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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 - $53,021
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  6057

Summary

Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Immunology, Allergy and Retrovirology Service at Texas Children’s Hospital is seeking a highly motivated, responsible, and organized individual to join the Food Allergy Research Program (FAP) as a Research Coordinator III. Will be responsible for patient recruitment for the Sunbeam study.  The Research Coordinator III will be responsible for coordinating and overseeing day-to-day activities of research protocols for the Systems Biology of Early Atopy (SUNBEAM). The NIH study is a prospective birth cohort study involving the recruitment and enrollment of pregnant mothers at the Pavilion for Women, the offspring's biological father, and the offspring from birth to age 3 years. This includes scheduling, screening, enrollment, randomization, sample collection, sample processing and shipping, administering questionnaire forms, extracting data from medical records, review protocols, review study materials to ensure compliance with the IRB approved protocols and monitoring of research patients. The research coordinator will ensure accurate data collection, documentation, organization and safety of research participants. The research coordinator will work closely with the investigators,study team, and regulatory staff to ensure the research studies are performed in accordance with federal regulations, sponsor guidelines, and departmental policies. Strong organizational skills are required to coordinate events such as patient/family engagement activities and organize and conduct team meetings.

Job Duties

Project Management (15%)

  • Interacts with program sponsors
  • Maintains current regulatory files with sponsors
  • Responsible for quality assurance audits and monitor visits
  • Knowledgeable in documenting study information per protocol.
  • Works with study monitors to ensure conduct of trial within GCP standards.
  • Performs QA/QC of study binders in preparation for NIH site visits.

Patient Liaison and Advocacy (20%)

  • Educates patients, families and clinic staff on research staff and procedures
  • Promotes education awareness for patients, families and community
  • Discusses trials with patients, obtains informed consent, and enrolls patients.
  • Schedules and coordinates advocacy related events such as patient/family engagement activities, which include an annual Food Allergy Symposium
  • Corresponds with patients through out the study.
  • Serves as a liaison between the community, PIs and sponsors

Project Lead (15%)

  • Leads meetings with the investigator and study team to provide updates on recruitment strategy, study progress, and amendments.
  • Coordinates events, organize and conduct team meetings.
  • Mentors and trains junior staff

Study Management / Clinical and Research Coordinator (45%)

  • Manages daily operations of the NIH Systems Biology of Early Atopy (SUNBEAM) study
  • Interfaces with research subjects with the purpose of recruitment, screening and enrollment.
  • Responsible for randomization, sample collection, sample processing and shipping
  • Administers questionnaire forms, extracting data from medical records,
  • Reviews study materials to ensure compliance with the IRB approved protocols and monitors research patients.
  • Ensures accurate data collection, documentation, organization and safety of research participants.
  • Evaluates subjects for study eligibility and continued participation in the study.

Other duties:

  • Collects patient information; processes documents and enters information into a database.
  • 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.
  • Orders supplies and equipment.
  • Manages meetings with investigators across multiple sites.
  • Conducts all testing procedures required by study protocol.
  • Evaluates and analyzes clinical research data.
  • Prepares documentation necessary to obtain initial and continued approval for the specific research protocol.
  • Performs literature searches and prepares literature reviews.
  • Organizes and conducts meetings and phone conferences regarding new and current protocols.
  • Conducts chart review to identify research participants.
  • Generates data report to determine feasibility for upcoming studies.
  • Maintains and organizes inventory of study supplies. 

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Human Subjects Protection/Good Clinical Practice Training

 

 

 

 

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

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