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 4/11/18

Massachusetts General Hospital #CHC

Clinical Research Coordinator - (3058877)

Division of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery

Boston, MA

 

 

Deadline:  Wednesday, May 2, 2018.  Applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis so you should apply as soon as possible to be considered. 

 

To Apply:  Please submit application at http://www.massgeneral.org/careers/jobsearch.aspx

 

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Please note, the functions below are representative of major duties that are typically associated with these positions. Specific responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs. Similarly, not all duties that have been outlined will be assigned to each position.  

  • Collects & organizes patient data 
  • Maintains records and databases 
  • Uses software programs to generate graphs and reports 
  • Assists with recruiting patients for clinical trials 
  • Obtains patient study data from medical records, physicians, etc. 
  • Conducts library searches
  • Verifies accuracy of study forms 
  • Updates study forms per protocol 
  • Documents patient visits and procedures 
  • Assists with regulatory binders and QA/QC procedures 
  • Assists with interviewing study subjects 
  • Administers and scores questionnaires 
  • Provides basic explanation of study and in some cases obtains informed consent from subjects 
  • Performs study procedures, which may include phlebotomy. 
  • Assists with study regulatory submissions 
  • Writes consent forms 
  • Verifies subject inclusion/exclusion criteria 
  • Performs administrative support duties as required 

A Clinical Research Coordinator II performs the duties of a Clinical Research Coordinator I (above) and may also: 

  • Maintain research data, patient fields, regulatory binders and study databases 
  • Perform data analysis and QA/QC data checks 
  • Organize and interpret data 
  • Develop and implement recruitment strategies 
  • Act as a study resource for patient and family 
  • Monitor and evaluation lab and procedure data 
  • Evaluate study questionnaires 
  • Contribute to protocol recommendations 
  • Assist with preparation of annual review 
  • May assist PI to prepare complete study reports 


 

SKILLS/ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

  • Careful attention to details 
  • Good organizational skills 
  • Ability to follow directions 
  • Good communication skills 
  • Computer literacy 
  • Working knowledge of clinical research protocols 
  • Ability to demonstrate respect and professionalism for subjects’ rights and individual needs 

The Clinical Research Coordinator II should also possess: 

  • Ability to work independently and as a team player 
  • Analytical skills and ability to resolve technical problems 
  • Ability to interpret acceptability of data results 
  • Working knowledge of data management program 

  Qualificaitons:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Class ’18 and ‘17
  • New graduates with some relevant course/project work or those without any prior research experience will be considered for the Clinical Research Coordinator I position outlined above. 
  • Those with a minimum of 1-2 years of directly related work experience will be considered for a Clinical Research Coordinator II position. 

Deadline:  Wednesday, May 2, 2018.  Applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis.

 

To Apply:  Please submit application at http://www.massgeneral.org/careers/jobsearch.aspx
 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY (if applicable): 

  • A Clinical Research Coordinator I does not have any supervisory responsibility. 
  • A Clinical Research Coordinator II may assist with the training and orientation of new staff members.

 EEO Statement 

Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.  

 

Primary Location

MGH Main Campus 

55 Fruit Street 

Boston 02114

 

Full-time, 40 hours

Holy Cross graduate Greg Tsougranis ’16 is vacating this role to pursue medical school

3/19/18

Seeking an experienced, caring Medical Assistant with a passion for Wellness and Preventive Medicine to work full-time at a highly desirable practice: Weston Internal Medicine and Wellness Center.  Responsibilities involve working closely and collaboratively with a well-liked and well-respected Primary Care Physician and Nurse Practitioner in the setting of a growing, cutting-edge practice focused on providing high quality, highly personalized comprehensive patient care with a Holistic focus.  At our practice autonomy is valued, team members are well-respected, and practice culture is positive.  Desired start date April 1.

Working in this role would provide unique and in-depth experience in Medicine and Wellness that would offer benefit for any applicant planning to pursue a career in health care.

