Research Coordinator II (Movement Disorder)
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Requisition #: 190002QW
Assists with the day-to-day administrative project management and may provide scientific direction for research projects of considerable scope and complexity.
Neurology - (Movement Disorder)
Position Key Accountabilities:
Provides day to day project management and coordination for a multicenter clinical trial and other research studies to include personnel, facilities, supplies in support of research project desired outcomes, budgets, and timeliness.
Assists in the preparation of progress reports, grant proposals, and other research-related documents
May provide direction/recommendations by identifying opportunities to enhance, re-terminate, or re-direct resources across various research projects to ensure timely completion of project guidelines.
Prepares or assists in the preparation of IRB submissions, protocol-related documents (consent forms, case report forms, etc.), and budgets, initiates re-budgeting requests based on needs of research staff, and organizes expenditures for multiple projects. Attends research planning meetings to prepare budget drafts for departmental leadership approval.
Organizes study budget and pays invoices
Prepares progress reports and applications for various committees and ensures that all staff has received the proper training/attended the appropriate training courses.
Maintains confidential records of collected data, ensures accuracy and integrity of data. Data may include patient data and departmental programmatic data.
Prepares draft reports and communications for the departmental program/division leadership.
Interacts with representatives from the funding agencies regarding proposals and funded projects.
Provides work administrative direction and guidance to research and/or administrative staff personnel within department.
Consents and enrolls study patients
Collects data from study patients
Performs data entry and cleans databases for statistical analyses.
Knowledge and understanding of general medical terminology; clinical methods, procedures, and applications.
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal. Must be comfortable and effective in communicating with potential study participants from a diverse population.
Proficient and confident with Microsoft Office including Word and Excel.
Experience with coordinating and organizing multicenter trials
Experience with patient consenting and collecting data
Experience with IRB submissions and preparation of protocol related documents
Knowledge and understanding of the principals of good clinical practices including ethical issues, patient rights, regulations and guidelines for clinical research.
Proficient with performing general office procedures and the ability to apply these in scheduling patients and adhering to established procedures.
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
Working knowledge of MS Office.
Bachelor’s degree required. Equivalent level of education and/or experience may substitute for education requirement.
Two years of relevant experience. May substitute required experience with equivalent years of education beyond the minimum education requirement.
Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.
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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Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.
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