Boston Medical Center Research Assistant (Department of Medicine/Pulmonary, 40 hours, Rotating D/E/Weekends) in Boston, Massachusetts

Research Assistant (Department of Medicine/Pulmonary, 40 hours, Rotating D/E/Weekends)

Job ID 4450212 Date posted 04/14/2017

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Boston Medical Center (BMC) is more than a hospital. It´s a network of support and care that touches the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in need each year. It is the largest and busiest provider of trauma and emergency services in New England. Emphasizing community-based care, BMC is committed to providing consistently excellent and accessible health services to all—and is the largest safety-net hospital in New England. The hospital is also the primary teaching affiliate of the nationally ranked Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and a founding partner of Boston HealthNet – an integrated health care delivery systems that includes many community health centers. BMC provides a full range of pediatric and adult care services, from primary to family medicine to advanced specialty care.

BMC is also committed to our employees, who are a very important piece to who we are. We pride ourselves in providing equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. BMC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

We are looking for highly motivated and personable Research Assistants to recruit and enroll participants into the All of Us Research (Precision Medicine) Program at Boston Medical Center. Research Assistants will be responsible for recruitment (mail, phone, in-clinic) and enrollment (patient education, informed consent, phlebotomy, physical measurements, and vital signs) activities. This role provides exposure to multiple aspects of a large nationwide research program. Spanish fluency strongly preferred. Position requires periodic evening and weekend hours.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Strong computer skills

  • Strong communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

All of Us Research Program Description:

The All of Us Research Program is a national research program with the goal of building a diverse cohort of one million U.S. volunteers. The Program will widely represent the U.S. population with participants from different socioeconomic backgrounds, ancestral backgrounds, health conditions, and certain environmental and geographical factors. All samples and data will be stored in a secure database and provide researchers with baseline data, biospecimens, healthcare records, survey data, wearable device information and genetic results. The Research Program will support research in various areas including pharmacogenetics, precision medicine, prediction and prevention to advance treatments of diseases.