Title:  Research Coordinator II

Division:  Pediatrics
Schedule:  Monday to Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Some weekends/ni
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $38,212 to $51,683
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  12392


Position coordinates activities of complex clinical research studies in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. Primary responsibilities include ,subject screening and enrollment, obtaining informed consent, samples collection, processing, and shipment, monitoring of research participants, and reporting to the clinical research sponsor and ongoing timely communication with the principal investigator and the study team. Responsible for ensuring accurate data collection, documentation, organization, and safety of study volunteers. Position requires prior clinical research experience and able to work independently with minimal oversight. Experience with Pediatric Critical Care setting and studies is a plus.

Job Duties

  • Assists the investigator with the enrollment (screening, interviewing, and recruiting) 
  • Assists in obtaining informed consent from parents/legal guardians or assent from patients as applicable
  • Explains the study’s processes and procedures to educate the study participants.
  • Assists the Principal Investigator with collecting and recording study data into database. 
  • Collects patient information; processes documents and enters information into electronic database.
  • Assists the Principal Investigator as necessary with electronic case reporting requirements in accordance with all FDA and clinical trial study requirements.
  • Performs research related procedures as required such as  obtain vital signs on study participants.
  • Corresponds with patient throughout study as required by the protocols.
  • Timely efficient communication with the study PI, site study team, sponsors and/or coordinating sites as required to facilitate protocol activities and maintains current study documents.
  • Collects, processes and stores or ships blood or biological specimens as outlined per study protocols and associated lab or procedural manuals, in accordance with IATA Guidelines.
  • Maintains records and regulatory documents and records for the research study.
  • Schedules research participant for tests and procedures such as laboratory tests, x-rays, and other studies specific study visits for the research protocol.
  • Retrieves and submits test results to the appropriate party.
  • Assists with the supply orders and equipment necessary for the study
  • Assists in reviewing protocol documents, including abstracts, text, and informed consent for relevant information.
  • Prepares documentation necessary to obtain initial and continued approval for the specific research protocol.
  • Collaborates with physician, mid-level practitioners, and research nurses and data managers to document patient care.
  • Conducts subject research study education as required within the scope of practice.
  • Submits protocol deviations,
  • Documents and Reports serious adverse event and follow up as needed.
  • Evaluates and analyzes clinical research data as appropriate and applicable.

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

  • Two years of research coordination experience.  
  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine experience.



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