Research Coordinator II - TCH Congenital Heart Service (90007403)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7079460 (Ref:7270-en_US)

Posted: June 4, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Responsible for daily operational conduct of clinical trials, clinical data registries and outcomes research in the Division of Congenital Heart Surgery at Texas Children's Hospital. Works closely with CHS faculty, staff and trainees to coordinate key research support functions such as screening/enrollment of study subjects, scheduling of study visits, collection of research data, and processing of research biospecimens. Serves as primary site contact for study sponsors and CROs. Anticipates and troubleshoots potential research impacts with escalation to leadership as appropriate.

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

  • Key responsibilities of the Research Coordinator II include:
    • Screening, eligibility review and enrollment of study subjects;
    • Obtaining and documenting research informed consent;
    • Study visit scheduling and coordination;
    • Medical record abstraction, electronic data capture, entry and reporting;                                                                                                                                                                               • Tracking and reporting of adverse events;
    • Ordering and maintenance of study supplies/equipment;
    • Research specimen collection, processing and transport;
    • Maintenance of study regulatory binders and patient research charts;
    • Preparation and coordination of regulatory submissions;
    • Coordination of external monitoring and auditing visits;
    • Under supervision, may assist with preparation of study budgets.

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

  • Excellent organizational and written/oral communication skills.  
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and commitments simultaneously.  
  • Ability to prioritize task completion to meet competing deadlines.

Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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