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

58602BRTitle:Clinical Research Assistant IDepartment:CardiologyAutoReqId:58602BRStatus: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 Heart Center Clinical Research Program is looking for an immediate hire of a clinical research assistant to work on multiple projects under the direction of Dr. Jane Newburger. Dr. Newburger has an active practice comprised of patients with congenital and acquired heart disease and have been honored by “Best Doctors in America", “Boston SuperDoctors", "Boston Magazine Best Doctor", and US News and World Report “Top Doctors,” with star designation as in top 1%.

Her research has focused on neurodevelopmental outcomes in children with congenital heart disease after heart surgery, and also on the evaluation and therapy of Kawasaki disease.

The position will support research projects studying COVID-19 patients with MIS-C, Kawasaki disease, drug studies for Fontan patients, and movement and growth of infants with HLHS.

Candidates should have the ability to multi-task, have strong attention to detail, work under multiple priorities and deadlines and interact with faculty, staff, patients and families. There will be opportunities to participate in manuscript writing and authorship.

The Clinical Research Assistant I will participate in patient recruitment, obtaining informed consent, enrolling participants, collecting data, extracting data from the medical records, entering data into the database, working with the IRB, participating in team meetings, mailing medications to patients, transporting samples to the biobank, engaging with patients and families in the clinic and CICU, and other administrative activities as required.

This is a 2-year minimum position.

Responsibilities may include:

• Participant recruitment, screening for eligibility, informed consent and enrollment

• Prepare study materials and data collection materials

• Communicating with patients and families

• Scheduling and participating in meetings (taking notes)

• Data extraction, data entry

To qualify, you must have:

  • The knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree in a related science.

  • The ability to work independently and in a team setting

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

  • Proficient with computer systems and technology

  • Ability to follow detailed protocols

  • Strong ability to multi-task

    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, including a rotating days/evenings and week-end 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).

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

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