Research Coordinator II



Summary

The Department of Neurology and the Parkinson's Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic provide educational programs to residents and fellows, medical students and practicing Neurologists; support research in Neurological disorders; offer the highest quality, and state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. We invite you to learn more about our nationally and internationally recognized physicians and our cutting-edge research. We are seeking a qualified candidate for a full-time Research Coordinator II. This position will function in the clinical research section of the Department of Neurology Parkinson's Disease Clinic Center and Movement Disorders Clinic. The Research Coordinator II will function in a capacity in which they manage, coordinate, and facilitate clinical research trials throughout their duration. Learn more about the Department of Neurology Parkinson's Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic by using the below link: www.Jankovic.org

This position is located at Baylor College of Medicine McNair Campus, in the Texas Medical Center.

Job Purpose

Research Coordination for multiple clinical trials, under the supervision of PI and Clinical Research Manager.

Job Duties
  • Handles interviewing, screening and recruiting patients, site initiation visits, interim monitoring visits and close-out studies, explaining processes and procedures to educate the participants regarding the respective research study. (40%)
  • Schedules research participants for tests and procedures such as laboratory tests, x-rays, and other studies specific for the research protocol. (10%)
  • Collects, processes, ship, and maintain paperwork for blood and/or biological specimens according to procedures outlined in study protocol. (10%)
  • Maintains records and regulatory documents and records for respective research studies to ensure compliance with FDA and other governing entities. (10%)
  • Manages investigational drug accountability. (5%)
  • Collects patient information; processes documents and enters information into a database. May perform Venipuncture (blood draws), EKGs/ECGs and obtain vital signs on study participants. (10%)
  • Assists with the required submissions, amendments and renewals to the IRB. (5%)
  • Orders research supplies and equipment. (2%)
  • Maintains investigational drug dispensing accountability and shipping logs according to protocol guidelines. (3%)


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
  • Knowledge of Research processes a must.
  • Basic knowledge of Clinical Research.
  • Effective communication skills, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to understand and implement patient studies and protocols.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to coordinate research studies.


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

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