 

Please submit resume with cover sheet to nancy.scarpaci@steward.org

 

Weston Internal Medicine and Wellness Center

134 South Avenue, 2nd Floor

Weston MA  02493

janinepardomd.com

 

 

 

1/18/18

 

Newton Wellesley Primary Care, P.C. :

 

Looking for a motivated individual for a unique Medical Scribe opportunity at Newton Wellesley Primary Care, P.C. in Wellesley, MA. Not only can you join our team to help with documentation, but you can also observe direct patient physician encounters and participate in the Medical Home Model. Approximately 1400 hours of direct patient encounters per year. No experience required; current Medical Scribe will provide training. Start in summer 2018 for at least 1 year.

Hours: 30-35 hours. No weekends.

Please send resume to adame@partners.org

 

 

Boston Healthcare for the Homeless:

 

 

HCHP Fellowship Experience


· Since 2006, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program has been welcoming the country’s most promising young
leaders into the BHCHP "family," initially through our participation in AmeriCorps/Community HealthCorps, and now
through our BHCHP Fellowship.


· Fellows serve as full-time health educators, case managers, and care coordinators, assisting patients navigating the
complexities of the health care and social service system; increasing patients’ access to care; and providing translation
services and health education.


· Fellows provide services to patients who may identify as: low income; immigrant; differently abled; transgender; survivors
of domestic violence and/or community violence; single-head of household; and illiterate/limited literacy.


· Fellows’ service helps to reduce the barriers to care by: connecting patients to health benefits programs; providing health
education services; and making referrals for support services.


Benefits & Term of Service


· BHCHP Fellows receive a taxable living stipend of $14,500 for a minimum 1,700-hour term of service, health insurance
coverage, transportation support, and a completion award of $5,775 at the end of the year.


· Fellows also engage bimonthly trainings and workshops on various topics, including food insecurity, chronic disease
management, housing resources, trauma-informed care, and much more.


· Fellows are also offered unique opportunities to shadow health care professionals, and are explore various health-oriented
career paths.


· The 2018-2019 year of service will begin in early September and run through the end of July.


Application Details


· We are seeking applicants who are mature, mission-driven, enthusiastic, and demonstrate strong skills in the following
areas: interpersonal, organizational, time management, writing, attention to detail, ability to learn quickly and work
independently.


· A history of volunteer service and prior health care experience (as a professional, a volunteer/intern, or in coursework), as
well as working with an underserved population are preferred.


· We seek candidates who are multi-lingual (e.g. English & Spanish) and demonstrate successful cultural affirmation in
diverse settings.


· All applicants must be 18 years or older


· Additionally, we are seeking veterans, military family members, and those who have been recently un- or under-employed
to serve with our program. Please note that this program is available to all, without regard to race, color, national origin,
disability, age, sex, political affiliation, gender identity, sexual orientation, or religion. BHCHP is an EEOC employer.



Interested individuals are encouraged to contact the program manager with questions:
Allison Seitz   
Manager of Volunteers & Service Programs
Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Phone: (857) 654-1033 Fax: (857) 654-1095 Email: aseitz@bhchp.org

Website: http://www.bhchp.org

 

 

12/21/2017

Position: Research assistant

Location: Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Start date: ASAP

Salary: 40-45k

Length: 1 year

Duties will include: chart review, a little bit of data entry, and low-level number crunching so comfort with excel is important. Would be helpful if the applicant has interest in how data can be used to improve the quality of care at hospitals

Additional info: this work will be for an annual quality and outcomes book that is published online. The physician managing this project is Dr. Alice Lorch (she is excellent and would give her RA great experience, a great letter of rec, etc.).

 

12/1/2017

Research Opportunities at UMass

1.  Full-Time Research Coordinator:  The psychotic disorders research program:  https://www.ummsjobs.com/job/2428

2.  Volunteer Research opportunites at the psychotic disorders research program and the china mental health program:  email resume to mind@ummassmed.edu

 

 

11/2017

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse 
Research Assistant 
New York, NY

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse offers internship opportunities to students interested in public policy, law, medicine, public health, social work, and the social sciences who would like to learn more about research and public policy in the area of risky substance use and addiction.

