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February, 2019

UMass Medical Center, Worcester MA

1-2 year paid full time Research Assistant

The Orthopaedic Trauma Team at the UMass Medical Center in Worcester is looking for a full time research assistant starting this summer in a one or two year paid position . This will be a clinical research position with direct patient contact, with responsibilities involving clinical study development, data acquisition, and analysis. We also have projects involving healthcare policy / economics as well as biomechanics.

 

This would potentially be a good fit for students considering taking time off after college before applying to medical school to get experience with direct patient contact, clinical research, and biostatistics and epidemiology exposure, with the aim of improving the competitiveness of their medical school application. They will get extensive direct mentorship from the orthopaedic trauma team and will have the opportunity to shadow in multiple clinical environments (outpatient clinic, inpatient trauma service, and operating room) if desired. An extensive background in medicine or research is not necessary – the most important skills we’re looking for are independence, initiative, reliability, and interest in solving open-ended problems.

 

Interested candidates can should send a CV and a brief cover letter to: eric.swart@umassmemorial.org.

 

February, 2019

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Clinical Research Coordinator

 

MGH has an opening for a clinical research coordinator they would like to fill right away. Previous HC alums have been very impressive in this job and they reached out to me to try to recruit another Holy Cross student.

The job posting may be found at the following website https://www.massgeneral.org/careers/jobsearch.aspx  and the posting number is 3085685.

 

 

 

February, 2019

Massachusetts General Hospital – Center for Women’s Mental Health

Clinical Research Coordinator Position Announcement

 

Program Description:

The Center for Women’s Mental Health is a clinical and research program within the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital. Our Program is dedicated to the evaluation and treatment of psychiatric disorders associated with female reproductive function. The Center provides a range of clinical services to women which include: consultation regarding the use of psychiatric medications during pregnancy; treatment for postpartum mood and anxiety disorders; treatment for premenstrual syndrome; and treatment of menopause related mood and anxiety symptoms, sleep disorders, and hot flashes. The goal of our research division is to examine a wide range of questions which affect the lives of women with psychiatric conditions. Our research projects mirror the span of our center’s clinical expertise. For more information about the clinical and research program, please visit our website: www.womensmentalhealth.org.

 

Responsibilities:

The research coordinators in our Program are each assigned 1-2 active research projects and are responsible for the implementation of those projects under the guidance of the principal investigator(s) and the supervision of the senior research coordinator.

 

The research coordinators are primarily responsible for the following research activities:

·         Conducting research visits with study patients and study clinicians

·         Managing the recruitment, screening and enrollment of research patients

·         Administering psychiatric assessments

·         Phlebotomy and specimen preparation (a phlebotomy course is offered at MGH)

·         Data collection and entry, and database management

·         Preparation and submission of research protocols to the IRB

·         Ensuring compliance with the Partners IRB and other federal and institutional guidelines

·         Periodic special projects, such as a grant submission or a journal article submission

 

Work Environment:

Currently, our group is made up of four research coordinators, a senior research coordinator, a program assistant, a biostatistician, and eight psychiatrists, two of whom are principal investigators, including the Director. The research coordinators work closely with the study principal investigators and meet twice weekly as a group to review study progress. The group meets once a week for two hours to review clinical cases and ongoing research progress. This is a full-time hourly position with a 9:00-5:30 workday and a ½ hour unpaid lunch. Our Program is located in the Simches Research Building in a combined administrative and clinical space and all work is conducted on-site.

 

Qualifications:

We are looking for candidates who possess at least a bachelor’s degree. At least one year of research experience, paid or un-paid, is preferred but not required. Please include your undergraduate GPA in your application materials. The salary for this full-time position will start at $31,200 per year, and benefits are available. Candidates who can start as soon as possible are preferred. A two year commitment is strongly preferred.

