This position will work in the clinical research program located at Chestnut Hill. They will support and work collaboratively with the research teams conducting clinical trials at Chestnut Hill in the overall conduct of clinical trials using Good Clinical Practice under the auspices of the Principal Investigator. The Senior CRC will be responsible for management of patient clinical information and assisting research team physicians and nurses with daily tasks that pertain to patient participation in clinical trials. They will assist with the timely collection of protocol related samples including shipment to outside entities as required. This individual may also assist with screening patients for protocol eligibility, obtaining informed consent, and registering study participants with the Office of Data Quality.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is opening a new outpatient cancer facility in January 2021 in Chestnut Hill. The new ambulatory center, located at 300 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill, will provide much needed space for adult patient care to support our patient growth. Dana-Farber - Chestnut Hill will offer Clinical and Research Laboratory Services, Clinical Trials, Imaging, Infusion Services, Nutrition Support, Retail Pharmacy, Social Work, and Transfusion Services. This will be a multi-disciplinary, state-of-the-art facility designed to maintain the same model of care that is currently given to our patients on our Longwood Campus.
Provide administrative support to physicians and research nurses in clinic setting. Responsible for basic clinical trial document preparation (informed consents, study drug diaries, surveys (electronic/paper), research specimen kits, etc.)
Reviewing daily/weekly clinic schedule for Chestnut Hill to verify that all research related items tasks are confirmed for participant visits. This may include kits, surveys, drug or items as needed by the research laboratory/
Administer clinical trial-related surveys and use validated tools to assess a trial participant's functional and cognitive abilities as required by the study.
Responsible for collection and organization of source documents and filing and archiving of study records.
Oversee and manage trial-specific CRCs while they are on location at Chestnut Hill.
Liaise between Research Nurses and trial-specific CRCs both verbally and by assisting with regular transfer of trial-specific documentation.
Facilitate research questions from Chestnut Hill specific staff with disease group staff.
Resolve and assist with any questions or issues that arise with Chestnut Hill research participants
Responsible for counting and recording daily investigational drug returns from participants.
Responsible for delivery and programming of sponsor EKG machines to clinic floor and obtaining investigator signature of EKGs.
May request medical record documentation as needed.
Answers phones/voicemails/pages and directs calls to appropriate parties.
Tracks and assists physicians with participant study visits on select clinical trials as needed.
May assist with scheduling of trial-related appointments and may contact participants by phone.
Bachelor's Degree required, and 3-5 years of equivalent experience required. Experience working in a medical or scientific research setting or comparable technology orientated business environment preferred. Performs primary duties with independence and has progressed to mentoring junior staff.
Excellent organization and communications skills required. Strong interpersonal skills – ability to effectively interact with all levels of staff and externals contacts. Must be detail oriented and have the ability to follow-through. Ability to effectively manage time and prioritize workload. Must practice discretion and adhere to hospital confidentiality guidelines at all times. Must have computer skills including the use of Microsoft Office.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law
Internal Number: 2020-19967
About Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to under-served members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.