Title:  Research Coordinator II

Division:  Pediatrics
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $37,463 - $47,768
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  6568


Coordinates day-to-day activities of research protocols under the general guidance of the Principal Investigator (PI) and supervising manager, which includes screening, enrollment, monitoring of research participants, overseeing data for collecting, curating data and maintaining the REDCap database of all details for research studies. Will audit missing information and reach out to collaborating sites to complete entry for these data. Ensures accurate data collection, documentation, organization and safety of research participants. This position is primarily responsible for study coordination in a Pediatric Cardiology clinical research area. 

Job Duties

  • Oversees and independently manages collection of study data and catalogues detailed patient information from extracted communications and medical records; assures quality control of clinical research data and processes documents and enters information into a database.
  • Leads Interviews, screening and recruitment of patients for study; explains process and procedures to educate participant regarding the research study.
  • Schedules research participant for tests and procedures such as laboratory tests, x-rays, and other studies specific for the research protocol.
  • Collects, processes, ships, and maintains paperwork for blood and/or biological specimens according to procedures outlined in study protocol (rarely for occasional genetic testing).
  • Maintains records, regulatory documents and records for research studies. Assists with developing IRB protocol documents, consent forms, and regulatory documents.
  • Maintains and works with study team in creating detailed databases of research participants and submitted data.
  • Participates in clinical and research meetings.
  • Corresponds with patient throughout study.
  • Retrieves and submits test results to appropriate party.
  • Orders supplies and equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • One year of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and two years of directly related experience
  • Independent critical thinking and troubleshooting regarding assigned projects
  • Knowledge in establishing and running databases and data mining
  • Must be self-motivated and capable of working both independently and as a member of the project team
  • Experience with REDCap or similar web based research databases, database management, Institutional Review Board (IRB) maintenance, preparation and development, Good Clinical Practice





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