• Clinical Research Coordinator - Pathology

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Job Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    2018-10572
    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 Department of Oncologic Pathology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator to join the Loda Laboratory.   We are looking for someone with excellent organization, communication and writing skills. The candidate should possess strong interpersonal skills as they will be required to successfully interact with all levels of staff and external colleagues. This position will support all clinical research within the laboratory, will partner with the PI on protocol submissions and will be asked to support grant writing.

     

    This role will be responsible for collecting medical data from paper and electronic sources, both internal and external to help prepare summary data reports for manuscripts and presentations as well as protocol renewals. The ideal candidate should understand the basic principles of human research subject protection and be able to work independently.

     

    Responsibilities

    1. Oversight of the clinical trials process

    • Coordinate protocol submissions to IRB
    • Submit protocol amendments
    • Track renewal dates and facilitate renewals
    • Maintain and organize study regulatory binders
    • Enter all required study data on an ongoing basis
    • Close-out of clinical trials, including contributing to research articles, audit preparation, and communication with regulatory agencies and other disciplines involved.

    2. Responsible for data reporting and management, collection of source documents, filing and archiving of study records, and resolution of data queries.

    • Construct/maintain databases for lab inventory and for lab projects
    • Analyze data, read/enter data from pathology reports

    3. Ensure all study related tissue samples are collected, properly prepared and shipped according to the protocol requirements and IATA/DOT regulations. Tracking of sample inventory is critical.

     

    4. Assist in grant preparation and work to seek new funding opportunities

     

    5. Assist in manuscript preparation and submissions

     

    6. Manage two Department webpages

     

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree required, with 0-2 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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