Research Coordinator II



Summary

The Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers (TXCH) Research Coordinator II is responsible for implementing and coordinating the day-to-day activities of clinical research protocols on the Lymphoma / Histiocytosis team. 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.

Job Duties
  • Interviews, screen and recruits patients for therapeutic and non-therapeutic studies
  • Performs the subject consent process for biology, procurement and registry studies
  • Explains process and procedures to educate participant regarding the research study
  • Collects patient information through direct patient interviews, questionnaires and chart abstractions
  • Processes documents and enters information into databases or case report forms
  • May collect, process, ship, and maintain paperwork for blood and/or biological specimens according to procedures outlined in study protocol and SOPs
  • Maintains study records and regulatory documents for research studies
  • May schedule research participant for tests and procedures such as laboratory tests, x-rays, and other studies specific for the research protocol; retrieve and submit test results to appropriate party
  • Retrieves and submits test results to appropriate party
  • May correspond with internal and external patients throughout study
  • Orders supplies and equipment
  • May recruit, advertise, and screen for research patients
  • Collaborates with study team and physicians to assist in determining patient eligibility for research protocols
  • Coordinates specimen collection and submission from collaborating institutions and patients
  • Prepares study-specific reports and queries for investigators and administrators
  • Effectively prioritizes and manages work activities according to study protocol
  • Consults with team 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 related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • One year of relevant experience.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Requires effective communication skills, both orally and in writing
  • May require experience with computer spreadsheets and database management
  • May require ability to understand and implement patient studies and protocols
  • Requires interpersonal skills necessary to coordinate research studies
  • Prefer ability to read, write and speak Spanish


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

5010

CA; CH

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