Coordinates day to day activities of the Genetics for Diabetes in Diverse Children study at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital (lead site) and communicates with other sites in this multicenter study. Responsibilities including screening, enrolling, and conducting follow-up with research participants; conducting and monitoring data collection and data quality; evaluating effectiveness of various recruitment strategies; communicating with other study sites; and performing all study related activities in accordance with IRB guidelines and ethical practices.Job Duties
- Uses research functions within the electronic medical record (Epic) to effectively identify potential participants.
- Explains all study processes and procedures to potential participants, as well as risks and benefits of participation. This may require speaking Spanish or using a translator.
- Enrolls and Supports families with study registration by phone, email, in clinic and/or during live enrollments events. This may require working non-traditional hours, such as evenings and/or weekends. It may also require travel to Texas Children's Hospital Health Centers (e.g., West Campus, The Woodlands, etc.).
- Collects blood sample for genetic and other analysis on children and adolescents or escorts them to the lab.
- Corresponds with participants as needed throughout the study to answer questions, resolve problems, and provide support with the return of genetic findings.
- Orders supplies for the study.
- Schedules follow-up appointments.
- Collects blood sample for analysis on children and adolescents or escorts
- High School diploma or GED.
- Three years of relevant experience.
- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
- Bilingual English and Spanish.
- Prior experience with computer spreadsheets and database management.
- Experience with electronic health records
- Experience with marketing via social media but not required.
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.