Research Assistant II (Lorch Lab) at Mass. Eye and Ear (MEE) in Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in Other 3 days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:


Massachusetts Eye and Ear is an international center for treatment and home to the world's largest vision and hearing research centers. Mass. Eye and Ear is a member of Mass General Brigham and a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School.

Mass. Eye and Ear clinicians are driven by a mission to find cures for blindness, deafness and diseases of the head and neck. Internationally acclaimed since its founding in 1824, Mass. Eye and Ear employs full-time, board-certified physicians who offer high quality and affordable specialty care that ranges from the routine to the very complex. Learn more about our Mission, Vision and Values and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion on our site.

Providing a safe environment for everyone is the core tenet of our Safe Care Commitment. Across Mass General Brigham, employees are doing their part to ensure that the hospitals, clinics, practices and office spaces across our system are safe and ready.

Mass. Eye and Ear physicians are located at our main campus in Boston, and at our suburban locations in the greater Boston and Providence areas, across 21 locations.


With minimal supervision coordinates data acquisition, analysis and presentation for the Quality Service of the Department of Ophthalmology.



Contributes intellectually to the development and evolution of the annual clinical Outcomes book, including brainstorming, pilot testing and research of ideas and methodology

Works with IT, billing and other departments as necessary to acquire data for the annual Outcomes book on an agreed upon timeline

Performs data analysis and institutes presentation design for the Outcomes book

Assists with editing and proofreading of Outcomes book for publication

In his/her absence, represents the Chief Quality Officer at meetings and presentations


Assists the Chief Quality Officer and other members of the quality team with any necessary reporting needs and quality initiatives, primarily involving data acquisition and analysis.


Contributes intellectually to design, implementation and monitoring of quality improvement initiatives in the hospital with cooperation of the Chief Quality Officer and quality team.

Helps to maintain IRB approved projects in this area.

Works on academic papers in the area of quality and outcomes, with opportunities for authorship


Maintains strict confidentiality regarding patient and departmental matters

Provides general administrative support as needed

* BS or equivalent required.

* Typing, medical terminology preferred.

* Good communication skills and attention to detail necessary.

Massachusetts Eye and Ear is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment or discrimination. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, age, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, sex, pregnancy or conditions related to pregnancy, national origin/ancestry, citizenship, disability, military status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, training, and career development programs.