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 Newborn Medicine and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
The Clinical Research Assistant will be responsible for:
Coordination of activities and for the daily ops of infant research studies in the FNNDSC.
Preparing subjects for MRI studies and accompanying subjects to the MRI scan.
Conducting developmental testing.
Implementing research data entry into data mgmt. system.
IRB documentation and submissions in conjunction with the P.I.
Data collection activities and analytical reports.
Consenting and recruiting patients for studies through interviews and written communications.
Providing background of studies to families, communicating policies and procedures, and responding to inquiries.
Evaluating suitability of prospective study candidates based upon clinical knowledge of study.
Liaison to the families/patients in the research studies at both on-site and off-site locations.
Coordinating follow-up visits as necessary. Be a resource and troubleshoots resolution of any issues.
Preparing the necessary documentation for IRB and CCI submissions.
Data collection of statistical reports and analytical summaries for distribution to study research team.
Coordinating activities between the hospital and research laboratories to ensure correct testing/processing and send‑out instructions.
Reviewing data collection and data entry, and informed consent procedures.
To qualify, you must have :
Bachelor's Degree in an appropriately related discipline, Psychology, Neuroscience, Child Development, or Biology.
Basic analytical skills to gather and interpret data in which the information or problems are moderately complex to complex using Excel, SPSS or similar data analysis packages.
Well-developed communication skills in order to provide critical information to patients, effectively deal with conflicting views or issues.
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). Discover your best.
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.
Internal Number: 2785537
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.