Posted in Other 25 days ago.
The Division of General Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) seeks an organized, detail-oriented, conscientious candidate interested in research focusing on the health of vulnerable and underserved populations. The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) will be involved in a clinical trial examining the effect of a patient navigation intervention on lung cancer screening completion among patients at Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program. In this multifaceted role, the CRC will work directly with research participants who have been assigned to the patient navigation treatment arm of the study according to a standardized intervention protocol. The CRC will also be asked to assist with various administrative, logistical, and research-oriented aspects of the study, and will be cross-trained to perform duties on other research projects and studies when needed. The CRC will work under the direction of the Principal Investigator (PI), Dr. Travis Baggett, with additional supervision by the team's Clinical Research Program/Project Manager. MGH is an equal opportunity employer, and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The PI is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment.
The responsibilities of the CRC may include but are not limited to the following activities:
Applicants must possess superior interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to interact professionally with vulnerable research participants in addition to clinical and research office staff. Applicants must also possess excellent organizational, administrative, and time management skills, in addition to the ability to problem-solve and improvise when needed. This position involves a 1-year commitment.
Additional skills, abilities, and competencies include:
A Bachelor's degree is required. Prior coursework in health-related topics is preferred but not required.
Previous experience working with vulnerable populations is preferred but not required.
The CRC will be provided with a workspace and a standard Partners computer in an office setting. Remote work arrangements for selected job tasks may be permitted at the discretion of the PI based on the status of the COVID-19 pandemic. The position will require frequent travel to and from Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program (BHCHP), as well as between various BHCHP clinical settings.
Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications fromprotected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.