Title:  Research Coordinator I

Division:  Pediatrics
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $28,147 - $35,000
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  4424

The Research Coordinator I is responsible for study coordination and data management of oncology research studies. The Research Coordinator I is responsible primarily for non-therapeutic studies lead by various Texas Children's Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine Faculty. Research Coordinator  will assist with therapeutic studies as needed. The position works closely with Texas Children's Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine leadership and is the lead point of contact for external monitors.  

Job Purpose

Supports daily operations for a research study or clinical trial. Screens and enrolls study participants. Coordinates research subject/patient visits and evaluations. Collects, enters, evaluates, and tracks research data. Under minimal supervision, oversees research data management activities for a specific disease site or cooperative program. Collaborates with leadership to monitor data quality, timeliness, and compliance. Tasks require a high level of organizational skills and the exercise of judgments and to determine proper

Job Duties
  • Assists Principal Investigators (PI) with study requirements.
  • Reviews protocol requirements and processes to ensure compliance.
  • Identifies and recruits clinical research subjects/patients.
  • Assists providers with consent and enrollment of new study subjects/patients. Confirms eligibility. Registers patients.
  • Coordinates research subject/patient visits and evaluations.
  • Monitors protocol timelines and patient milestones.
  • Retrieves and submits test results to appropriate party.
  • Coordinates specimen collection and submission.
  • Participates in site visits made by sponsor and other entities.
  • Completes Case Report Forms (CRFs); Responsible for timely entry of the data in the study database; Submits study data to internal and external stakeholders in a timely manner.
  • Ensures quality assurance. Evaluates data to ensure that protocol required events took place and monitors the reporting of data for accuracy and completeness. Ensures that adverse events are expeditiously reported to the Principal Investigator as well as to all regulatory agencies.
  • Participates in regular meetings with the Principal Investigator to review study data.
  • Maintains research charts for internal and external study entrants.
  • Corresponds with personnel at external institutions to ensure that data for patients from outside institutions are obtained as specified by the protocol.
  • Interacts with faculty, staff and students to promote the goals and objectives of the project. Adheres to departmental guidelines and workflows.
  • Upholds GCP guidelines.
  • Volunteers to assist team with overflow duties.
  • Seeks guidance from Clinical Research Manager for additional assignments.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Education Required: High School diploma or GED.
  • Experience Required: Three years of relevant experience.





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