Title:  Research Coordinator III

Division:  Pediatrics
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $40,785 - $53,021
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  6569


Independently oversee and manage IRB’s and data collection among ~35 centers for a multi-center research project with some general guidance on deliverables from the Principal Investigator (PI) and supervising manager, which include screening, enrollment, writing and overseeing regulatory requests (i.e. IRB's – new protocols, renewals, amendments, consent forms, etc.), data entry and monitoring of research participants. Ensures accurate data collection, documentation, organization and safety of research participants. This position is primarily responsible for study coordination in a Pediatric Cardiology clinical research area.

Job Duties

  • Manage complex project timelines and communication with senior investigators and institutional leadership from multiple institutions to facilitate initiation, submission, and renewals of IRB’s from multiple sites, as well as track BAA and DUA agreements and ensure these are up to date. In charge of maintaining records and regulatory documents for the multi-center research project to assure accurate regulatory oversight of documents is up to required standards and completed in a timely fashion.
  • Liaison and lead coordination for IRB submissions and renewals with all study sites; be lead coordinator for writing, submitting amendments/modifications, and renewals at BCM.
  • Manage and oversee collection of patient information; process documents and enter information into a database.
  • Retrieve test results to appropriate party, including but not limited to shipping, coordinating storing and arranging transportation of biological samples.
  • Will correspond with patients throughout study.
  • Oversee interviews, screen and recruit patients for study; explain process and procedures to educate participant regarding the research study. Schedules research participant for tests and procedures such as laboratory tests, x-rays, and other studies specific for the research protocol.
  • Order supplies and equipment.
  • Participate in clinical and research meetings.
  • Train and mentor work of less experienced staff on the team.

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

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and three years of directly related experience
  • CCRC (Certified Clinical Research Coordinator) or CCRA (Certified Clinical Research Associate)
  • Independent critical thinking and troubleshooting regarding assigned projects
  • Must be self-motivated and capable of working both independently and as a member of the project team
  • Experience with REDCap or similar web based research databases, database management, Institutional Review Board (IRB)’s maintenance, preparation and develop





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