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse is a national nonprofit research and policy organization focused on improving the understanding, prevention and treatment of substance use and addiction. Founded in 1992 by former U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, Joseph A. Califano, Jr, our interdisciplinary experts collaborate with others to promote effective policies and practices. We conduct and synthesize research, inform and guide the public, evaluate and improve healthcare, and analyze and recommend policies on substance use and addiction.

We are seeking a student to assist in the activities of the organization. Activities may include the collection of new data; the review, analysis and documentation of existing literature on substance use and addiction; the drafting of tools and guides to improve policy and practice; the drafting of policy reports and other print- and web-based informational products; and collaborative activities designed to improve the prevention, early intervention and treatment of risky substance use addiction.

This position offers a student the opportunity to learn research skills from an experienced professional staff; to learn about the enormous public health and medical problem of substance use and addiction; and to gain an understanding of both health care practice and the national, state and local policy making process through the lens of addiction policy.

Scope of Responsibilities: The student will be responsible for assisting the project research staff with tasks that may include:
• Conducting literature reviews by researching, reading, summarizing and synthesizing relevant literature;
• Participating in designing surveys and interpreting the data;
• Assisting in designing and developing products tailored to parents, youth, educators, health care providers, policymakers or the general public; and
• Assisting in other project-related tasks as needed.

Qualifications: Class of 2019. 
The candidate should have strong research and analytical capabilities, organizational skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, excellent writing and communication skills, and an interest in substance use and addiction.

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and a resume through https://holycross-csm.symplicity.com/students/

Address your cover letter to:

Ms. Susan Brown
Vice President and Director of Finance and Administration and Secretary-Treasurer
The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse 
633 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10017

 

Prior Interns:
Rebecca Stanton '18, Nina Robertson ’17, Haley Allcroft '16; Victoria Fritz '15; Elizabeth Toby '14; Evan Morgan '13; Daniel Buckley '12; Christine McCue '11; Kristyn Reith '10; Chelsea Hinchey '09; Melissa Rubes '08; Emily Toto '07' Elisabeth Henry '06; Beth Provencher '05; Christopher Edmonds '04; Lauren Evangelista '03; Marie Golden '02


The student who secures this 10 week, full time internship will receive a $4000-$6000 stipend. Any junior may apply.

For more information please visit: http://www.centeronaddiction.org/

This is a #CHC Joseph A. Califano, Jr ’52

 

11/27/17

Opportunity for a senior or recent Holy Cross graduate who is planning to apply to medical or allied health school to work in an ambulatory surgical center( www.ecliny.com). The position offers the chance to  gain clinical experience assisting in endoscopic procedures with the possibility of participating in clinical research. 

 

Please send resume to : Robert Klein, MD ‘73, rklein@ecliny.com.

11/27/17

Volunteer Research Opportunities at the Psychotic Disorders Research Program and the China Mental Health Program

The UMass Psychotic Disorders Clinical and Research Program and the China Mental Health Program are looking for highly motivated students and trainees at all levels who are interested in gaining experience in our cutting edge clinical research, community outreach and global initiatives in patients with schizophrenia. The goal of our research studies is to develop innovative intervention strategies combining pharmacological and psychosocial approaches to treat schizophrenia symptoms, medical co-morbidity and substance use, and ultimately to improve the quality of life in this challenging patient population. There are many opportunities for students to volunteer and learn at these two programs over the summer or on a part-time basis throughout the year. Visit our website to learn more about the programs: http://www.umassmed.edu/psychiatry/psychotic-disorders-research-program/

http://www.umassmed.edu/psychiatry/globalinitiatives/chinamentalhealthprogram/welcome/

Eligibility:

  • Highly disciplined, motivated students or trainees at all levels.
  • Students interested to pursue health related careers preferred.