 

Skills:

·         Critical thinking skills and ability to independently resolve problems

·         Careful attention to details

·         Time management and ability to prioritize

·         Written and verbal communication skills

·         Microsoft Office and general computer literacy

·         Data management and analysis knowledge is advantageous though not required

 

Interested applicants may send cover letters and resumes to Lizzie Callaway via email to ecallaway@partners.org or via USPS to 185 Cambridge Street, Floor 2, Boston, MA 02114

 

1/28/19

Volunteer Opportunity

UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center

Where: Pediatric Emergency Department Waiting Room

When: Available 7 days/week 1-10pm

Qualifications: Mature; able to function autonomously, Genuine interest in working with children and families, Able to interact with children of all ages, Not a current patient at UMass

ED volunteers are responsible for providing appropriate activities and social support to pediatric patients and their families.

*Please note this is not a shadowing opportunity

If interested in applying for a spot send the following to kayla.daudelin@umassmemorial.org

  • Preferred days/times
  • Previous experience with children
  • Motivation for wanting to volunteer

1/22/19

The MGH Breast Oncology Team is currently hiring for their dual Clinical Research Coordinator/Associate role. The position provides candidates the opportunity to work at the Gillette Center for Breast Cancer Research for two years, gaining valuable patient care and research experience before applying to medical, nursing or physician assistant schools. A two-year commitment is required. 

Please contact Shealagh Clark ’17 (slclar17@g.holycross.edu) for further details.

 

1/16/19

Clinical Reasearch Position

The Center for Rare Neurological Diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital seeks an exceptional candidate for a clinical research coordinator position to implement and coordinate a variety of human research studies, ranging from natural history studies to translational/interventional trials. We focus in particular on single gene disorders where a single gene defect is sufficient to cause disability and suffering. The Center for Rare Neurological Diseases seeks to implement strategies, create partnerships that advance treatments for rare diseases and thereby serve the many unmet needs in the community. The clinical research coordinator will receive training and support from current study staff, as well as guidance and supervision of the Principal Investigator, Florian Eichler, MD. We seek an enthusiastic candidate who is eager to work collaboratively with other study staff, physician mentors, industry partners, nonprofit advocacy groups, and especially our patients with rare diseases. The position offers significant learning opportunities in a hospital setting, the chance to work directly with research subjects during study visits, and exposure to the implementation of a research protocol from start to finish. Our research coordinators are involved in every step of this process, from initial study design to coordination of study visits, data collection, correspondence with the IRB and study sponsors, and eventually data analysis. The ideal candidate is eager to learn, detail-oriented, passionate, and a great team player.

 

Contact Camille Corre (ccorre@mgh.harvard.edu) with questions or to express interest. This is an ideal position for pre-med students graduating in spring 2019 who are interested in a 2-year clinical gap year experience. Full job posting available at https://www.massgeneral.org/careers/jobsearch.aspx (job code 3081831). Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

 

 

10/16/18

 

This is an excellent opportunity to work directly with patients.  An alumnae is currently working in this office.

 

Dr. Edalji & Dr. Komer's Office

Phone: 617-739-6300

Fax: 617-734-8484

1180 Beacon St., Brookline, MA 02446

Full-Time Medical Associate (Assistant) Position Opening

 

Our internal medicine practice is looking for a mature and passionate individual to hire full-time as a medical associate. As a medical associate at our practice, you will be responsible for both clerical duties and hands-on patient care.

 

Clerical duties include, but are not limited to: scheduling appointments, answering the phones, checking patients in and out, sending prescriptions, communicating with other medical providers and insurance companies, and restocking supplies.

 

Patient care duties include, but are not limited to: taking vitals, phlebotomy, administering vaccinations, EKGs, PFTs, eye exams, and preparing urine and blood laboratory samples.

 

Because new employees are fully trained at our practice, prior experience in healthcare is strongly encouraged, but not required. Ideally, we are looking for an individual who is able to start full-time at or around January of 2019. Before beginning full-time, we strongly encourage flexible part-time hours in order for our office to provide the necessary on-site training. 

 

This job is a great experience for preparing you for PA/NP/Med school. If you are interested in applying, please provide our practice with the following: a resume, cover letter, transcript, and a list of three professional references.