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Title:  Research Coordinator II

Division:  Surgery
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $38,212 - $51,683
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  9827

Summary

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.  He/She will be responsible for ensuring accurate data collection, documentation, organization, and the safety of research participants. Additionally, the coordinator will assist with data collection, database management, and data analyses to identify and rank individual-level risk factors. 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 Principal Investigator (PI) to ensure 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, 
    • financial terms or conditions. 
  • Collects patient information; processes documents and enters information into a database. Ensures accurate data collection, documentation, organization and safety of research participants. 
  • Interviews, screens and recruits patients for study; explains process and procedures to educate participant regarding the research study.
  • Collects, processes, ships, and maintains 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.
  • Assists the Principal Investigator in the submission of event reports, including but not limited to:
    • non-compliance,
    • adverse events,
    • 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.
  • Coordinates and administrates clinical trials under the direction of the Clinical Research Manager, and the Principal Investigator. 
  • Enrolls research subjects in clinical and hospital settings. 
  • Develop, implements, and coordinates research and administrative procedures for the successful management of clinical trials. 
  • Performs diverse administrative duties requiring analysis, sound judgment, and a high level of knowledge of study specific protocols.

 

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).
  • Experience with Clinical Trials in a hospital and/or academic setting.
  • Should be able to work well independently, have strong organizational skills, and working knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Experience with databases, and database management.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills with patients, staff, and other health care professionals.

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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