Title:  Clinical Research Associate

Division:  Pediatrics
Schedule:  Monday - Friday; 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $46,176 - $63,723
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  13656


The Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers (TXCH) Clinical Research Associate is responsible for implementing and coordinating the day to day research data management activities of pediatric protocols on the Solid Tumor team. Ensures accurate data collection, data abstraction, data entry, documentation and organization for various therapeutic and non-therapeutic studies lead by TXCH Solid Tumor faculty.

Job Duties

  • Supports daily operations for a research study or clinical trial
  • Consults with the Principal Investigator (PI) and providers regarding research data.
  • Recruits, screens and enrolls study participants; ensures participant adherence to study protocol
  • Assists the PI and/or provider with study patient enrollment. Collects, evaluates, enters and tracks data
  • Collects research patient information (i.e. medical history, labs) from the electronic medical record (EMR).
  • Maintains accurate source documentation and case report forms (CRFs) per protocol.
  • Submits data, study documents and/or reports to regulatory agencies
  • Submits accurate research data via CRF to external sources in a timely manner.
  • Provides appropriate and timely responses to sponsor data requests or queries.
  • Assists with completion of protocol-specific documents - Monitors protocol compliance and appropriately communicates errors or deficient source documentation.
  • Establishes study files and prepares and oversees study-related documentation
  • Creates and maintains research charts - Updates internal and external databases per departmental, sponsor, or study requirements.
  • Collects samples from participants
  • Collects, processes, ships, and maintains paperwork for blood and/or biological specimens according to procedures outlined in study protocol and SOPs.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
  • Precepts new clinical research staff.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor'sdegree.
  • Two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency with computers, internet and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience with computer spreadsheets and database management.
  • Ability to understand and implement patient studies and protocols.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.