Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 166144-1A
Date Posted: Nov 11, 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
Functioning independently with minimal supervision and direction, will be responsible for coordinating multiple research studies by implementing study protocols in accordance with regulatory, departmental and institutional requirements. Provides mentoring, direction, supervision and guidance to Clinical Research Coordinators. May serve as a project manager or team lead with supervisory responsibilities. Performs diverse duties requiring analysis, sound judgment and a high level of knowledge of specific protocols. Maintains interdisciplinary relationship with participating physicians and clinical departments. Interacts with study participants diagnosed with various medical conditions and diagnoses.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:
1) Possesses direct knowledge and experience in the implementation of all aspects of clinical trials research complying with Research SOPs, GCP, FDA and OHRP regulations.
2) Functions as a mentor, resource and educator for clinical research coordinators and other colleagues
related to research conducted within the department:
3) Coordinates, implements and conducts assigned research projects with a proven ability to:
4) May help to expand research opportunities by soliciting sponsors and CRO’s for new trials:
5) May assist the program manager or director with research development:
6) Approaches and assists in other research projects as assigned:
7) Accesses, utilizes and adheres to current research SOPs; Identifies problem areas or makes suggestions for
8) Completes and maintains all required trainings:
9) 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. Master’s degree preferred.
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:
CCRP/CCRC Certification, or equivalent certification, preferred
4+ years direct work related experience in a research setting; proven leadership ability and ability to successfully work independently with little to no direction; proven ability to comprehend and apply regulations; supervisory experience a plus; Epic experience a plus.
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
Ability to demonstrate basic knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures with the ability to use them in varied situations; Seeks assistance when confronted with difficult and/or unpredictable situations; Strong verbal and written communication, multi-tasking, attention to detail, organizational and leadership skills; Proven ability to function independently, set priorities, take direction and initiative; Ability to travel nationally to other research sites, attend investigator meetings and educational conferences as required; Ability to communicate clearly and effectively and work collaboratively in small teams; Ability to act as a team leader creating a collaborative and respectful team environment and improving workflows; Ability to provide a high level of customer service to patients, colleagues, professional staff and external contacts to offer ideas, identify issues, obtain information or deliver services; Ability to interact with study participants with various diseases compassionately and respectfully; In the absence of any of these skills, demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet organizational standards.
Day / Per Diem
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.