Title:  Research Coordinator III

Division:  Surgery
Schedule:  Monday - Friday; 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $40,785-$47,768
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  2561
Job Purpose

The Elkins Pancreas Center (EPC) specializes in the treatment of pancreatic cancer, pancreatic diseases, and pancreatitis, through pancreatic surgery, gene therapy, clinical trials, general surgery, and minimally invasive surgery. We are working to discover effective new methods to diagnose and treat pancreatic cancer. The EPC research team is responsible for designing, implementing, and collaborating on the Center's various research projects. The primary role of the Research Coordinator III is to work on all aspects (recruitment, data collection, and biospecimen processing) of multiple NIH sponsored cohort studies looking at the interplay of pancreatitis, diabetes, and pancreas cancer.

Job Duties

Coordinates day to day activities of research protocols which include screening, enrollment, and monitoring of research participants. Ensures accurate data collection, documentation, organization and safety of research participants.

•    Interviews, screen 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 perform Venipuncture (blood draws), EKGs/ECG's and obtain vital signs on study participants.
•    May collect, process, ship, and maintain paperwork for blood and/or biological specimens according to procedures outlined in study protocol.
•    Employees may be required to receive on the job training of phlebotomy and EKGs/ECGs prior to performing on study participants.
•    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.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Required: Bachelor's degree in a related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Required: Two years of relevant experience.
  • None required.





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