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Children's Hospital Boston Clinical Research Specialist I - Allergy/Immunology in Boston, Massachusetts

61036BRTitle:Clinical Research Specialist I - Allergy/ImmunologyDepartment:Medicine-Allergy & ImmunologyAutoReqId:61036BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Category:ResearchJob Posting Description:At BCH, 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.

This Clinical Research Specialist I will be responsible for:

  • Under minimum supervision, coordinates clinical research studies, including recruiting and enrolling study participants. Maintains research study documentation. Completes Case Study Report Forms. Assists Principal Investigator and/or research team members in study procedures. Conducts data collection activities and prepares analytical reports regarding results of studies. Participates in writing articles and summary papers for various publications.

  • Assists Principal Investigators (PIs) in planning and implementing clinical research studies as assigned. Under the direction of the PI coordinates preparation of protocol applications for submission to the IRB, sponsor or regulatory authority. As directed by the PI corresponds with the IRB, study sponsors, clinical research organizations, study participants and referring physicians.

  • Recruits study participants for enrollment in clinical trials. Follows individual study protocols. Completes informed consent procedures as assigned. Organizes strategies for recruiting study participants, screens study participants for eligibility on the telephone, in the clinic and other settings as required. Completes follow up with study participants in prescribed settings as required.

  • Organizes study procedures and schedules study participants for study visits. Assists the PI during patient visits. Performs study procedures designated for the Study Coordinator.

  • Completes record abstraction of source documents, conducts required study measurements and completes study Case Report Forms in accordance with best practice methods. Conducts a QC check of completed CRFs prior to submission for data entry; coordinates resolution of all data queries. Completes data entry as warranted.

  • Complies with all institutional policies and government regulations pertaining to human subjects protections. Maintains regulatory binders, case report forms, source documents, and other study documents. Monitors the occurrence of clinical adverse events, reporting any to the (PI), the study sponsor and Committee on Clinical Investigations (IRB). Updates protocol and amendment changes.

To qualify, you must have:

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

  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred

  • Problem solving.

  • Well-developed communication skills in order to provide critical information to patients.

  • Supervisor or overseeing experience

  • Familiar with HSP/GCP conduct of research.

During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched 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, cell phone plan discounts 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