Title:  Research Coordinator II

Division:  Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Schedule:  Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $37,463-$45,000
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  1815

The Department of Psychiatry is seeking a skilled Research Coordinator II to assume responsibilities of daily activities on research protocols which include screening, enrollment, and monitoring of research participants in addition to ensuring accurate data collection, documentation, organization and safety of research participants for a study at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center.

Job Purpose

The Research Coordinator II ensures accurate data collection, documentation, organization and safety of research participants. This role serves as a liaison between subject, investigators, sponsors and other relevant healthcare professionals who are a part of the research or patient care team. Under general supervision, he/she performs research coordination duties for cooperative, pharmaceutical, and investigator-initiated studies. The tasks require a high level of organizational skills and the exercise of discretion and ability to ask the right questions to determine proper course of action while following the established standards.

Job Responsibilities

• Interviews, screens and recruits patients for studies; explains process and procedures to educate participant regarding the research study.

• Performs subject consent process for research studies.

• Collects patient information; processes documents and enters information into a database.

• May perform Venipuncture (blood draws), EKGs/ECG's and obtain vital signs on study participants.

• May collect, process, ship, and maintain paperwork for blood and/or biological specimens according to procedures outlined in study protocol.

• Employees may be required to receive on the job training of phlebotomy and EKGs/ECGs prior to performing on study participants.

• Schedules research participant for tests and procedures such as laboratory tests, x-rays, and other studies specific for the research protocol.

• Retrieves and submits test results to appropriate party.

• May correspond with patient throughout study.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Required: Bachelor's degree in a related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Required: One year of relevant experience.
  • None required
Preferred Qualifications


• Some knowledge of GCP, ICH guidelines, and FDA regulations.

• Previous experience working in the field of Psychiatry or working with other vulnerable populations.





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