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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Clinical Research Coordinator in Boston, Massachusetts

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

The CRC will work within both the clinical research and patient care program for patients with metastatic breast cancer called EMBRACE (Ending Metastatic Breast Cancer for Everyone) program in the Breast Oncology Department at the Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers at Dana-Farber. The CRC will support the research team in the overall conduct of clinical trials using Good Clinical Practice under the auspices of the Principal Investigator, while also supporting aspects of patient care within the metastatic breast cancer care program under guidance of clinical practice team. The CRC will be responsible for facilitating communication between patients and providers through the various transitions of their disease. This individual may also screen patients for protocol eligibility, obtain informed consent, and register study participants.

  • Responsible for assisting with the coordination and management of the clinical research and care program for metastatic breast cancer patients using Good Clinical Practice under the auspices of the Principal Investigator.

  • In collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of providers and professional staff within/across DFCI departments, facilitates on-going communication between patients and providers and provides support and education related to issues facing those with metastatic disease.

  • Serve as a liaison with patients and providers as it relates to the care program for metastatic breast cancer to direct patient flow and communication.

  • Provide general administrative support around all aspects of patient care including specialized document preparation, such as patient/provider communication and treatment summaries.

  • Assist in the development and coordination of program-related events and workshops for patients with metastatic breast cancer.

  • Identify, consent, monitor and interact with eligible study participants as directed/required by the clinical research and care program.

  • Responsible for data reporting, management and maintenance, collection of source documents, use and development of case report forms, adverse events reporting, filing and archiving of study records, and resolution of data queries.

  • Prepare and or complete regulatory related reports and IRB submissions. Maintain and organize study regulatory binders, enter all required study data on an ongoing basis.

  • Provide oversight of the clinical trials start-up (e.g., receipt of protocols through the Scientific Review Committee and IRB submissions) and close-out .

  • Ensure all study related samples are collected, properly prepared and shipped according to the protocol requirements and IATA/DOT regulations.

  • Bachelor's Degree required, with 0-1 years of related experience preferred. Experience working in a medical or scientific research setting or comparable technology orientated business environment preferred.

  • Excellent organization and interpersonal communications skills required. Ability to effectively interact and collaborate with all levels of staff and externals contacts. Self-starter – flexible and open to working on a dynamic project with exceptional problem solving skills. Must be detail oriented and have the ability to follow-through. Ability to effectively manage time and prioritize workload. Must practice discretion and adhere to hospital confidentiality guidelines at all times. Must have computer skills including the use of Microsoft Office.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

Job ID: 2020-17480

Grade: 18

External Company URL: www.dana-farber.org

Telecommute: No

Street: 450 Brookline Ave