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Clinical Research Coordinator - Bipolar Program
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Job Description



Please note, the functions below are representative of major duties that are typically associated with these positions. Specific responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs. Similarly, not all duties that have been outlined will be assigned to each position.

* Collects & organizes patient data
* Maintains records and databases
* Uses software programs to generate graphs and reports
* Assists with recruiting patients for clinical trials
* Obtains patient study data from medical records, physicians, etc.
* Conducts library searches
* Verifies accuracy of study forms
* Updates study forms per protocol
* Documents patient visits and procedures
* Assists with regulatory binders and QA/QC procedures
* Assists with interviewing study subjects
* Administers and scores questionnaires
* Provides basic explanation of study and in some cases obtains informed consent from subjects
* Performs study procedures, which may include phlebotomy.
* Assists with study regulatory submissions
* Writes consent forms
* Verifies subject inclusion/exclusion criteria
* Performs administrative support duties as required

A Clinical Research Coordinator II performs the duties of a Clinical Research Coordinator I (above) and may also:

* Maintain research data, patient fields, regulatory binders and study databases
* Perform data analysis and QA/QC data checks
* Organize and interpret data
* Develop and implement recruitment strategies
* Act as a study resource for patient and family
* Monitor and evaluation lab and procedure data
* Evaluate study questionnaires
* Contribute to protocol recommendations
* Assist with preparation of annual review
* May assist PI to prepare complete study reports


* Careful attention to details
* Good organizational skills
* Ability to follow directions
* Good communication skills
* Computer literacy
* Working knowledge of clinical research protocols
* Ability to demonstrate respect and professionalism for subjects' rights and individual needs

The Clinical Research Coordinator II should also possess:

* Ability to work independently and as a team player
* Analytical skills and ability to resolve technical problems
* Ability to interpret acceptability of data results
* Working knowledge of data management program


* Bachelor's degree required.


* New graduates with some relevant course/project work or those without any prior research experience will be considered for the Clinical Research Coordinator I position outlined above.
* Those with a minimum of 1-2 years of directly related work experience will be considered for a Clinical Research Coordinator II position.


* A Clinical Research Coordinator I does not have any supervisory responsibility.
* A Clinical Research Coordinator II may assist with the training and orientation of new staff members.

About Massachusetts General Hospital

Massachusetts General Hospital, established in 1811, is the original and largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. The MGH conducts the largest hospital-based research program in the United States, with an annual research budget of more than $450 million and major research centers in AIDS, cardiovascular research, cancer, cutaneous biology, medical imaging, neurodegenerative disorders, transplantation biology and photomedicine. In 1994, MGH and Brigham and Women's Hospital joined to form Partners HealthCare System, an integrated health care delivery system comprising the two academic medical centers, specialty and community hospitals, a network of physician groups, and non-acute and home health services.