Title:  Senior Research Coordinator

Division:  Pediatrics
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $51,256 - $70,733
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  9058


Coordinates day to day activities of the clinical research study, Pediatric Neurology for Beyond Batten Clinical Trial. 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.

Job Duties

  • Assists the investigator with the enrollment (recruiting, screening, and interviewing) and study consent process of patients into the Beyond Batten Clinical Trail.
  • Explains the study’s processes and procedures to educate the study participants.
  • Assists the Principle Investigator with collecting and recording study data related to catherization procedures, cardiac measurements, and related test and measurement for the study.
  • Assists the Principle Investigator as necessary with electronic case reporting requirements in accordance with all FDA and clinical trial study requirements.
  • Collects patient information; processes documents and enters information into a database.
  • Performs research related procedures as required such as venipuncture (blood draws), EKGs/ECG’s and obtain vital signs on study participants.
  • Corresponds with patient throughout study.
  • Interacts with sponsors and/or coordinating sites as required to facilitate protocol activities and maintains current study documents.
  • 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.
  • Maintains records and regulatory documents and records for the research study.
  • Schedules research participant for tests and procedures such as laboratory tests, x-rays, and other studies specific study visits for the research protocol.
  • Retrieves and submits test results to the appropriate party.
  • Assists with the supply orders and equipment necessary for the study.
  • Assists in reviewing protocol documents, including abstracts, text, and informed consent for relevant information.
  • 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.
  • Submits serious adverse event reporting and follow up as needed.
  • Evaluates and analyzes clinical research data as appropriate.
  • Assists or provides guidance to and support to lower level team members.  

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Five years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Master's degree in a related field and three years of relevant experience may also be considered.
  • Advanced knowledge in research coordination and ability to manage complex clinical trials. 





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