Research Coordinator II - Genetic Diseases, Genetic Skeletal Disorders, Inborn Errors of Metabolism

Employer
Baylor College of Medicine
Location
Houston, Texas
Closing date
Jan 26, 2022

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Discipline
Life Sciences, Genetics
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Research Scientist, Other
Organization Type
Academia
Summary

The candidate will be responsible for working with patients directly, determining study eligibility, and screening. The Research Coordinator II duties will include: initiating and maintaining IRB protocols, clinical study execution, medical records review and data entry. This position requires candidates with attention to detail, the ability to multi-task, have good judgment and maintain organization.

Job Duties

  • Submits proposals to IRB.
  • Works with study participants, including:
    • Interviews, screens and recruits patients,
    • Conducts site initiation visits, interim monitoring visits and closes out studies,
    • Explains processes and procedures to educate participants regarding the respective research study.
  • Collects patient information; processes documents and enters information into database and/or specific study platform.
  • Collects, processes, ships and maintains paperwork for specimens according to study protocol procedures.
  • Schedules research patients for tests and procedures and additional study specific procedures related to study protocol.
  • Maintains records and regulatory documents and records for respective research studies.
  • Manages investigational site file and investigational drug accountability.
  • Works with IRB and study sponsor to coordinate, manages and completes required submissions, amendments and renewals.
  • Corresponds with patients throughout study.


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

  • Basic knowledge of clinical research.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to understand and implement patient studies and protocols.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to coordinate research activities.


Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.

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

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