Research Coordinator (Part Time)(16 hrs)

Boston Medical Center (BMC) - Boston, MA (30+ days ago)4.0


The Research Assistant will perform research activities using approved techniques. Conducts patient recruitment, administers questionnaires, abstracts medical records, maintains patient databases, performs administrative tasks, assists in grant preparation, performs literature searches and participates with the research team in preparation of data and other reports. May also assist the principal investigator with interpreting experimental results, and in preparing and writing manuscripts.

Job summary:
The Research Assistant will perform research activities using approved techniques. Conducts patient recruitment, administers questionnaires, abstracts medical records, maintains patient databases, performs administrative tasks, assists in grant preparation, performs literature searches and participates with the research team in preparation of data and other reports. May also assist the principal investigator with translation to Spanish or Haitian Creole, interpreting experimental results, and in preparing and writing manuscripts.

Requirements:
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required.
Prefer experience in clinical research, public health experience or working with children and families.
Previous experience with recruiting subjects, with an understanding of the ethical and technical conduct of research preferred
Excellent English communication skills (oral and written).
Bilingual candidate preferred, not required, fluent in spoken and written English, Spanish, and/or Haitian Creole.
Cultural sensitivity and comfort with a wide range of social, racial and ethnic populations.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (i.e. MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook) and web browsers. Experience with statistical software a plus.
Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality of all personal/health sensitive information.