Clinical Research Coordinator
BIDMC Research - Boston, MA

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Job Description

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, is renowned for excellence in patient care, biomedical research, teaching and community service. Located in the heart of Boston's Longwood Medical and Academic Area, it hosts nearly three quarters of a million patient visits annually in and around Boston. The Transplant Institute is looking for a Clinical Research Coordinator whose primary responsibility will be to assist in carrying out the activities of an NIH-funded program of research examining medical and psychosocial outcomes following living kidney donation.

Primary responsibilities will include:
 oversee donor and recipient recruitment and enrollment at BIDMC
 discuss informed consent with prospective study patients
 monitor recruitment and enrollment at other participating study sites
 collaborate extensively with study coordinators at other sites in ensuring recruitment goals are met and data forms are submitted to BIDMC
 ensure good retention rates throughout the study
 maintain contact with study participants
 technical writing, editing, and preparation of protocol manual
 respond to inquiries from participating centers
 facilitate preparation of all IRB applications and correspondence
 coordinate purchasing of project supplies and payment of study participants
 work closely with other staff in management of the Participant Tracking System to identify upcoming assessments and monitor completed assessments
 complete medical and surgical data forms for BIDMC study participants
 attend research meetings and participate in study investigator conference calls
 collaborate with principal investigator(s) to assist in developing plans for research projects
 collaborate on the preparation of manuscripts for publication
Secondary responsibilities include assisting in the development and implementation of other research projects on living kidney donation and live donor kidney transplantation.


 Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of clinical research experience or a Master's degree and 1 year of clinical research experience

 Working knowledge of computerized data software (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, SPSS) required

 Knowledge of Institutional Review Board processes

 Excellent interpersonal skills required for interaction with patients, transplant professionals, IRB staff, and sponsoring organization representatives

 Highly organized and task-focused

 Very strong oral and written communication skills

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