Description The Research Coordinator organizes, manages, conducts and directs health services research projects, with primary responsibility for handling all the day to day administrative and management issues related to ongoing research studies. Actively promotes the program goals through direct conduct of research activities, supervision of study staff, managing study data bases for regular reporting on enrollment, overseeing training and standardization procedures for quality control of processes and interviews. Plans, direct and supervise weekly activities of interns, volunteers and staff. Oversee data collection and data entry of ER and Clinic records of annual patient visits. Monitor quality of data collection insuring integrity and accuracy. Manage data cleaning of interviews. Serves as study liaison with the IRB, and provides financial management for the project, including purchasing needed supplies and equipment. Assists with new grant proposal development, and preparation of research reports and presentations.
Masters degree in an appropriate field (e.g., MPH, MSc) plus a minimum of three experience in conducting clinical trials or Bachelor's degree with at least 5 years of experience required.
Previous experience with grant writing, IRB submissions and data management, preferred.
Excellent organizational, administrative, leadership, coordination, and interpersonal skills.
Excellent English communication skills (oral and written).
Bilingual or multi-lingual skills (beyond that of English) appropriate to the patient population served is a plus.
Cultural sensitivity and comfort with a wide range of social, racial and ethnic populations.
Knowledge of MS Office applications, database systems, and Internet. Experience using quantitative data analysis software helpful (e.g., SPSS, SAS, Minitab).
Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality of all personal/health sensitive information.
Boston Medical Center - 19 months ago