The Office of Surgical Research within the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery is looking for a skilled Research Coordinator I who will work on all aspects (recruitment, data collection, and biospecimen processing) of clinical projects in Breast Cancer research under direction of the principal investigator (PI), study team and relevant departmental leadership. The Research Coordinator I will support the PI to facilitate clinical trial activities and accrual working with BCM staff across multiple teams (i.e.; Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center) to ensure that breast center trials increase in number and patient accrual.
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.
Interviews, screens, 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 following appropriate on the job training.
Collects, processes, ships, and maintains paperwork for blood and/or biological specimens according to procedures outlined in study protocol.
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.
Maintains and organizes inventory of study supplies and equipment.
Education Required: High School diploma or GED.
Experience Required: Three years of relevant experience.
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