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GENERAL SUMMARY / OVERVIEW The Artificial Inteligence (AI) Clinical Research Organization (CRO) aims to improve healthcare through the translation of machine learning algorithms to clinically regulated products to be used at the clinical point of care.
Acting under the supervision of the Director, AI CRO, and following established policies and procedures, the Clinical Research Associate (CRA) is responsible for executing clinical research studies related to AI model validation and regulatory submission preparation, while maintaining proper study documentation. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Execute clinical research activities to measure the efficacy of AI models as per study guidelines and protocols. • Ensure projects follow proper workflow and meet all IRB, legal, and regulatory mandates. • Responsible for collecting data and maintaining patient information database for study. • Responsible for curating study data, data mining of archive (with emphasis on radiology imaging archive), selection of appropriate records based on protocol inclusion criteria, and images review for labelling and quality assurance. • Provide support and execute on regulatory submissions. • Develop documentation and reports required for presenting the outcomes of trials and validations. These reports will be used by clients for FDA submission and the candidate should rapidally become knowledgable about the key requirements associated with FDA submissions. • Maintain professional knowledge and expertise, keeping abreast of new protocols for clinical trials and validation procedures.
Qualifications • Bachelor's degree in Sciences (e.g., Biology, Chemistry), Engineering, Computer Science, Business or related field. • 4 years of experience working in Clinical Development, CRO or related environment, is required and 2 years of experience in the Radiological, Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, or Medical Device industry is preferred. • Experience in healthcare and exposure to the fields of data science and Software as a Medical Device (SaMD) is strongly preferred. • General knowledge of regulatory requirements and GCP. • Demonstrable knowledge of clinical research protocols (at least 5 studies executed). • Knowledge of technologies utilized within radiology informatics solutions including software (RIS, PACS, image viewer and reporting software), databases (SQL), and standards (DICOM) - a strong plus. • Use the Partners HealthCare values to govern decisions, actions and behaviors. These values guide how we get our work done: Patients, Affordability, Accountability & Service Commitment, Decisiveness, Innovation & Thoughtful Risk; and how we treat each other: Diversity & Inclusion, Integrity & Respect, Learning, Continuous Improvement & Personal Growth, Teamwork & Collaboration. SKILLS / COMPETENCIES
• Excellent interpersonal skills are required. • Good oral and written communication skills. • Excellent organizational skills, careful attention to detail, and ability to prioritize tasks. • Proactive problem solving - the ability and willingness to identify challenges and roadblocks are proactively propose solutions. • Proficiency in MS Office, including Outlook Calendar, Word, Excel and, PowerPoint.
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Partners Healthcare System Inc. is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
Internal Number: 3126595-1435_1607615358
About MGH Institute of Health Professions
MGH Institute of Health Professions, founded by Massachusetts General Hospital in 1977, is an innovative and independent graduate school in Boston that is a member of Partners HealthCare. A progressive leader in developing comprehensive models of health care education, the MGH Institute prepares advanced practice professionals in the fields of nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy and communication sciences and disorders through a distinctive combination of academic study, clinical practice, and research. More than 1,200 students are enrolled in graduate level and certificate programs, with an increasing number of courses available online. The Institute is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).