Summary: Coordination of quality improvement and clinical research studies related to developmental outcomes and inpatient developmental care for children with Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) with Dr. Samantha Butler. Activities include, but are not limited to: collaboration with a close multidisciplinary team, data collection including auditing of inpatient care practice, data entry, data analysis and documentation and programmatic organization.
This is a two-year position with a start date of December 2020/early January 2021.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Works independently on data collection and project management for several research efforts on developmental care in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit and Cardiac Ward at BCH.
In collaboration with supervisor, data collection activity includes database management, data collection and analysis, table and figure creation, and other related duties as requested.
Devise efficient and secure techniques for quality and accurate data collection.
Collaboration with inpatient medical teams including nursing and physicians.
Support data collection from parents and families who are inpatient with their infant.
In collaboration with supervisor, develops and implements systems and protocols to manage study operations and data collection while meeting data collection targets and adhering to human protection and good clinical practice guidelines.
Maintains accurate, up-to-date and organized study records. Performs data entry and cleaning and basic quantitative analyses.
Maintains an organized working environment. Demonstrates the ability to work independently and collaboratively. Establishes and meets deadlines.
Supports weekly research meetings with various stakeholders.
The candidate must have excellent attention to detail and organizational skills, a high level of self-motivation, and ability to interact with others in a collaborative, professional, and productive manner.
A minimum of a Bachelor's degree and one year of experience is required.
Experience working in research or in the medical field is helpful.
Prior experience in clinical research, database design, and management is preferred.
Computer Skills: Knowledge of PubMed, Microsoft Office and Endnote and the ability to learn individual protocol-specific software and web-based systems are strongly preferred.
Experience with data entry programming software such as REDCap is preferred, although not required.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
BCH offers competitive compensation and benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and week-end schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off).
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Internal Number: 3093557
About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.