Title:  Research Coordinator III

Division:  Molecular Virology and Microbiology
Schedule:  Monday - Friday; 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $46,176 - $63,723
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  14533

Summary

Experienced clinical research coordinator to be an active team member in a research center specializing in infectious diseases treatments, prophylaxis, and epidemiologic research.

Job Duties

  • Understands assigned research trials with complete familiarity of the protocol, manual of procedures, FDA regulations, Good Clinical Practice guidelines, standard operating procedures, and other established guidelines.
  • Recruits, screens, enrolls, and evaluates study participants for focused research trials.
  • Educates study participants to the objectives and requirements for IRB-approved research protocols.
  • Coordinates clinic schedules including participant visit appointments, laboratory, and pharmacy involvement.
  • Explains study processes and procedures to study participants including informed consent and eligibility requirements, which are of utmost importance.
  • Tracks compliance of participants with study requirements and implements resolution measures when non-compliance is observed.
  • Conducts all study visits according to protocol requirements.
  • Collects, documents, and reconciles data according to protocol, manual of procedures, Sponsor, and federal requirements and guidelines.
  • Assesses safety parameters by collecting adverse event and serious adverse event data, determines the significance of each event, and engages the physician investigator when necessary and appropriate.
  • Is primary contact for assigned research trials for Sponsors, Sponsor agents, research team members, data coordinating center, federal agencies, and study participants. • Prepared to answer questions, organize personnel, coordinate schedules, and manage data queries related to the research trial.
  • Maintains research records in a secure and confidential manner.
  • Participates in quality management reviews and determines appropriate resolution of findings including initiating a corrective action plan when needed.
  • Collects vital signs, blood and other biological samples according to established procedures.
  • Enters data into study-specific database systems and conducts quality control reviews to ensure accuracy.
  • Collaborates with regulatory, laboratory, pharmacy, and quality management personnel to ensure that processes and procedures are compliant with established guidelines and to rectify discrepancies, as needed.
  • Facilitates monitoring visits by collaborating with Clinical Research Associates and by responding to queries when needed.
  • Obtains and reviews clinical laboratory results and submits the results to a physician investigator. Repeats abnormal laboratory tests, as needed, until test results return to normal (or as required in the protocol).
  • Inventories, orders, and stocks clinic supplies and equipment when needed.
  • Calibrates clinic equipment as assigned.
  • Administers study products according to protocol guidelines.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment.
  •  Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

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

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.

 

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

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