Boston, Massachusetts

Job Posting Description

At Boston Children’s Hospital, the quality of our care – and our inclusive hospital working environment – lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we’re committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.

The CRAII will assist with various projects in both research and quality improvement, with a focus on public health and population management in Primary Care. Examples of some responsibilities are making outreach calls to keep patients up to date with preventive care and vaccines, management and analysis of data related to quality improvement initiatives, recruitment of eligible patients for research studies, and development and administration of study/project tools. The CRAII will be involved in multiple projects at a time in varying capacity and will have some exposure to the broader scope of primary care including well child/preventive care, urgent care, behavioral and mental health integration, and specialty clinics such as concussion, eczema, and asthma.

This Clinical Research Assistant II will be responsible for: 
  • Under general supervision coordinates activities of daily operations of clinical research studies.  Responsible for the screening, consenting, recruitment, and selection of patients for studies. Prepares IRB and/or CCI documentation and submissions in conjunction with the Principal Investigator and/or other members of the research team.  Conducts data collection activities and prepares analytical reports regarding results of studies.  Assists in writing articles and summary papers for various publications.
  • Data collection, patient recruitment, clinical research project involvement and quality improvement initiative support.
  • Working closely with various researchers and other practice staff with all aspects of study design and implementation, including managing excel spreadsheets to collect and track data, recruiting patients and families to take part in research studies or clinic quality improvement initiatives, making outreach calls, and performing basic data analysis.

To qualify, you must have:
  • The knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree, and a minimum of one year of relevant work experience
  • This individual must be able to work independently, and have strong writing, analysis and organizational skills. 
  • The 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.
  • Interest in further study in public health or medicine encouraged to apply. 
  • 2 year commitment preferred.
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 benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and week-end 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).

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.

Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Children's Hospital is a 404-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Boston Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age. (Our services can begin interventions at 15 weeks gestation and in some situations we also treat adults.)

We have approximately 25,000 inpatient admissions each year and our 200+ specialized clinical programs schedule 557,000 visits annually. Last year, the hospital performed more than 26,500 surgical procedures and 214,000 radiological examinations.

Our team of physicians and nurses has been recognized by a number of independent organizations for overall excellence, and we're proud to share some notable examples with you here.

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