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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.
The 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 the Research Coordinators with IRB applications, preparing amendments and continuing reviews for each study and for each participating site;
Facilitating the scheduling and organizing of calls with 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 Microsoft Teams study pages;
Assisting the Research Coordinators in tracking regulatory and training documentation;
Assisting collaborators and investigators in the procurement of external information or documentation as needed;
Preparing, ordering and/or 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 and study MOPs;
Assisting in the development of slide decks for STRC-wide or external presentations
Performing other miscellaneous administrative duties as assigned or requested.
A minimum of a Bachelor's degree is required. Experience in research or in the medical field is preferred, but not required.
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.
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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.