Title:  Research Coordinator I

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Hiring up to $39,759
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  4107

In the Section of Endocrinology this position will report directly to  the PI to ensure progress of the clinical trial consistent with the study timelines of the grant protocol and thereby assist in fulfilling the specific goals of the grant protocol. With the PI, the research coordinator will prepare regular reports to the external Data and Safety Monitoring Committee as well as all other regulatory requirements e. g. maintaining and preparing amendments to BRAIN IRB protocol and annual reviews by regulatory committees.

Job Purpose

Coordinates day to day activities of research protocols which include screening, enrollment, and monitoring of research participants. Ensures accurate data collection, documentation, organization and safety of research participants.

Job Duties
  • Responsible for submission of required regulatory documents to Investigative Review Board and Research and Development committees and subcommittees, preparation and updates of informed consent, data collection and evaluation and recruitment of potential subjects.
  • Primary responsibility for subject recruitment; screening and scheduling.
  • Conduct orientation sessions; prepare and send correspondence to participants’ personal physicians.
  • Assemble and maintain study participant charts, track study compliance, enter data into the study database; and assist in preparation of the data for DSMB meetings.
  • Manage documentation of consent process in patient’s electronic record.
  • Instruct participants on the proper intake of metformin or placebo (e.g. two tablets bid with meals) and document compliance on standardized form.
  • Assist with muscle biopsies.
  • Other duties will include: perform venipuncture for collection of blood samples, including processing of samples and proper shipment per regulatory guidelines;
  • Collect and maintain accurate source documentation for each study participants;
Minimum Qualifications
  • Education Required: High School diploma or GED.
  • Experience Required: Three years of relevant experience.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: None Required.





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