Commitment: We expect a one-year ongoing commitment of a minimum 5hrs/week. Individuals available during the summer for longer hours’ commitment are encouraged to apply.

For more information, please email Dr. Radhika Natarajan at: MIND@umassmed.edu or Radhika.Natarajan@umassmed.edu

 

 

11/2017

Massachusetts General Hospital #CHC

Vascular Surgery Division at MGH

Boston, MA


Vascular surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital has a long tradition of excellence in the treatment of vascular diseases. We specialize in:
· Clinical Care
· Innovative Methods of Evaluation & Treatment
· Education & Training in Vascular Surgery
· Clinical & Basic Research
The specialty of Vascular Surgery has rapidly evolved over the past decade to include an ever increasing percentage of interventions for vascular disease performed by minimally invasive or endovascular surgical methods.

The Internship
The summer internship in the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery will provide practical exposure to vascular and endovascular surgery and participation in research. The students will be exposed to surgery under the supervision of Dr. Mark Conrad, Director of Clinical Research, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. An important part of the experience is to become involved in research to the point of having their name on a published paper, potentially as the first author.

Previous Interns: 
Gina Cach ’17; Joshua Long ’17; Kara Kennedy ’17; Charles Schufreider ’17; Anna Gubala '16; Lindsey Crowley '16; Michael Koulopoulos '16; Greg Tsougranis '16; Thuy Uong '15 ; John Milner '15; Alex Yeo '15 Andrew Mullin '15; Nick Cormier '15; Stephanie Carvalho '14; Patricia Giglio '14; Ryan O'Keefe '14; Michael Michalczyk '13; Rita Malley '13; Arissa Opalacz '13; Michelle Foley '12; Andrew Cox '12; Rio Nomoto '12; Emily Atkinson '11; Peter Laub '11; Jordan Trubiano '11; Sarah Meng '11; Ronald Paranal '10; Julie Guest '09; Brian Hendrickson '09; Anne Schufreider '09

Dates & Duration: 10 weeks 
Stipend:  $4000


Qualifications: Class of 2019 and 2020. 
Some prior laboratory experience would be helpful as well as a demonstrated interest in medicine. GPA above a 3.4 is preferred. Student applications will be pre-screened by Pam Ahearn in the Center for Career Development. 


To apply: Submit a resume, cover letter and unofficial copy of your transcript via Crusader Connections at www.holycross-csm.symplicity.com/students/

Please address your cover letter to:
Ms. Lauren Sterling
Administrative Manager
Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
15 Parkman Street WAC 440
Boston, MA 02114


Deadline: Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST.

Interviews will take place at MGH in February.  You MUST be able to interview in person to be considered for this role. No virtual/Skype/phone interviews will be conducted.


For more information please visit http://www.massgeneral.org/vascularsurgery/.

#CHC This position was posted by a friend of the college as part of the CrusadersHiringCrusaders challenge.

 

To apply please submit a cover letter, resume and unofficial transcript via Crusader Connections.

 

 

 

10/24/17

 

Spring 2018 Dept. of Emergency Medicine Research Assistant Program

(EMRAP) Volunteer Opportunity

Research Topics:
· Patient reported outcomes
· Behavioral health screening
· Suicide prevention
· Substance Use Disorders
· Infectious Disease

Job Description:
· Learn research methodology, design, and implementation
· Assist with data collection, entry, and management for research studies
· Interact with patients and healthcare personnel in the Emergency Room
· Opportunities for extended experiences
· Work as a Volunteer Research Assistant

Minimum Qualifications:
· Must be in your Junior or Senior year with a minimum 3.00 GPA
· Must commit at least 5 hours per week for the duration of the term
· Must have excellent organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills
· Must have reliable transportation

Application requirements:

Resume; cover letter; unofficial transcript; two letters of recommendation

Email to:

Stephen Higgins, Dept. of Emergency Medicine
Stephen.higgins@umassmed.edu
Any questions call Steve at: 508-421- 1443