The Department of Otolaryngology is looking to hire a Research Coordinator II to act as lead coordinator in Dr. Sturgis' study, Throat and Other HPV-related Cancers in Men: Identifying Them Early (TRINITY). We are seeking an organized, and self-motivated Research Coordinator II who will be responsible for the daily research activities, which includes scheduling, screening, enrollment and monitoring of research volunteers.Job Duties
- Interviews, screens and recruits patients for study; explains process and procedures to educate volunteer regarding the TRINITY study.
- Maintains various systems for controlling protocol paper flow and conducts administrative services related to the support of research studies conducted in the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery.
- Interfaces closely with clinical staff, faculty, and research personnel to ensure timely and accurate collection of research data.
- Screens and enrolls patients to research protocols, including taking informed consent in accordance with federal regulations.
- Verifies and reviews patient eligibility criteria of potential subjects with study PI to ensure study subjects get enrolled in study.
- Conducts structured interviews with research subjects for protocol data collection.
- Coordinates patients' schedules with assistance of research and clinical personnel to ensure follow-up appointments according to protocol schedules.
- Ensures accurate longitudinal tracking of patients on all assigned studies.
- Follows patients on study and maintains knowledge of adverse events.
- Acts as liaison and resource for participants, physicians, and other personnel. Maintains contact with other institutions participating in studies and coordinates all of the data.
- Attends and prepares for weekly project meeting with Project Lead/Principal Investigator.
- Attends Departmental Staff Meetings when requested.
- Research Data Collection and Entry
- Extracts patient demographics, reports, medical history and other pertinent information from the medical record.
- Conducts primary data collection in accordance with protocols and manuals of procedures. Administer questionnaires, both in person and over the phone. Biologic specimen collection, including blood and oral rinse.
- Serves as backup for processing of biologic specimens.
- Performs data entry, maintains records, and organizes materials using designated forms and databases.
- Serves as a liaison with collaborative teams for project management and database needs.
- Ensures timely submission of regulatory and protocol requirements for human subject's research.
- Maintains records and schedules for the timely submission of reports.
- Prepares reports for sponsor or other governing bodies. Ensures database maintenance/accurate queries with the assistance and oversight of PI.
- Meets routinely with faculty to review, organize, and prepare research data toward the goal of scientific presentation and publication.
- Education Required: Bachelor's degree in a related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
- Experience Required: One year of relevant experience.
- Experience communicating with patients or research subjects in a medical environment and experience in coordinating and scheduling patients or research subjects. Previous regulatory experience is preferred.
- Previous regulatory experience or experience as a research coordinator is preferred.
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.