Title:  Senior Research Coordinator

Division:  Pediatrics
Schedule:  Monday-Friday 8:00 PM-5:00 PM
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $51,256 - $70,733
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  9988


The Sr. Research Coordinator is responsible for implementing and coordinating the day to day activities of multiple clinical research protocols, both therapeutic and non-therapeutic. Ensures accurate data collection, documentation, organization and safety of study volunteers. Serves as a liaison between subject, investigators, sponsors and other relevant healthcare professionals who are part of the research or patient care team. Under minimal supervision performs research coordination duties for cooperative, pharmaceutical and investigator-initiated studies. Tasks require a high level of organizational skills and the exercise of discretion and ability to ask the right questions to determine proper course of action while following established standards.

Job Duties

  • Assists Principal Investigators (PI) with study requirements.   
  • Reviews protocol requirements and processes to ensure compliance.
  • Identifies and recruits clinical research subjects/patients.
  • Assists providers with consent and enrollment of new study subjects/patients. 
  • Coordinates research subject/patient visits and evaluations. 
  • Monitors protocol timelines and patient milestones.
  • Retrieves and submits test results to appropriate party.
  • Coordinates specimen collection and submission from collaborating institutions and patients.
  • Submits study data to internal and external stakeholders in a timely manner.
  • Conducts initial study training/orientation and ongoing education to physicians and nurses.
  • Prepares for and participates in site visits made by sponsor and other entities.
  • Recognizes, tracks and assists with reporting adverse events.
  • Collaborates with study team and physicians to assist in determining patient eligibility for research protocols. 
  • Prepares study-specific reports and queries for investigators and administrators. 
  • Effectively prioritizes and manages work activities according to study protocol. 
  • Consults with team members to ensure study time-points are met. 
  • Volunteers to assist team with overflow duties. 
  • Seeks guidance from Clinical Research Manager for additional assignments.

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.



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