Works under the direction of an Investigator(s) with limited supervision, to coordinate research projects. This position primarily performs patient/participant coordination, however, may conduct data management in smaller departments on as needed basis. Provides supervision to a team engaged in the execution of multiple, complex research protocols.
Experience and Education
- Bachelor’s Degree in medical or science related field and five years of clinical research experience.
- May consider additional years of experience or advanced degree in lieu of education or experience, respectively. ACRP or SOCRA certification a plus.
- A Heart Saver for non-licensure or BLS for Licensure may be required based on research study protocols or affiliate location requirements.
- May perform some or all the following: Assists with the daily operations for the research unit, to include but not limited to staffing, protocol management, budgeting, and regulatory requirements.
- May assist in development of study design, implementation, and administration for new studies ensuring compliance with HRPP/IRB requirements, Federal/State regulations, and grant and/or contract parameters. Assists with monitoring and oversight of active clinical research protocols in accordance with internal policies, federal and state regulations, and University policies.
- Oversees and coordinates data collection and assures accuracy and timely submission to sponsors and/or external
- Oversees and coordinates the scheduling and efficient usage of research facilities.
- Performs research billing activities (including linking patient calendars) and oversees the financial status of the research protocols for the team
- Monitors patient safety by reviewing records and ensuring appropriate reporting per protocol and HRPP standards.
- Duties performed may include one or more of the following core functions:
- a) Directly interacting with or caring for patients;
- b) Directly interacting with or caring for human-subjects research participants;
- c) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing, or similarly affecting patient records (including patient financial records);
- d) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting human-subjects research records.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Work requires knowledge of basic and clinical research terminology, regulations, and procedures.
- Work requires strong computer skills (spreadsheets, databases, and interactive web-based software).
- Work requires ability to communicate effectively with various levels of internal and external contacts.
- Work requires ability to work with confidential information on daily basis
- Proactively works to maximize results of the team and organization
- Follows and understands the regulations for Protected Health Information (PHI)
- Work requires good communication skills.
- Work requires the ability to problem solve.
- Work is performed primarily in an office environment but may require periodic visits to clinical and off-site clinical areas for purpose of interviewing patients.
- May require local or out-of-state travel based on research study.
UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. As an equal opportunity employer, UT Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status.
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This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information. UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.