Children's Hospital Boston Clinical Research Assistant I-Department of Allergy and Immunology in Boston, Massachusetts
72758BRJob Posting Title:Clinical Research Assistant I-Department of Allergy and ImmunologyDepartment:Medicine-Allergy and Immunology AutoReqId:72758BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Posting Category:ResearchJob Posting Description:Research studies in the Immunology department primarily focus on peanut allergy, eosinophilic esophagitis, and related Immunological disorders. The Clinical Research Assistant role provides the opportunity to interact directly with patients, serve as the primary liaison between the study sponsor and Principal Investigator, and work closely with a team of healthcare providers to manage these research studies.
This Clinical Research Assistant I will be responsible for:
Consent and recruit patients for research studies through personal interviews and written communications with patients/families.
Provide detailed background information regarding studies to families, communicate all policies and procedures, and respond to all inquiries.
Evaluate the suitability of prospective study candidates and make selections based on clinical knowledge of each study.
Serve 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.
Coordinate follow-up visits as necessary.
Act as a resource to study participants, addressing their concerns.
Troubleshoot the resolution of any issues that may arise throughout the study.
Coordinate and prepare the necessary documentation for Institutional Review Board IRB and Committee on Clinical Investigations CCI submissions, together with the Private Investigator of the study.
Create and prepare data collection statistical reports and analytical summaries for distribution to the study research team for review and analysis.
Write articles and summary papers of studies for submission to medical journals, as may be necessary/requested. Participate in the training of newly hired research study assistants, as required.
Coordinate activities between the hospital and research laboratories to ensure correct testing/processing and send out instructions specific to the study.
Communicate project policies and procedures to personnel.
Monitor and review data collection, data entry, and informed consent procedures, ensuring consistency of application for each study.
Perform other miscellaneous administrative duties as assigned or required.
In order to qualify you must have:
Bachelor's degree in a STEM degree
Preferred two-year commitment
Analytical skills to gather and interpret data in which the information or problems are moderately complex. Well-developed communication skills to provide critical information to patients, effectively deal with conflicting views or issues, and find solutions.
Advanced writing skills.
Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits including flexible schedules, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, child care and student loan subsidies, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition and certain License and Certification Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes. Experience the benefits of passion and teamwork.Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular Remote Eligibility :Part Remote/Hybrid