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The Research Assistant will be involved in multiple projects within the Pancreatic Disorders Program and responsible for:
Serving as the BCH site coordinator for an international multicenter consortium for pediatric pancreatitis (INSPPIRE)
Recruiting, consenting and enrolling study participants in inpatient and outpatient clinical settings
Collecting, processing and managing biological specimens
Completing data entry for active studies
Assisting with the analysis of clinical metadate compiled through various databases
Coordinating additional various clinical and translational research studies, including current and new quality improvement initiatives, and endoscopic studies within our procedure unit
Working closely with physicians, nurses and members of the pancreas care team to help with the successful operation of our multidisciplinary clinical program
Opportunities to assist with other projects in the division. This is a great opportunity to gain clinical research experience as a member of a dynamic clinical and research team
To qualify you must have:
Bachelor's degree in a scientific or heath related field with 0-2 years of clinical and/or lab experience and be willing to make at least a 2-year commitment
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications (Excel, Word, Powerpoint etc)
A general interest in gastrointestinal health care
The candidate should be organized and detail-oriented, have strong written and verbal communication skills and be comfortable interacting with patients and families in order to explain the research protocol, to obtain informed consent, to obtain accurate information from them, and to provide them with accurate information in return
Proficiency in statistical software and database management (SPSS, R, REDCAP) is ideal
The ability to take initiative, working independently as well as in a team-based setting as well as an ability to handle demanding and competing priorities in a fast paced, exciting and rewarding setting
We are looking for a talented and motivated research study assistant to join Dr. Amit Grover in the Pancreatic Disorders Program at Boston Children's Hospital. You will be working within a team of clinical coordinators, physicians, nurses, administrative staff in a collaborative, pre-professional environment and will be involved in an exciting area of research that is focused on better understanding the causes, natural history, management and outcomes pediatric pancreatic disorders. To advance our understanding of this complex set of diseases, we leverage expertise in gastroenterology, genomics/bioinformatics and translational medicine. We are looking for a person who is motivated, eager to learn and will work well in a quickly adaptive environment.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
BCH offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, 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
BCH 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: 3114324
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