• Clinical Research Coordinator - Cantor Center & Division of Population Sciences

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Job Posted Date 5 days ago(4/16/2018 4:25 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-10553
    Category
    Clinical Research
    Type
    full time
    Grade
    18
  • Overview

    Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

    The Clinical Research Coordinator work within the clinical research program and support the research team in the overall conduct of clinical trials using Good Clinical Practice under the auspices of the Principal Investigator(s) and the DFCI Clinical Trials Office. The CRC will be responsible for the primary data collection and management of patient clinical information as it pertains to participation in clinical trials. Ensures timely collection of protocol related samples including shipment to outside entities as required. Maintains regulatory binders and ensures study compliance with all state, federal, and IRB requirements. May be responsible for IRB protocol submissions (amendments, continuing reviews, and minimal risk protocols). This individual may also screen patients for protocol eligibility, obtain informed consent, and register study participants to clinical trials. Some travel may be required.

     

    This position is 50% in the Cantor Center for Research in Nursing and Patient Care Services and 50% in the Center for Outcomes and Policy Research in the Division of Population Sciences.

    Responsibilities

    The Clinical Research Coordinator works within the clinical research program and supports the research team in the overall conduct of clinical trials using Good Clinical Practice under the auspices of the Principal Investigator(s) and the DFCI Clinical Trials Office. The CRC will be responsible for the primary data collection and management of patient clinical information as it pertains to participation in clinical trials. Ensures timely collection of protocol data This individual may also screen patients for protocol eligibility, obtain informed consent, and register study participants to clinical trials.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for data reporting and management, collection of source documents, use of case report forms, filing study records, data entry, and resolution of data queries, using the electronic medical record.
    • Ensure all study data are collected on time and per protocol.
    • Interact with study participants in clinical areas and by telephone as directed/required by the protocol and/or study team.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree required, with 0-1 years of related experience preferred. Experience working in a medical or scientific research setting or comparable technology orientated business environment preferred.
    • Excellent organization and communications skills required. Strong interpersonal skills; ability to effectively interact with all levels of staff and externals contacts. Must be detail oriented and have the ability to follow-through. Ability to effectively manage time and prioritize workload. Must practice discretion and adhere to hospital confidentiality guidelines at all times. Must have computer skills including the use of Microsoft Office. 


    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

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