Pediatric Proton CRC/CRA Dual Role - Cancer Center Protocol Office

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Pediatric Proton CRC/CRA Dual Role - Cancer Center Protocol Office

The Clinical Research Associate/Clinical Research Coordinator (CRA/CRC) will work within the Pediatric Proton Clinical Research Group wiht the Cancer Center Protocol Office at MGH. The CRA/CRC works independently to screen potential patients for eligibility criteria for enrollment on the Pediatric Proton Photon Consortium Registry (PPCR), enrolls eligible patients and manages s all aspects of data collection and submission for the PPCR. The CRA/CRC administers quality of life surveys to pediatric oncology patients while on treatment and in follow up. Additional responsibilities include updating the Pediatric Proton Database with clinical and follow up information for all pediatric patients treated at the proton center, assisting with retrospective chart reviews and detailed abstraction from the medical records. The CRA/CRC will be part of the larger PPCR team and collaborates with over 17 pediatric proton centers nationwide.

The CRA/CRC II may require clinical skills such as:

- vital signs and laboratory responsibilities of blood, tissue and urine procurement, processing and shipping.

The following duties will be performed independently:

- A comprehensive knowledge of all assigned protocols


Develops protocol specific flow charts, intake sheets and other tools as needed to ensure protocol compliance and proper data acquisition


Schedules all protocol required evaluations


Verifies patient eligibility via chart abstraction and clinical analysis of case data


Collects and interprets data necessary for enrollment, registers patients


Coordinates, obtains, processes, and ships all protocol required tissue samples


Manages data collection via chart abstraction and submits data in a timely fashion


Maintains research charts for all assigned trials and enrolled patients


Monitors and reports adverse events as required by institutional/federal regulations


Administers Quality of Life and pain assessment evaluations to patients as needed


Prepares submission of protocol revisions and safety reports to the IRB


Prepares annual progress reports for IRB renewal of ongoing studies


Maintain study supplies and utilizes study specific supplies as required


Organizes and attends on-and off-site Investigator meetings


Organizes monitoring visits as requested by sponsors and makes data corrections as required by monitor


Assists in design and maintenance of the study website (WordPress)


Reviews and edits grant applications and new study publications



High degree of computer literacy

Ability to work independently and as a team member

Analytical skills and ability to resolve problems

Ability to interpret acceptability of data results

Working knowledge of data management programs


1-2 Years of clinical research experience

BA/BS degree required Minimum of 1-2 years of related experience OR completion of the CCPO New Staff Orientation Program including completion of competency assessment.

Candidates with no relevant experience will be hired as Clinical Research Coordinator I.

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.

MA-Boston-MGH Main Campus

MGH Main Campus (MGHMAIN)

55 Fruit Street

Boston, 02114

MGH Main Campus

55 Fruit Street



Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)


Day Job


MGH Cancer Ctr - Protocol

May 6, 2020
  • 1
  • Negotiable
  • None
  • None
  • Re-125347
  • Permanent
  • 10

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