UT Health Psychometrician/Research Assistant/Clinical Trial Coordinator - Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Psychometrician/Research Assistant/Clinical Trial Coordinator - Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Requisition #: 210001VR
UTHealth Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Department is hiring a Research Assistant/Clinical Trial Coordinator to join their team. In this position the RA will be working with half-time on administrative duties with protocols, IRBs, etc and half-time with clinical work. Experience with Psychometrics preferred.
Under close direction of senior research staff, conducts activities to support research projects.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Under close supervision, conducts research activities according to research protocol. Research activities may include some or all of the following: patient recruiting and screening, traditional laboratory experiments and activities, informatics, field interviewer recruiting, screening and training and/or animal laboratories.
May maintain clean laboratory equipment and/or work area to ensure a safe and efficient work environment.
Collects, evaluates, and interprets research data to provide needed information to principal investigators and other researchers. Updates notebooks, records, and databases as needed.
Stays abreast of new and updated protocols for research department.
Orders laboratory and/or other supplies as directed by senior research staff.
As needed, may coordinate the work of laboratory technicians and assistants to ensure efficient, timely and high quality results.
Complies with all governmental and University policies, rules, regulations, and codes.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Participate in the informed consent process of study subjects
Coordinate protocol related research procedures, study visits, and follow-up care
Screen, recruit and enroll patients/research participants, schedule subject visits and procedures
Manage essential regulatory documents
Submit documents to regulatory authorities (e.g. IRB, FDA, etc.) and/or review/monitoring boards (ie, DSMB, independent safety officer)
Facilitate pre-study, site qualification, study initiation, and monitoring visit, and study close out activities
Retain records/archive documents after study close out
General knowledge of research fields.
Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience in lieu of education.
No years of experience.
Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds constantly and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.
This position may include work involving potentially hazardous chemical, biological or radioactive agents.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
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