Clinical Research Assistant at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Boston, MA)

Dr. Nadine Tung is a breast medical oncologist who specializes in both breast cancer treatment and cancer genetics at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA. She is currently looking for a research assistant to manage her clinical studies focused on understanding hereditary breast cancer. This is a full-time, paid position with a required 2 year commitment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assess patients' eligibility for protocols. Recruit and enroll patients to clinical trials.
  • Discuss informed consent with patients.
  • Obtain blood and tissue samples for banking protocols.
  • Monitor strict adherence to protocols.
  • Abstract clinical data from medical records and complete case report forms.
  • Manage patient data in a computerized database. Monitor quality and timelines of data submissions.
  • Oversee the organization, storage, and inventory of tissue specimens required per protocols. Transport bloods and tumor specimens as needed.
  • Manage regulatory forms for studies and correspondence with IRB.
  • Represent the research program at departmental meetings.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (current seniors scheduled to graduate May, 2022 may apply).
  • 0-3 years related work experience.
  • 2 year commitment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required for interaction with patients, nurses, physicians, and sponsoring organization representative involved with various protocols.
  • Excellent written skills to interact with patients, physicians, nurses and science investigators.
  • Working knowledge of computerized data (word processing, spreadsheets, and database).
  • Experience with computer systems, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or Access.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology (preferred but not required).

Job Start Date:

  • Able to hire immediately. Candidate must be available no later than end of May, 2022.

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