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Children's Hospital Boston Clinical Research Specialist I - Adolescent Breast Clinic in Boston, Massachusetts

57753BRTitle:Clinical Research Specialist I - Adolescent Breast ClinicDepartment:Plastic SurgeryAutoReqId:57753BRStatus: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.

The Clinical Research Specialist I will be responsible for:

  • Assisting Principal Investigators (PIs) in planning and implementing clinical research studies pertaining to adolescent breast conditions, breastfeeding/lactation, and plastic surgery conditions and procedures as assigned. Coordinating preparation of protocol applications for submission to the IRB, sponsor or regulatory authority. Corresponding with the IRB, study sponsors, clinical research organizations, study participants and referring physicians.

  • Recruiting study participants for enrollment in clinical trials. Following individual study protocols. Completing informed consent procedures as assigned. Organizing strategies for recruiting study participants, screening study participants for eligibility on the telephone, in the clinic and other settings as required. Completing follow up with study participants in prescribed settings as required.

  • Organizing study procedures and scheduling study participants for study visits. Assisting the PI during patient visits. Performing study procedures designated for the Study Coordinator.

  • Completing record abstraction of source documents, conducting required study measurements and completing study data entry in accordance with best practice methods. Conducting quality control checks of data prior to publication of academic manuscripts.

  • Complying with all institutional policies and government regulations pertaining to human subjects protections. Maintaining regulatory binders, case report forms, source documents, and other study documents. Monitoring the occurrence of clinical adverse events, reporting any to the PI, the study sponsor and Committee on Clinical Investigations. Updating protocol and amendment changes.

  • Assisting investigators in preparing articles for journal publication and grant writing. Performing literature searches. Attending applicable courses and meetings offered by Clinical Research Program.

To qualify, you must have:

  • Bachelor's degree, and a minimum three years of relevant work experience, or Masters of Science or Masters of Public Health and one year of relevant work experience.

  • The analytical skills to collect information from diverse sources, apply professional principles in performing various analyses, and summarize the information and data to solve problems.

  • Communication skills to effectively deal with conflicting views or issues and mediate fair solutions, and well-developed writing 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.

BCH offers competitive compensation and benefits.

BCH 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