Research Coordinator II



Summary

The Research Coordinator II will work with investigators in the Department of Medicine in the Section of Epidemiology and Population Sciences. This position will be working on Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) funded study of liver cancer among Hispanics in Texas and will work closely with maintaining contact with the study PI and 10 clinical study sites around the state.

Job Purpose

Coordinates day to day activities of research protocols which include screening, enrollment, and monitoring of research participants. Ensures accurate data collection, documentation, organization and safety of research participants.

Job Duties
  • Administrative and regulatory tasks of the project, including IRB protocol approvals, renewals, and amendments
  • Coordinates the shipping of biosamples according to procedures outlined in study protocol
  • Interviews, screen and recruits patients for study; explains process and procedures to educate participant regarding the research study.
  • Collects patient information; processes documents and enters information into a database. May perform Venipuncture (blood draws), EKGs/ECG’s and obtain vital signs on study participants.
  • May collect, process, ship, and maintain paperwork for blood and/or biological specimens according to procedures outlined in study protocol.
  • Employees may be required to receive on the job training of phlebotomy and EKGs/ECGs prior to performing on study participants.
  • Maintains records and regulatory documents and records for research studies.
  • Schedules research participant for tests and procedures such as laboratory tests, x-rays, and other studies specific for the research protocol.
  • Retrieves and submits test results to appropriate party.
  • May correspond with patient throughout study.
  • Orders supplies and equipment.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Education Required: Bachelor's degree in a related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Experience Required: One year of relevant experience.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: None Required.


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

4910

CA; CH

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