Clinical Research Coordinator - The Child Cognitive Behavioral Program

Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH) - Boston, MA4.3

Full-timeEstimated: $41,000 - $57,000 a year

The Child Cognitive Behavioral Program at MGH is seeking a research assistant to work on a pilot project testing whether we can feasibly and effectively screen and intervene with 2-year-olds at risk for anxiety disorders.

Tasks include recruiting subjects, screening participants by telephone, coordinating patient appointments, assisting with assessments, and collecting, scoring, entering and managing questionnaire data.

Requirements include a bachelor’s degree in psychology or a related field (by summer, 2019), undergraduate research experience, good attention to detail, strong interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with a team. Experience with young children is preferred.

The Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and under-represented minorities.

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


Bachelor’s degree in psychology or a related field 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

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.


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: MA-Boston-15 Parkman - MGH
Work Locations: 15 Parkman - MGH 15 Parkman Avenue Boston 02114
Job: Clinical
Organization: Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)
Schedule: Full-time
Standard Hours: 40
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Recruiting Department: MGH Psychiatry
Job Posting: Mar 12, 2019