Research Coordinator, Cardiovascular Medicine, 40Hrs
Company: Partners Healthcare System
Posted on: June 12, 2021
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
Coordinates and implements the research study, both internally
and with external partners.
Screens potential participants, participates in the informed
consent process, and maintains recruitment contact with
Performs clinical assessments such as blood pressure, weight,
6-minute walk distance testing, ECGs, etc.
Interacts with patients/subjects with regard to the study,
including administering questionnaires, obtaining clinical history,
and serving as a resource for participants and families.
Responsible for scheduling clinical testing related to the study
and obtaining test results.
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
Aids in the collection, processing, and shipment of blood
Maintains participant research regulatory binders.
Answers phone calls ad questions regarding the study protocol.
Refers participants when appropriate to the Principal Investigator
In conjunction with Manager completes regulatory paperwork for
institutional review board (IRB) approval.
Keeps Principal Investigator informed of study progress at all
- Performs other duties as assigned.
One to two years of relevant experience in human clinical trial
research, with pulmonary or cardiovascular disease experience
Knowledge of federal and institutional policies governing human
Proficiency with PC's and Windows-based software and using data
Ability to work independently.
Ability to demonstrate professionalism and respect for human
subject rights and individual needs.
- Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize a
variety of tasks.
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