GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
The MGH Center for Immigrant Health are seeking a highly motivated individual to assist with both clinical research and administrative management. In this unique position, the Clinical Research Coordinator will provide administrative management, support research projects in, and assist with program development within the MGH Center for Immigrant Health.
In addition to providing administrative support for the Center for Immigrant Health, the Clinical Research Coordinator will have the opportunity to contribute to the Center's program development, clinical protocols, and care pathways in resource navigation, medical-legal partnerships, nutrition, and mental health programming. The Clinical Research Coordinator will work to support the center's administrative duties, including organizing an annual inclusivity campaign and collaborating with partner centers and institutions.
It is anticipated the position will involve 2-3 primary projects and several smaller ad hoc projects as they arise. The primary responsibilities of this position are as follows:
- Support the six pillars of the MGH Center for Immigrant Health as outlined below:
- Resource development and navigation
- Clinical programming
- Research / Quality Improvement
- Preparation of IRB and grant materials including careful maintenance of all documentation.
- Support the program development of the MGH Center for Immigrant Health and contribute to related projects as needed.
Critical thinking, independence, superb organization skills, and a strong sense of accountability are of utmost importance in this position and are required to succeed. Given the human subjects research focus, ability to handle confidential information is also a requirement. The candidate must demonstrate analytical skills, ability to resolve technical problems, analyze data, and would benefit from a working knowledge of data management programs and statistical software. Writing ability and communication skills are also essential. This position is well suited for an individual interested in pursuing graduate studies or a career in the fields of medicine, public health, or clinical research. Principal Duties and Responsibilities Research related to the Center for Immigrant Health:
Administrative duties related to the Center for Immigrant Health:
- Collects, organizes, maintains, and analyzes demographic, clinical and laboratory data, records, and databases.
- Uses software to generate graphs and reports.
- Conducts library/literature searches.
- Assists with regulatory binders and QA/QC procedures.
- Verifies subject inclusion/exclusion criteria.
- Develops, and evaluates data from questionnaires.
- Assists with study regulatory submissions.
- Drafts study forms, including consent and case report forms.
- Develops and implements recruitment strategies.
- Monitors and evaluates lab and procedure data.
- Contributes to protocol recommendations.
- Assists with preparation of annual reviews of ongoing studies.
- Assists with preparation study reports.
- Assists with grant preparation and administration.
- Provides project related administrative support duties as required.
- Clinical protocol development.
- Manages communications and schedules meetings via email.
- Develops and maintains collaborations with institutional and community-based partners.
- Assists with implementation of clinical programming.
- Expense report completion.
- Careful attention to details.
- Superb organizational skills.
- Ability to follow directions.
- Good communication skills.
- Accountability to self and others.
- Ability to manage multiple responsibilities/projects at once.
- Working knowledge of clinical research protocols.
- Ability to demonstrate respect and professionalism for subjects' rights and individual needs.
- Ability to work independently and as a team player.
- Analytical skills and ability to resolve technical problems.
- Ability to interpret acceptability of data results.
Bachelor's degree required. Advanced degree holders also welcome to apply.
New graduates with some relevant course/project work or those without any prior research experience will be considered for the Clinical Research Coordinator position outlined above.EEO Statement
Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.