Title:  Research Coordinator III

Division:  Surgery
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 am to 5 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $41,601 - $53,000
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  7896


The Research Coordinator III position will support the Ben Taub team in the Department of Surgery. This person will be working with a team of skilled Faculty and Research Coordinators in research efforts within a fast-paced hospital setting. Additional responsibilities include coordinating day-to-day activities of research protocols: screening, enrollment, and monitoring of research participants. Ensures accurate data collection, documentation, organization and safety of research participants.

Job Duties

  • Works with the PI to assure that the study complies with all terms and conditions, including but not limited to education, IRB approval, conflict of interest disclosure, health and safety protections for participants and staff, and any financial terms or conditions. 
  • Interviews, screens, and consents patients for study; explains process and procedures to educate participants regarding the research study. 
  • Collects patient information; processes documents and enters information into a database. 
  • May collect, process, ship, and maintain paperwork for biological specimens according to procedures outlined in the study protocol. 
  • Maintains adequate inventory of study supplies. If handling investigational drugs/devices, follow the sponsor protocol and policies on Investigational Drug/Device Accountability. 
  • Maintains records and regulatory documents. Assist the PI with regulatory affairs activities and the preparation, review, and submission of documents to the IRB. 
  • Coordinates appropriate and timely payments to participants (if applicable) following BCM and site affiliated policies and procedures. 
  • Schedules research participants for tests and procedures such as laboratory tests, x-rays, and other studies specific to the research protocol. Attend surgical procedures. 
  • Retrieves and submits test results to the appropriate party. 
  • Assists the Principal Investigator in the submission of event reports, including but not limited to Non-compliance, Adverse Events, and Unanticipated Problems. 
  • Keeps track of Protocol Amendments, Clarification letters and study updates and implement updates accordingly. 
  • Attends investigator meetings as required or requested by the PI and/or Sponsor. 
  • Communicates with research subject through the study.
  • Oversees the Start Up and Enrollment of Clinical Trials.
  • Compiles and Analyzes data necessary for Clinical Trials and programs.

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

  • Master's degree preferred.
  • Bilingual, English/Spanish speaking preferred but not required.
  • Have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision and have flexibility to occasionally work irregular hours.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of regulatory affairs and IRB processes.
  • Certified Clinical Research Professional-CCRP, Certified Clinical Research Coordinator-CCRC) from a clinical research organization (SoCRA or ACRP) is a plus.
  • A working knowledge of database management and be ability to coordinate multiple clinical trials simultaneously.





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