Research Coordinator III - Surgery - Core Research (90007726)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7087416 (Ref:9009-en_US)

Posted: October 19, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Office of Surgical Research within the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery is seeking a skilled Research Coordinator (Level III) to assume responsibilities of daily activities on research protocols which include screening, enrollment and monitoring of research participants in addition to ensuring accurate data collection, documentation, organization and safety of research participants.  This position may float between locations and the various divisions within the Department of Surgery.

Job Duties

•    Assists with protocol approval process and submission of regulatory documents as required by the protocol. Maintains records and regulatory documents. Assists the PI with regulatory affairs activities and the preparation, review, and submission of documents to the IRB. Keeps track of Protocol Amendments, Clarification letters and study updates and implement updates accordingly. 
•    Establishes and organizes study files, including regulatory binders, study-specific source documentation, and other materials. 
•    Interviews, screens, and consents patients for study; explains process and procedures to educate participants regarding the research study.
•    Collects patient information; processes documents and enters information into a database. Collects data as required by the protocol. Ensures timely completion of Case Report Forms and enters data into EDC. 
•    May collect, process, ship, and maintain paperwork for biological specimens according to procedures outlined in the study protocol. 
•    Maintains adequate inventory of study supplies. If handling investigational drugs/devices, follows the sponsor protocol and policies on Investigational Drug/Device Accountability. 
•    Coordinates appropriate and timely payments to participants following BCM and site affiliated policies and procedures. 
•    Performs billing reconciliation in EPIC when research procedures are paid by the study.  
•    Schedules research participants for tests and procedures such as laboratory tests, x-rays, and other studies specific to the research protocol. Attends surgical procedures.  
•    Retrieves and submits test results to the appropriate party. 
•    Ensures accurate data collection, responds to data queries, redacts and organizes documentation accordantly.  
•    Assists the Principal Investigator in the submission of event reports, including but not limited to Non-compliance, Adverse Events, and Unanticipated Problems.  
•    Attends investigator meetings as required or requested by the PI and/or Sponsor. 
•    Corresponds with IRB, Sponsor and Monitors.  
•    May train other research staff.
•    Corresponds with subjects through the timeline of the study.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree, previous experience in research preferred, work well independently, detailed with strong organizational skills, medical terminology, computer experience in Word, Excel, basic typing, problem solver, good verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Current certification (Certified Clinical Research Professional-CCRP, Certified Clinical Research Coordinator-CCRC) from a clinical research organization (SoCRA or ACRP).
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish is a plus but not required.  





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



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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Job posting number:#7087416 (Ref:9009-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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