Title:  Research Coordinator II

Division:  Pediatrics
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $40,784
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  3334

Baylor College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, Immunology, Allergy and Retrovirology Service at Texas Children's Hospital is seeking a highly motivated, responsible, and organized individual to join a research team focused on HIV.

Job Purpose

The Research Coordinator II will be responsible for coordinating day-to-day activities of research protocols for the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS). This includes screening, enrollment, and monitoring of research participants. Ensures accurate data collection, documentation, organization and safety of research participants.

The PHACS network, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) addresses two critical pediatric HIV research questions: 1) the long-term safety of fetal and infant exposure to prophylactic antiretroviral (ART) therapy and 2) the effects of perinatally acquired HIV infection in adolescents and young adults.

Job Duties
  • Interviews, screens and recruits patients for study; explains process and procedures to educate participant regarding the research study.
  • Collects patient information; processes documents and enters information into a database.
  • May collect, process, ship, and maintain paperwork for blood and/or biological specimens according to procedures outlined in study protocol.
  • Maintains records and regulatory documents and records for research studies.
  • 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.
  • Orders supplies and equipment.
  • Manages meetings with investigators across multiple sites
  • Conducts all testing procedures required by study protocol.
  • Evaluates and analyzes clinical research data.
  • Prepares documentation necessary to obtain initial and continued approval for the specific research protocol.
  • Performs literature searches and prepares literature reviews
  • Promotes education and awareness for patients and families.
  • Knowledgeable in documenting study information per protocol.
  • Attends meetings and phone conferences regarding new and current protocols.
  • Conducts chart review to identify research participants.
  • Generates data report to determine feasibility for upcoming studies.
  • Maintains and organizes inventory of study supplies.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Education Required: Bachelor's degree in a related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Experience Required: One year of relevant experience.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: None Required.





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