Clinical Research Coordinator
Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)

Boston, Massachusetts

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Under supervision of the Physician-researcher, the Clinical Research Coordinator I will perform self-directed work to support clinical research projects and will include recruit and retain study subjects and process data generated. This position will require tasks be performed in a range of hospital settings to include Pathology, Surgery, Endocrine and Oncology.


  • Determine eligible patients and verify eligibility requirements.
  • Obtain informed consent prior to study entry.
  • Complete study orders and other patient forms
  • Conduct study protocols on participants
    • Process blood and tissue samples
    • Ship blood samples to central or outside labs
  • Capture patients at follow up appointments and coordinate additional blood samples
  • Data entry
  • Perform quality control checks on data
  • Maintain research files
    • Maintain enrollment logs, track pathology specimens as they move through various stages of analysis, monitor participating physicians schedules for pre-op, surgery and post-op appointments of eligible patients
  • Assist in data analysis and graphing
  • Assists with all IRB related protocol changes and continuing reviews
  • Participate in conference calls and other meetings
  • Lab work: perform phenol-chloroform extraction of DNA and immune single cell isolation from peripheral blood samples and process and store tissue specimens.
  • Administrative skills to collect, record, track and report patient and study information
  • Lab skills and the ability to process blood and perform basic DNA extraction on samples would be helpful, though not required
  • Must have careful attention to details and perform accurate data entry
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Must be able to work with and maintain confidential information
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, organization and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently in a detail-oriented manner and solve problems with limited direct supervision.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Knowledge of clinical research protocols and familiarity with the consenting process for health research studies strongly preferred.
  • Experience drafting and/or revising Institutional Review Board (IRB) research protocols preferred, but not required.

  • BA or BS required in scientific or related field of study.
  • No experience required, but preference given to those with relevant course/project work.
  • 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.

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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.

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