Title:  Senior Research Coordinator

Division:  Pediatrics
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $50,251 - $58,125
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  2854

Coordinates day-to-day activities of clinical research protocols for the Pediatric Research Resources Office - Neurology (RRO-Neurology). Ensures accurate data collection, documentation, organization and safety of study volunteers.


Job Duties
  • Assists the investigator in the overall conduct of clinical trials as assigned, primarily  in the Blue-Bird Circle Rett Center at Texas Children's Hospital. Travel to off-site locations within reasonable proximity will be required.
  • Ensures conduct of assigned studies is in accordance with good clinical practice, federal regulations and institutional policies.
  • Communicates verbally and in writing as needed or as requested by the principal investigator of the study.
  • Participates in protocol monitoring, audits and follow up in coordination with other research staff.  
  • Prepares study related tools and assist principal investigator in reviewing treatment and visit order sets.
  • Interacts with sponsors and/or coordinating sites as required to facilitate protocol activities and maintains current study documents.
  • Assists in reviewing protocol documents, including abstracts, text, and informed consent for relevant information.
  • Organizes research protocols as designated by specific protocol guidelines.
  • Participates in RRO- Neurology protocol feasibility assessment and actively participates in protocol meetings including but not limited to investigator and site initiation meetings. Travel to off-site meetings may be required.
  • Prepares documentation necessary to obtain initial and continued approval for the specific research protocol.
  • Conducts research subject recruitment, screening, and enrollment.
  • Conducts subject interviews to evaluate eligibility and continued participation in the study.
  • Participates in subject consent process.
  • Performs research related procedures as required (e.g.: blood draw, ECG, EEG, Questionnaires and rating scales).
  • Collects, processes and stores or ships blood or biological specimens as outlined per study protocols and associated lab or procedural manuals, in accordance with IATA Guidelines.
  • 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.
  • Submit serious adverse event reporting and follow up as needed.  
  • Evaluates and analyzes clinical research data as appropriate.
  • Interacts with patients to clarify data.
  • Maintains online RRO activity log.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Required: Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Required: Five years of relevant experience.
  • None required.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Preferred: Current certification (Certified Clinical Research Professional-CCRP, Certified Clinical Research Coordinator-CCRC) from a clinical research organization (SoCRA or ACRP).  Requires Clinical Research Certification within 2 years in the job position.





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