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POST DATE 8/9/2016
END DATE 11/18/2016

Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH) Boston, MA

Boston, MA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


Bulfinch Temporary Service is currently looking for a Research Assistant to work at Partners Connected Health. The position begins ASAP and is expected to be ongoing. It is full time hours, Monday to Friday from 8:30-5. Please note this position is temporary in nature and not eligible for benefits.

The Research Assistant provides research support for the Center for Connected Healths research and patient programs. The Research Assistant participates in the enrollment and screening of research subjects, and in the collection and recording of research-related data in accordance with established study protocol. The Research Assistant works closely with the Research Fellows, Research Coordinators, and Project Managers to implement study protocols in accordance with IRB and Partners requirements, standards, and guidelines. This is a temporary position with and end date of 9/30/2016. There is potential for continued employment at the end of the project. The candidate will work on the cFree project and must be able to travel to the following sites: Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Womens Hospital, Revere Healthcare Center, Chelsea Healthcare Center, and Charlestown Healthcare Center.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Participates in and supports the planning, development, and implementation of clinical protocols in accordance with research parameters set out by the research fellows and principal investigator.

Works with the project manager and research coordinator in the planning, scheduling, and implementation of day-to-day activities and procedures, ensuring efficient workflow and adequate care and treatment of research subjects and program participants.

Screens, enrolls, and instructs research subjects for assigned research program(s).

Maintains contact with research subject while in the study as appropriate and manages study close out procedures.

Helps to coordinate the recruitment of subjects, including implementing advertising and email strategies

Assists in the collection, monitoring and management of data as required by established study protocol.

Assists with collaboration and administrative coordination between investigators and ancillary departments, research subjects, sponsoring organizations, and/or regulating bodies.

Represents and promotes the objectives and activities of research studies to various internal and/or external constituencies, as appropriate.

Assists in creation and execution of statistical analyses for CCH clinical trials.

Assists in program evaluation efforts, including data collection, consolidation and executing analysis plans outlined by the program evaluation team.

Assists in providing administrative support to the research team including but not limited to scheduling meetings, setting up conference calls, managing expense reports.

Assists in grant writing, administrative management of grant submissions by team members and acts as a liaison with grants management within the Connect Health Innovations team.

Assists in manuscript preparation and submission to journals, managing manuscript revisions and assist with other dissemination strategies like creating posters, PowerPoint presentations etc.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Bachelors degree, Masters degree or research/clinical trials experience preferred.

Proficiency with computer applications, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access), MS Sharepoint and the Internet

Working knowledge of statistical concepts and use of preferred statistical software (ie. SAS, STATA) preferred.

Knowledge of MS SSL tools, MS business intelligence tools preferred.

Skills, Abilities, and Competencies Required:

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

Excellent organizational skills and the ability to maintain detailed records of all data

Excellent interpersonal skills

Ability to work independently and as part of a larger team

Interest in the use of technology in delivering healthcare

Spanish speaking skills preferred Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.