Research Coordinator III
The Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Section is seeking an experienced Research Coordinator.
Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition physicians treat children suffering from intestinal, liver, pancreatic and nutritional disorders. This Baylor/Texas Children's program is one of the largest and busiest in the United States. This position will manage patient recruitment and follow-up for recently activated and ongoing clinical studies in children with various gastrointestinal and liver diseases. These would include treatment trials and longitudinal follow-up studies, some of which are sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The coordinator will ensure patient confidentiality and safety, accurate data collection, documentation, and organization of day-to-day activities for these studies. The coordinator may have opportunities to contribute to manuscripts and other liver-related clinical research projects. This position is part of a team of research coordinators in the section who work collaboratively to ensure successful execution of a broad portfolio of clinical research endeavors in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.
• Recruiting, screening, educating, and assisting potential study enrollees and their families throughout the length of the study.
• Obtaining informed consent.
• Scheduling research subjects' appointments for tests and procedures.
• Responsibly handling and shipping biospecimens.
• Retrieving and submitting test results to appropriate party or data coordinating center.
• Entering study data from patients, families, and medical records into a computerized database and/or on a case report form.
• Performing regulatory work including drafting, submitting, and amending new or ongoing research protocols for Institutional Review Board review.
• Ensuring compliance with NIH and IRB regulations.
• Maintaining records and regulatory documents.
• Working effectively with a team of research coordinator to ensure appropriate and high-quality cross-coverage of different protocols.
• Participating in weekly project meetings.
• Helping to meet study timelines as determined by the PI.
- Bachelor's degree in a related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
- Two years of relevant experience.
- Fluent in Spanish
- Previous regulatory experience
- Experience using EPIC database for patient care records.
- Must be able to multi-task and meet timeline goals.
- Most important qualifications are good interpersonal skills, high attention to detail, team-goal oriented, ability to stay well organized, and ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with study subjects, research personnel and caregivers.
- Must be computer literate and have experience using Microsoft
Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.