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Clinical Research Coordinator


Under general supervision of the Director, the Clinical Research Coordinator provides support for national, multi-year studies and projects at the Emergency Medicine Network (EMNet) Coordinating Center (  EMNet involves >200 medical centers. 

The Clinical Research Coordinator will work principally on a multicenter, multi-year randomized controlled trial of an intervention to reduce unmet oral health and social needs in the ED.  The study will assess individual, health system and community level impacts of an intervention to identify and address adverse social determinants of health (aSDoH) along with unmet oral health needs among ED patients. The PI of this study is an Emergency Medicine Network-affiliated investigator. The coordinator may also work on other studies, as needed.



 Please note, the functions below are representative of major duties that are typically associated with these positions. Specific responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs. Similarly, not all duties that have been outlined will be assigned to each position.  

  • Collects & organizes patient data 
  • Maintains records and databases 
  • Uses software programs to generate graphs and reports 
  • Assists with recruiting patients for clinical trials 
  • Obtains patient study data from medical records, physicians, etc. 
  • Conducts library searches
  • Verifies accuracy of study forms 
  • Updates study forms per protocol 
  • Documents patient visits and procedures 
  • Assists with regulatory binders and QA/QC procedures 
  • Assists with interviewing study subjects 
  • Administers and scores questionnaires 
  • Provides basic explanation of study and in some cases obtains informed consent from subjects 
  • Performs study procedures, which may include phlebotomy. 
  • Assists with study regulatory submissions 
  • Writes consent forms 
  • Verifies subject inclusion/exclusion criteria 
  • Performs administrative support duties as required 

A Clinical Research Coordinator II performs the duties of a Clinical Research Coordinator I (above) and may also: 

  • Maintain research data, patient fields, regulatory binders and study databases 
  • Perform data analysis and QA/QC data checks 
  • Organize and interpret data 
  • Develop and implement recruitment strategies 
  • Act as a study resource for patient and family 
  • Monitor and evaluation lab and procedure data 
  • Evaluate study questionnaires 
  • Contribute to protocol recommendations 
  • Assist with preparation of annual review 
  • May assist PI to prepare complete study reports 



  • Careful attention to details 
  • Good organizational skills 
  • Ability to follow directions 
  • Good communication skills 
  • Computer literacy 
  • Working knowledge of clinical research protocols 
  • Ability to demonstrate respect and professionalism for subjects’ rights and individual needs 

The Clinical Research Coordinator II should also possess: 

  • Ability to work independently and as a team player 
  • Analytical skills and ability to resolve technical problems 
  • Ability to interpret acceptability of data results 
  • Working knowledge of data management program 



  • Bachelor’s degree required. 


  • New graduates with some relevant course/project work or those without any prior research experience will be considered for the Clinical Research Coordinator I position outlined above. 
  • Those with a minimum of 1-2 years of directly related work experience will be considered for a Clinical Research Coordinator II position. 



  • A Clinical Research Coordinator I does not have any supervisory responsibility. 
  • A Clinical Research Coordinator II may assist with the training and orientation of new staff members.


 EEO Statement 

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.  


Primary Location

 MA-Boston-MGH Main Campus

Work Locations

 MGH Main Campus 

55 Fruit Street 

 Boston 02114




 Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)



Standard Hours 40


 Day Job

Employee Status


Recruiting Department MGH Emergency Dept

Job Posting

 Nov 28, 2023