At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Anesthesia Research Department and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
The Center for Pain and the Brain (PAIN Research Group) is looking for a motivated research assistant to join our multidisciplinary team comprised of leading pediatric neurologists, physician-scientists, psychologists, and researchers.
This research assistant will be assigned to our Post Traumatic Headache Study.
This Clinical Research Assistant I will be responsible for:
Consenting and recruiting participants and written communications with participants/families. Providing detailed background information regarding the study to families, communicating all policies and procedures, and responding to inquiries.
Serving as liaison to the families/participants in the research studies and acting as a resource. Troubleshooting resolution of any issues or concerns that may arise throughout the study.
Executing study protocols.
Data management (creating data bases, data entry, verification, analysis, graphing).
Coordinating and preparing the necessary documentation for IRB with the Site PI of the study.
Creating and preparing data collection statistical reports and analytical summaries for distribution to study research team for review and analysis. May contribute to literature searches and assistance with preparation of grant materials and writing of articles and summary papers of studies for submission to journals.
Coordinating activities between the hospital, collaborating sites, and research laboratories to ensure correct participant tracking, data management, and testing/processing and sending out instructions specific to the study.
Monitoring and reviewing data collection and data entry and informed consent procedures, ensuring consistency of application for each study.
Participating in regular meetings.
To qualify, you must have:
Bachelor's degree in an appropriately related discipline preferably in a Life, Health or Social Sciences field
Analytical skills to gather and interpret data in which the information or problems are moderately complex to complex
Well-developed communication skills in order to provide critical information to patients, effectively deal with conflicting views or issues and the ability to mediate fair solutions. Work also requires advanced writing skills
Highly organized skills, energetic and motivated and be able to work independently as well as in a team.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
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.
Internal Number: 2832295
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.