The purpose of the Study Coordinator position is to coordinate studies of those with type 1 diabetes to identify and validate factors which have protected some individuals from complications related to diabetes: the 50-Year Medalist Study. This individual will, on a daily basis, be involved in recruiting patients, conducting study visits, as well as processing specimens and entering data. Additionally, they will communicate with participants in regards to issues related to the study.
Aids in the creation and implementation of recruitment strategies and coordinating all aspects of active studies in the Medalist Program.Identify eligible participants
Inform patients of research and eligibility
Recruiting and scheduling study participants
Assess inclusion/exclusion criteria
Assists with collecting, completing and maintaining study data collection forms and source documents.Administer questionnaires
Maintain research patient records and regulatory binders
Prepare weekly recruitment reports
Performs routine laboratory and clinical procedures (including measuring blood pressure, height and weight, administering cognitive function tests).Process and store biological specimens
Maintain organization of biological specimens
Tracks and ships biological samples for assays.
Carries 24-hour on-call pager for half of each month for post-mortem organ donation study
Assists in making amendments to protocols and submit proper documentation to IRB
Ordering supplies needed for study visits
Assists in planning events (such as Medalist gatherings and meetings, etc.).
Performs other duties as needed.
0-3 years of relevant experience, preferably in clinical research, undergraduate experience in scientific research and/or data management also preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent interpersonal/human relations skills
Highly organized and efficient
Attentiveness to detail
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to operate personal computer and various software packages (Microsoft Office)
Joslin is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans. Joslin values diversity and inclusion, and we encourage diversity applicants.
Joslin Diabetes Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and it is the policy of Joslin to prohibit discrimination of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to employees, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, marital/parental status, disability status, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.