Title:  Research Coordinator II

Division:  Surgery
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 am to 5 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $37,463 - $43,378
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  7306


The Office of Surgical Research within the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery is seeking a skilled Research Coordinator (Level II) to coordinate day-to-day activities of research protocols which include screening, enrollment, and monitoring research participants. The coordinator will ensure accurate data collection, documentation, organization, and the safety of research participants. Additionally, the coordinator will be responsible for ensuring accurate data collection, documentation, organization, and the safety of research participants. The ideal candidate should be able to work well independently, have strong organizational skills, and working knowledge of medical terminology.

Job Duties

  • Works with the PI to assure that the study complies with all terms and conditions, including but not limited to education, IRB approval, conflict of interest disclosure, health and safety protections for participants and staff, and any financial terms or conditions.
  • Interviews, screens, and consents patients for study; explains process and procedures to educate participants regarding the research study. 
  • Collects patient information; processes documents and enters information into a database.
  • May collect, process, ship, and maintain paperwork for biological specimens according to procedures outlined in the study protocol. 
  • Maintains adequate inventory of study supplies. If handling investigational drugs/devices, follow the sponsor protocol and policies on Investigational Drug/Device Accountability. 
  • Maintains records and regulatory documents. Assist the PI with regulatory affairs activities and the preparation, review, and submission of documents to the IRB. 
  • Coordinates appropriate and timely payments to participants (if applicable) following BCM and site affiliated policies and procedures. 
  • Schedules research participants for tests and procedures such as laboratory tests, x-rays, and other studies specific to the research protocol. Attends surgical procedures. 
  • Retrieves and submits test results to the appropriate party.
  • Assists the Principal Investigator in the submission of event reports, including but not limited to Non-compliance, Adverse Events, and Unanticipated Problems. 
  • Keeps track of Protocol Amendments, Clarification letters and study updates and implement updates accordingly. 
  • Attends investigator meetings as required or requested by the PI and/or Sponsor. 
  • Communicates with research subject through the study.

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

  • Current certification (Certified Clinical Research Professional-CCRP, Certified Clinical Research Coordinator-CCRC) from a clinical research organization (SoCRA or ACRP). Preferred but not required.





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