GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
This is an exciting opportunity for a mid-level Clinical Research Coordinator II (CRC II) who is interested in public health and cancer screening and prevention. This is a full-time (40 hour/week) clinical research coordinator position to assist with all aspects of the PROSPR METRICS project, a large-scale national grant aimed at finding patterns in cancer screening processes across diverse healthcare settings.
The CRC II will be an integral part of the study team and will work directly under the supervision of Kimberly Harris and Principal Investigator, Dr. Jennifer Haas, within the Division of General Internal Medicine (DGIM) at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH.)
MGH is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage individuals from under-represented backgrounds to apply.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The responsibilities of the clinical research coordinator may include but are not limited to the following activities:
- Conducting an online survey of providers.
- Tracking provider participation with the survey, and completing timely follow ups as needed.
- Tracking study remuneration.
- Designing and maintaining study databases, and conducting preliminary data analysis.
- Maintaining enrollment reports and communicating with all study sites regarding enrollment.
- Preparing study mailings.
- Submitting applications, amendments, reports, and other documents to the Institutional Review Board under the supervision of the Principal Investigator.
- Organizing and participating in study-related meetings and study site visits. Prepare meeting agendas and minutes when applicable.
- Conducting manual chart reviews.
- Collecting, entering, and cleaning study data.
- Assisting with the preparation of grant applications and reports to funding agencies.
- Assisting with the preparation of scientific abstracts, posters, PowerPoint presentations, and manuscripts.
- Conducting literature reviews and generating summaries for use in grants, abstract and manuscripts.
- Providing general administrative support to the PI and other project members.
- Maintaining research-related files and regulatory materials.
- Maintaining confidentiality and privacy, which is consistent with HIPAA guidelines.
- The CRC may have the opportunity to assist in writing research papers based on his or her skills and developing interests within the various projects.
Applicants must possess superior organizational, administrative, time management, and communication skills, with the ability to interact professionally with team members at all levels of the institution. Enthusiasm for public health, data analysis and cancer screening and prevention is essential.
This is an ideal opportunity for a candidate who will be applying to medical or graduate school in the next 2 – 3 years.
Additional skills, abilities, and competencies include:
- Careful attention to details
- Excellent communication and writing skills
- Time management: Exceptional organizational skills and ability to organize time and priorities effectively, asking for direction when appropriate. Ability to keep multiple tasks on track simultaneously.
- Proficiency with standard office software (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as well as internet applications) and the ability to learn new computer applications when needed.
- Familiarity with REDCap and MS Access is desired.
- Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a research team.
- Ability to anticipate, manage, and troubleshoot challenges.
- Ability and willingness to learn new research and study-related skills.
- Intellectual independence and initiative.
- BA/BS Required
- MPH, Master’s degree or prior coursework in health-related topics and/or research methods is preferred but not required
- 1 year of prior research experience required.
- 1-2 years of data analysis using SAS, STATA, R, or other statistical software preferred.