Beth Israel Lahey Health “Wellness Works” and Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) assistant coordinator in Boston, Massachusetts
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WellnessWorks, a program within the Neurology Department of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is looking for an Assistant Coordinator to start in late May or June 2024. Our center is proud to be on the leading edge, not only in diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s and similar illnesses, but in providing new ways to help patients manage their diseases. WellnessWorks provides exercise programs, educational events, and groups programs specially curated for patients with Parkinson’s Disease and their care partners. We believe that wellness is holistic and hope to provide a plethora of resources to all individuals with Parkinson’s Disease and similar illnesses. Our Assistant Coordinator will gain hands-on experience supporting wellness programs within a premiere hospital. The Assistant Coordinator oversees the daily operations of WellnessWorks including communicating with instructors, maintaining registration for exercise, group, and educational programs, and managing groups, events, and grants.
● Regular communication with patients and instructors, in addition to maintaining enrollment,
registration, and payment for all exercise programs, three support groups, lectures and one-off events.
● Assist with research and write grants to obtain funding for innovative Parkinson’s programming
● Conduct summary data analyses using excel to evaluate program effectiveness.
Interested candidates can send a cover letter and resume to Lissa Kapust, Coordinator of WellnessWorks, at email@example.com . Please make the subject of the email “Assistant Coordinator Cover Letter and Resume_FIRST NAME LAST NAME”.
*Responsibilities may change over time.
Responsible for screening research subjects for participation in clinical research projects, enrolling research subjects onto these studies, monitoring protocol implementation, completing required forms and reporting results. Works closely with other clinical research staff.
Independently or in conjunction with other clinical research staff and/or research nurse, recruits and enrolls research subjects onto clinical research projects according to study protocols. May assess research subjects' eligibility for inclusion in a particular protocol based on contracts with physicians and nurses and knowledge of the protocol. (essential)
Checks all eligibility and ineligibility criteria with the research subjects' medical record. Verifies information with clinical research nurse and/or principal investigator. (essential)
Discusses informed consent with research subjects. Interacts with research subjects prior to entering the study and throughout the entire treatment. Assists with scheduling appointments and follow up tests. (essential)
Learns protocol and monitors strict adherence to protocols by physicians, nurses and research subjects. Reviews protocol requirements with physicians, nurses and fellows. Identifies any problems with protocol compliance and notifies principal investigator and/or research nurse. Begins to learn how to independently resolve problems with protocol. (essential)
Extracts data on protocol subjects from hospital records, outpatient charts and private physician office records in order to complete case report forms required by specific protocols. Enters data into computerized system. (essential)
Assists clinic staff in obtaining insurance approval for subject protocol participation and scheduling tests and arranging admissions or outpatient visits for subjects. (essential)
Assists investigator with correspondence with IRB. (essential)
Bachelor's degree required.
0-1 year of related work experience required.
Working knowledge of computer systems required, including web-based applications and some Microsoft Office applications, which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.
Decision Making: Ability to make decisions that are based on specific instructions, standard practices and established procedures which generally require little or no supervision.
Problem Solving: Ability to address problems that are routine, somewhat repetitive and generally solved by following clear directions and procedures and by identifying opportunities for process improvements.
Independence of Action: Ability to follow general instructions and procedures as provided. Work is monitored by supervisor/manager.
Written Communications: Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written English with internal and external customers.
Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and converse in English to communicate effectively with medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.
Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate full working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, procedures and policies with the ability to use them in varied situations.
Teamwork: Ability to work collaboratively in small teams to improve the operations of immediate work group by offering ideas, identifying issues, and respecting team members.
Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service to patients, visitors, staff and external customers in a professional, service-oriented, respectful manner using skills in active listening and problem solving. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Some elements of the job are sedentary, but the employee will be required to stand for periods of time or move throughout the hospital campus.
As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more (https://www.bilh.org/newsroom/bilh-to-require-covid-19-influenza-vaccines-for-all-clinicians-staff-by-oct-31) about this requirement.
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