Joslin Diabetes Center is seeking a highly motivated Study Coordinator with a health background and strong research skills to join its team to contribute to the strategic development and implementation of the program's research activities.
The program's research focus aims to evaluate the association between COVID‐19 infection/vaccination status and diabetes control (and complications).
This role will assist with recruitment of study participants, obtain informed consent, and report of study participants' progress to PI. The coordinator will also assist with data collection in the form of questionnaires. Working closely with the study PI and research team, the coordinator will support manuscripts development and ensure that projects enrollment goals are met, participants' goals are on target and that high-quality data are collected. The Research Coordinator will also help keep regulatory information up to date for the Joslin Internal Review Board (IRB) and the Committee on Human Studies (CHS).
This position is expected to be approximately 9-12 months in duration. Extension of role past 9-12 months is still being determined.
Aids in the creation and implementation of recruitment strategies and coordinating all aspects of current study.Identify eligible participants
Inform patients of research and eligibility
Recruiting and scheduling study participants
Assess inclusion/exclusion criteria
Participate in meetings with clinical research team to discuss study recruitment progress and all aspects of current study.
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
Assist in medical record query from Joslin electronic medical record, followed by data organization and preparation for analysis
Assists in making amendments to protocols and submit proper documentation to IRB
Ordering supplies needed for study visits
Assist with the preparation of oral presentations and written research reports
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree with a major in the behavioral/social or biological science or related science
0-3 years of relevant experience, preferably in clinical research, undergraduate experience in scientific research and/or data management also preferred
Skilled user of Microsoft Office Suite
After training, ability to navigate Joslin's electronic medical record (EMR) and RedCap
Ability to follow general instructions and procedures, as provided.
Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills (communicate clearly and effectively via verbal and written instruction).
Meticulous attention to detail
Professional and warm in demeanor, especially when relating to study participants and their families
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to prioritize responsibilities - through completion.
Ability to work independently and with others in the team - to interact respectfully with other employees, professional staff and/or external contacts.
Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving abilities
Ability to learn sophisticated concepts and detailed protocols quickly
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.