Boston Children's Hospital's Pulmonary Research group serves as the Study Management Core Center for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's Success with Therapies Research Consortium (STRC). The STRC is a multi-center effort of academic research institutions that facilitates the clinical study of interventions to improve day-to-day adherence and cystic fibrosis (CF) disease self-management to optimize health outcomes and quality of life. STRC investigators have diverse backgrounds in medicine, psychology, clinical research, and health economics and they represent adult and pediatric CF programs throughout the United States. The STRC conducts behavioral studies to identify new tools and practices to help care teams partner with people with CF to more effectively manage their disease. Our STRC group is currently recruiting an energetic, organized Clinical Research Specialist III.
This Clinical Research Specialist III will be responsible for:
Building and manages research project plans for multi-center studies.
Driving and manages day to day project tasks, and specific deliverables.
Ensuring project is on track to meet deadlines and within scope.
Elevating any concerns regarding scope, timelines, or deliverables to project leadership.
Demonstrating ability to influence, manage, and drive teams/individuals/project towards success.
Demonstrating understanding of quality improvement and can manage components of it with guidance.
May provide day to day management of external customers, vendors and/or internal support departments that are contributing to the project.
May provide day to day guidance to Clinical Research Specialists and Research Assistants.
To qualify, you must have:
The knowledge of theories, principles and concepts typically acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree in health science, public health, epidemiology or a closely related field; course work in biostatistics or computerized analytic methods plus 7 years of relevant work experience or a Masters degree with 3 years of experience in a public health, community health or clinical research setting is required.
Strong verbal and written communications skills. Ability to communicate sensitive information with a variety of stakeholders in a tactful manner.
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously while being able to prioritize, work autonomously, establish timelines and meet deadlines.
Exhibits high level of organization, time management skills and management of numerous details for multiple projects.
Advanced problem-solving skills, ability to think quickly and implement plans/structure for accomplishing work.
Ability to learn, navigate and update information management systems.
Works well in team environment and is able to generate solutions to issues as they arise.
Highly flexible and adjustable.
Experience with multi-center studies.
2-4 years' experience working in project management related to clinical research, academic research, or similar environment required.
Proficiency with office systems, computers, project management software and MS Office Suite: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
A solid understanding of clinical research methodology, IRB and regulations as well as GCP is required.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.