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Title:  Research Coordinator III

Division:  Pediatrics
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $41,601 - $57,410
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  9111

Summary

Position coordinates the activities of clinical trial research studies for the Pediatric Research Resources Office (RRO).  Primary responsibilities include patient enrollment, screening, monitoring of research participants, and reporting to the clinical research sponsor. Responsible for ensuring accurate data collection, documentation, organization and safety of study volunteers.  Position requires prior clinical research experience and able to work independently with minimal oversight.

 

This position will be working directly with physicians and investigators to treat and follow up on study patients.  Must have a working knowledge of FDA Good Clinical Practices, and the ability to read, analyze, and interpret information.  Position at this level operates independently, or with only minimal guidance, the significant and key aspects of a large clinical trial or all aspects of one or more smaller clinical trial or research project.  This position is able to execute all the key functions of clinical research coordination job role. 

 

This position will be part of the coordination team for a large clinical trial.  The Research Coordinator must have the ability to communicate the study processes and procedures to the study participants.  Applicants must be willing to work in a fast pace setting, comfortable working in a team evnvironment, and possess excellent communication skills. 

Job Duties

 

  • Clinically and administratively manages multiple studies involving rapid scale up and a high volume of patients/participants in a complex clinical trial.
  • Responsible for assisting the Principle Investigator with collecting and recording study data related to catherization procedures, cardiac measurements, and related test and measurement for the study.
  • Adheres to Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital and Clinical Research SOPs.
  • Adheres to FDA Good Clinical Practices outlining the standard for safety, design, conduct, performance, monitoring, auditing, recording, analysis and reporting of clinical trials or studies.
  • Verifies eligibility of patients for enrollment in studies based on comprehensive inclusion and exclusion criteria outlined in the protocol.
  • Ensures scientific integrity of data and protects the rights, safety, and well-being of patients enrolled in clinical trials.
  • Discusses study protocols with patients and verifies the informed consent documentation.
  • Dispenses study medication in a professional and accountable manner following protocol and hospital requirements.
  • Submits serious adverse event reporting and follow up as needed.
  • Prepares documentation necessary to obtain initial and continued approval for the specific research protocol.
  • 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.

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

  • ACRP Certified Clinical Research Coordinator or SOCRA Certified Clinical Research Professional certification.
  • EPIC experience.
  • Knowledge of FDA Good Clinical Practices.

 

 

 

 

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

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