Title:  Research Coordinator III

Division:  Pediatrics
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $40,785 - $50,000
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  2853

Coordinates day-to-day activities of clinical research protocols for the Pediatric Research Resources Office - Neurology (RRO-Neurology). Ensures accurate data collection, documentation, organization and safety of study volunteers.

Job Duties
  • Assists the investigator in the overall conduct of clinical trials as assigned, primarily in the Blue-Bird Circle Rett Center at Texas Children's Hospital. Travel to off-site locations within reasonable proximity will be required.
  • Ensures conduct of assigned studies is in accordance with good clinical practice, federal regulations and institutional policies. Communicates verbally and in writing as needed or as requested by the principal investigator of the study.
  • Participates in protocol monitoring, audits and follow up in coordination with other research staff.  
  • Prepares study related tools and assist principal investigator in reviewing treatment and visit order sets.
  • Interacts with sponsors and/or coordinating sites as required to facilitate protocol activities and maintains current study documents.
  • Assists in reviewing protocol documents, including abstracts, text, and informed consent for relevant information.
  • Organizes research protocols as designated by specific protocol guidelines.
  • Participates in RRO- Neurology protocol feasibility assessment and actively participates in protocol meetings including but not limited to investigator and site initiation meetings. Travel to off-site meetings may be required.
  • Prepares documentation necessary to obtain initial and continued approval for the specific research protocol.
  • Conducts research subject recruitment, screening, and enrollment.
  • Conducts subject interviews to evaluate eligibility and continued participation in the study.
  • Participates in subject consent process.
  • Performs research related procedures as required (e.g.: blood draw, ECG, EEG, Questionnaires and rating scales).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Submit serious adverse event reporting and follow up as needed.  
  • Evaluates and analyzes clinical research data as appropriate.
  • Interacts with patients to clarify data.
  • Maintains online RRO activity log.
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.
Preferred Qualifications

Preferred: Current certification (Certified Clinical Research Professional-CCRP, Certified Clinical Research Coordinator-CCRC) from a clinical research organization (SoCRA or ACRP).  Requires Clinical Research Certification within 2 years in the job position





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