Clinical Research Specialist - Ophthalmology - Per Diem

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Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 173179-1A
Date Posted: Feb 9, 2022
Category: Clinical Professional

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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

Position Summary:  

The Clinical Research Specialist will be responsible for coordinating research studies for the Program for Medical Practices Research (PMPR), under the supervision of the Medical Director.  Research will include retrospective evaluations of drug utilization and clinical practice in the hospital, as well as improvement projects in the general area of antibiotic use and infectious disease.  The focus of PMPR studies will expand to include ambulatory patients and clinical practice in areas unrelated to infectious disease.

The Clinical Research Specialist will assist with study design, data collection, statistical analysis, and writing.  His or her role will grow to become an interdepartmental liaison, evaluating, coordinating, and facilitating diverse clinical research projects conducted by other Clinic staff.  This individual will function both as a resource person and educator.

Minimum Qualifications: 

Education and Training:  Masters Degree in Science, Public Health, or Biostatistics desirable, or college with significant research experience.

Licensure, Certification, Registration:  None required.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Strong orginizational and communication skill, ability to function independtly and to devise creative ways of obtaining information, knowledge of medical terminology and medical practice, ability to interact with professional personnel at all levels, knowledge of computer databases and knowledge of computer word processing systems and statistics programs (SPSS, BMDP, or SAS desirable).  In the absence of any of these skills, demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet organizational standards.

Experience:     Two to five years experience in clinical research and/or clinical care desirable.



About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.