Full-time research coordinator position in the Texas Children’s Hospital (TCH)/Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) Psychology Section. The Research Coordinator II will be involved with a research project funded by the National Cancer Institute examining patient-reported and cognitive outcomes for the Survivorship and Access to Care for Latinos to Understand and Address Disparities (SALUD) Study. The Research Coordinator II will coordinate day to day activities of a clinical research protocol and will ensure accurate data collection, documentation, and management.
Coordinates day to day activities of research protocols which include screening, enrollment, and monitoring of research participants. Ensures accurate data collection, documentation, organization and safety of research participants.
The focus of this research is on patient-reported and cognitive outcomes during and after treatment for pediatric cancer. The study population includes children and adults who have received or are currently receiving treatment for cancer.
The successful candidate will work with the principal investigator to conduct a clinical research study and will coordinate a multi-site, longitudinal observational study. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
Manages all aspects of study implementation (e.g., scheduling study visits, obtaining informed consent, administering participant incentives).
Determines eligibility and recruits patients for research participation.
Conducts assessment procedures required by study protocols, which includes administering patient-reported outcomes measures to patients, scoring assessment measures, and assisting in interpreting the results.
Assists with training and overseeing activities of new staff and trainees.
Conducts medical chart abstractions.
Manages patient research files.
Coordinates data collection at participating sites.
Develops and maintains databases in RedCap, Microsoft Excel, and statistical software packages (i.e., SPSS).
Prepares documentation necessary to obtain initial and continued approval for specific research protocols.
Completes all required training modules related to the Responsible Conduct of Research (e.g., CITI Program training).
The successful candidate will perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in a related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
One year of relevant experience.
Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or a related field or Master’s-level training in psychological/cognitive testing. (Master’s degree is preferred, not required).
One year of relevant research experience in addition to educational requirements.
Bilingual in English and Spanish.
Previous experience interacting with children and families in a medical setting is required.
Must be highly organized and able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Prior experience with Microsoft Excel and SPSS is required.
Ability to understand and implement patient studies/protocols is required.
Respectful, patient-centered interactions with participants, medical providers, and staff are expected at all times.
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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