At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. As the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Adolescent Substance use and Addiction Program within the Division of Developmental Medicine and discover how your talents can change lives.
This Clinical Research Assistant II will be responsible for:
Creation of training materials and collateral, collaboration with other project partners, coordination of internal and external communications, social media and web outreach, assisting the project director with specific strategies for expanding the reach of technical assistance.
Performing various functions that require in-depth knowledge of the training and assistance programs.
Assisting with data collection activities and preparing analytical reports regarding results of studies.
Assisting in writing articles and summary papers for various publications.
Participating in the training of newly hired research study assistants, as required.
Communicating project policies and procedures to personnel. Monitoring and reviewing data collection and data entry, and informed consent procedures - ensuring consistency of application for each study.
Performing other miscellaneous administrative duties as assigned or required.
Coordinating and preparing the necessary documentation for Institutional Review Board (IRB) and Committee on Clinical Investigations (CCI) submissions, together with the Private Investigator of the study.
Serving as liaison to the families/patients and providers in research and training programs, conducted at both on-site and off-site locations, guiding and advising them throughout each phase of the study. Coordinating follow-up visits as necessary. Acting as a resource to study participants, addressing any concerns they may have. Troubleshooting resolution of any issues that may arise throughout the study.
Creating and preparing data collection statistical reports and analytical summaries for distribution to study research team for review and analysis. Writing articles and summary papers of studies for submission to medical journals, as may be requested/necessary.
To qualify you must have:
Bachelor's Degree in psychology, child development, health communications, public administration, or a humanities related field required and at least one year of experience.
Proven experience using design software (e.g. Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator).
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (e.g. Excel, Powerpoint, Word).
Availability for flexible scheduling including evenings and weekends.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
High level of motivation; ability to work independently and as part of a team; excellent communication, organization, and attention to detail.
A 2-year commitment to the position is preferred.
Researchers in the Adolescent Substance Use and Addiction Program (ASAP) at Boston Children's Hospital working to address substance use problems and disorders in adolescents and young adults. ASAP is seeking highly motivated applicants for a Communications and Project Coordinator to manage activities related to providing training and technical assistance to clinicians across the country as they respond to the opioid epidemic. As part of a large, national grant to provide these services, this job entails the creation of training materials as well as the coordination and management of project related tasks.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits.
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.