disease. Eligible study participants include children and adults. Participants are interviewed about their medical history and family history. Biological samples (blood, saliva, cardiac tissue) will be collected from participants and immediate family members. The research assistant is responsible for helping with all aspects of the study, mainly with collecting biological sample.

  • Interacting with a variety of investigators from the Heart Center (Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Cardiovascular Nursing). Tasks will be a mixture of short- and longer-term activities that may involve but are not limited to regulatory submissions, data abstraction from the medical record, data and specimen coordination, study preparation, and patient screening and patient contacts both in person and by phone. The successful candidate will be adaptable, skilled with multi-tasking, have strong written and oral communication skills and excellent attention to detail.

The Clinical Research Assistant - Heart Center will be responsible for:

  • Screening and recruiting study subjects

  • Obtaining informed consent

  • Coordinating and collecting biological samples

  • Reviewing medical records

  • Working directly with patients and families through all parts of the study

To qualify, you must have:

  • A bachelor degree or equivalent is required

  • Excellent attention to detail, organizational skills and the ability to interact with others in a collaborative and productive manner

  • Experience working in research in the medical field is preferred

  • Candidates must be comfortable spending time in the operating room

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. Discover your best.Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular

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