Children's Hospital Boston Clinical Research Specialist II in Boston, Massachusetts
51508BRTitle:Clinical Research Specialist IIDepartment:Plastic SurgeryAutoReqId:51508BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Shift:DayJob Posting Description:
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 a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Department of Plastic & Oral Surgery as part of our research team and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
The Clinical Research Specialist II will work for Plastic Surgeon-in-Chief Dr. John Meara, a cleft and craniofacial surgeon, to support the Cleft and Craniofacial Center in its innovative research. The Center is comprised of the Craniofacial Program, the largest of its kind in the United States, which offers specialized multidisciplinary care in rare and complex syndromes and world-renowned expertise in more common craniofacial conditions, and the Cleft Lip and Palate Program, which provides comprehensive family-centered cleft care. Academic research centers around these diagnoses: craniosynostosis, encephalocele, and cleft lip and palate, including syndromes associated with these conditions. Research is often observational and aims to improve clinical care or better understand risks associated with certain conditions or surgical outcomes. This work benefits patients, clinicians, and researchers alike.
Responsibilities will include:
Lead recruitment, informed consent, and enrollment of subjects
Create data collection instruments
Lead primary data collection
Review patient medical records for data extraction
Data entry, management, cleaning, manipulation, and analysis
Create figures and tables for publication
IRB creation and maintenance
Creating and maintaining study documentation
Scheduling and leading bi-monthly craniofacial research team meetings
Manage sample and data collection for a biorepository
Submitting research as abstracts to conferences, and as full manuscripts to journals
Creating posters and oral presentations
Contributing to grant preparation and writing
To qualify, you must have:
Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience or Masters of Science and 2 yrs relevant work experience.
Proven ability to work independently.
Strong attention to detail
Strong organizational skills
Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including 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.