Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 166218-1A
Date Posted: Jul 2, 2021
Category: Clinical Professional
Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.
About the Job
Under minimal supervision and direction will be responsible for the coordination and administration of multiple research studies. Responsible for assigned research studies and general research duties. Implements study protocols in accordance to regulatory and institutional requirements. Works closely with principal investigators, research staff and Research Administration facilitating all aspects of assigned clinical trials. Interacts with study participants diagnosed with various medical conditions and diagnoses.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:
1) Possesses ongoing knowledge of FDA, OHRP and GCP regulations:
2) Responsible for coordinating different phases of research studies with varying degrees of complexity with minimal
3) Implements assigned research studies by reviewing study and assessing protocol and institutional requirements:
4) Conducts assigned research studies per protocol requirements, departmental and institutional policy:
5) Recruits patients to assigned research studies:
6) Performs Data Management duties:
7) Maintains a professional relationship with sponsors and/or CRO’s and related members:
8) Works in collaboration with research finance on all study related finances including clinical trial agreements, budget preparation, patient related study visits, invoicing and helping to resolve study subject billing issues.
9) Seeks additional training or guidance when necessitated; utilizes available research tools and resources.
10) Completes and maintains all required trainings:
11) Participates and assists in other research projects and initiatives as assigned:
Maintain strict adherence to the Lahey Hospital and Medical Center Confidentiality policy.
Incorporate Lahey Hospital and Medical Center Standards of Behavior and Guiding Principles into daily activities.
Comply with all Lahey Hospital and Medical Center Policies.
Comply with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey Hospital and Medical Center.
Maintain courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients.
Demonstrate an understanding of the job description, performance expectations, and competency assessment.
Demonstrate a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to Customer Service standards.
Participate in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.
Participate in and successfully completes Mandatory Education.
Perform all other duties as needed or directed to meet the needs of the department.
Bachelor’s degree required
In absence of a Bachelor’s degree, will consider 8 years of relevant work experience in addition to the experience noted below.
Licensure, Certification & Registration:
2-5+ years direct work related experience in a research setting
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
Ability to demonstrate basic knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures with the ability to use them in varied situations; Ability to make decisions that are guided by general instructions and practices requiring some interpretation; Seeks assistance when confronted with difficult and/or unpredictable situations; Ability to travel nationally to other research sites, attend investigator meetings and educational conferences as required; Strong verbal and written communication, multi-tasking, attention to detail and organizational skills; Ability to interact with professional personnel at all levels; ability to communicate clearly and effectively; Ability to demonstrate a positive attitude and respond to requests in a timely and respectful manner; Ability to function independently, set priorities, provide clear direction and training, take initiative and work collaboratively in small teams; Ability to interact with study participant with various diseases compassionately and respectfully; Working knowledge of medical terminology and medical practice protocols; Experience with computer systems, including web based applications; In the absence of any of these skills, demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet organizational standards.
Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.