At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Division of Pulmonary Research and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
Boston Children's Hospital's Pulmonary Research group serves as the Study Management Core Center for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's Success with Therapies Research Consortium (STRC). The STRC is a multi-center effort of academic research institutions that facilitates the clinical study of interventions to improve day-to-day adherence and cystic fibrosis (CF) disease self-management to optimize health outcomes and quality of life. STRC investigators have diverse backgrounds in medicine, psychology, clinical research, and health economics and they represent adult and pediatric CF programs throughout the United States. The STRC conducts behavioral studies to identify new tools and practices to help care teams partner with people with CF to more effectively manage their disease.
This Clinical Research Assistant I will be responsible for:
Working alongside investigators and collaborators to assist in the start-up and conduct of studies.
Participating in the development of study manuals and other study related documents.
Assisting with IRB applications, preparing amendments and continuing reviews for each study and for each participating site.
Facilitating the scheduling and organizing of calls with outside investigators, research coordinators and vendors as needed.
Managing the existing call schedule for regularly scheduled calls with the collaborating study teams.
Soliciting agenda items for meetings and calls.
Taking notes, writing up minutes, maintaining a repository of agendas and minutes on the SharePoint study site.
Assisting the Research coordinators in tracking regulatory and training documentation.
Assisting collaborators in the procurement of pharmacy authorizations and other external documents as needed.
Ordering and shipping study supplies as needed.
Assisting in the organization of internal weekly meetings of the BCH study team.
Assisting in the development of internal and external SOPs.
Performing other miscellaneous administrative duties as assigned or requested.
To qualify, you must have:
The knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree.
The analytical skills to gather and interpret data in which the information or problems are moderately complex to complex.
Well-developed communication skills in order to provide critical information to patients.
Advanced writing skills.
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.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.