Research Coordinator / 40 Hours / DAY / BWH Newborn Medicine

Brigham And Women's Hospital Boston , MA 02298

Posted 1 week ago

GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT: Summarize the nature and level of work performed.

The candidate for Project Coordinator will work independently as the point of contact responsible for general project management tasks and for addressing communication internally as well as to be the primary interface for external customers and investigators for coordination and planning concerning new or current projects in the Department of Pediatric Newborn Medicine. Under the general supervision of Principal Investigators, the Project Coordinator will oversee several clinical research studies, including compliance, supervision, implementation, recruitment, reporting, and data management.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Indicate key areas of responsibility, major job duties, special projects and key objectives for this position. These items should be evaluated throughout the year and included in the written annual evaluation.

Following any required technical consultation between either a director, lab manager, or research assistant and the PI, the Project Coordinator would become a point of contact for accomplishing development and implementation of project requests. Including but not limited to duties such as:

  • Coordinates the implementation, both internally and externally, of sponsored clinical research studies.

  • Working in concert with Principal Investigator(s) and/or Research Manager, develops and implements patient recruitment strategies.

  • Recruits and evaluates potential study patients, per protocol instruction. May be required to perform clinical tests such as phlebotomy, EKGs, etc.

  • Maintains contact with study participants and coordinates study visits to obtain magnetic resonance imaging data and other evaluations and procedures, such as fetal echos

  • Obtain samples from processing lab/pathology.

  • Maintain freezer/sample organization and logging.

  • Answers any phone calls and inquiries regarding study protocol. Refers participants when appropriate to supervisor or clinical staff.

  • Develops, organizes, and/or maintains detailed clinical and research databases. May use programs, such as excel and REDCap. Responsible for data validation and quality control.

  • Responsible for collecting data and maintaining patient information database for study. May be required to input data, do basic data analysis and run various reports. Maintains patients' records as part of record keeping function.

  • In conjunction with PIs, develops and implements new research protocols including design, data collection systems and institutional review board approval.

  • Recommends changes to research protocols and manages modifications to institutional review board protocols.

  • Performs literature searches, as appropriate.

  • Performs basic laboratory testing on human blood and samples (after training).

  • Assists PIs with preparation for presentation and written published articles.

  • Orders lab supplies and equipment as necessary.

  • Assists PIs with administrative tasks including scheduling, meeting coordination, preparation of meeting materials, etc.

  • Maintains collaborative, team relationships with peers and colleagues. Attends meetings as required.

  • All other duties as assigned.

  • A bachelor's degree at an accredited four year institution.

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint).

  • Must be well organized, manage time effectively, uses meticulous attention to detail, able to keep track of multiple tasks running in parallel, and must have a strong customer service ethic.

  • Previous experience in project management is a plus.

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