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Research Coordinator, Cardiovascular Medicine, 40Hrs

Company: Partners Healthcare System
Location: Boston
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

The Research Coordinator is responsible for coordinating human clinical research activities for a multicenter NHLBI funded clinical trial involving subjects recruited from multiple divisions within Brigham and Women's Hospital. The candidate must possess the ability to work independently in all phases of human clinical research. The candidate will work under general supervision from the Principal Investigator and a manager or supervisor. The candidate may be responsible for the following activities: screening and scheduling potential participants for clinical research visits and studies, screening of potential participants, data collection through medical records and patient interview, data entry, handling of blood samples, obtaining clinical measurements, follow-up with participants, and assorted administrative work on patient documents, folders, and management of research regulatory binders. The candidate must comply with all Partners Healthcare System regulatory requirements, NIH guidelines, and HIPAA regulations.

Principal Duties/Responsibilities:

  1. Coordinates and implements the research study, both internally and with external partners.

  2. Screens potential participants, participates in the informed consent process, and maintains recruitment contact with participants.

  3. Performs clinical assessments such as blood pressure, weight, 6-minute walk distance testing, ECGs, etc.

  4. Interacts with patients/subjects with regard to the study, including administering questionnaires, obtaining clinical history, and serving as a resource for participants and families.

  5. Responsible for scheduling clinical testing related to the study and obtaining test results.

  6. Responsible for data collection and patient information data entry into databases for the study. Transfers data to Data Coordinating Center. Responsible for data validation and quality control.

  7. Aids in the collection, processing, and shipment of blood specimens.

  8. Maintains participant research regulatory binders.

  9. Answers phone calls ad questions regarding the study protocol. Refers participants when appropriate to the Principal Investigator or Co-Investigators.

  10. In conjunction with Manager completes regulatory paperwork for institutional review board (IRB) approval.

  11. Keeps Principal Investigator informed of study progress at all time.

  12. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's Degree

  2. One to two years of relevant experience in human clinical trial research, with pulmonary or cardiovascular disease experience preferred.

  3. Knowledge of federal and institutional policies governing human clinical research.

  4. Proficiency with PC's and Windows-based software and using data management systems.

  5. Ability to work independently.

  6. Ability to demonstrate professionalism and respect for human subject rights and individual needs.

  7. Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize a variety of tasks.

Keywords: Partners Healthcare System, Boston , Research Coordinator, Cardiovascular Medicine, 40Hrs, Other , Boston, Massachusetts

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