The Research Project Coordinator will assist the Project Manager with managing a large scale study funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Clinical Trials Network (CTN): the EXHIT ENTRE Study. This Study includes two major aims: 1) a multi-site randomized controlled trial of extended release buprenorphine for hospitalized patients with opioid use disorder, and 2) a multi-site trial assessing high and low intensity implementation of addiction consult services across community hospitals in Massachusetts.
The Research Project Coordinator will assist the Project Manager with managing all aspects of this research study, including training, project management, data management, protocol implementation and adherence, and quality control. Responsibilities include: enrolling and tracking subjects, assisting with day-to day project management, overseeing accurate protocol implementation, assisting with reporting to NIH and the Boston University Medical Center Institutional Review Board, and providing additional administrative support to the studies as necessary.
Minimum of three years of experience in mental health/substance abuse field or health care administration, including experience coordinating multifaceted health services, research, and/or evaluation projects.
Must be highly organized and detail-oriented, have exceptional communication and writing skills, and be able to work both independently and as part of a team in a deadline driven environment.
Must have the ability to take initiative and handle multiple priorities and tasks.
Must be able to work both independently and as part of a team.
Experience in research, data analysis and manuscript preparation is helpful.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and to work effectively with all levels of staff and management are important.
Cultural sensitivity and comfort interacting with a wide range of social, racial and ethnic populations.
Experience working with substance using populations preferred. Knowledge of MS Word, Power Point, and Excel is required.
All resumes must include a cover letter.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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