Clinical Research Coordinator

Updated: 27 days ago
Location: Bryan, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Clinical Research Coordinator

Agency

Texas A&M University Health Science Center

Department

Primary Care & Population Health

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Bryan, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .”

Who we are

As one of the fastest-growing academic health centers in the nation, the Texas A&M University Health Science Center encompasses five colleges and numerous centers and institutes working together to improve health through transformative education, innovative research and team-based health care delivery.

What we want

The Health Science Center (HSC) is looking for a Clinical Research Coordinator to serve as a member of the Primary Care & Rural Health team. We desire an individual who subscribes to and supports our commitment as stated above. The successful applicant will bring an expert level of clinical research experience to the position and understand the demands of supporting executives in a fast-paced environment. This person must be professional, enjoy working in a high-volume environment and be able to apply strong organizational skills while being flexible in their daily routine. The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability as stated above. If the description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.



What you need to know

Salary: Compensation will be commensurate to selected hire’s experience.

Special Note: A cover letter and resume are strongly recommended. You may upload them on the application under the CV/Resume section.


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or equivalent combination of education and experience (such as an LVN, plus 2 years’ experience)

  • Two years of related experience in clinical environment/ research

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Bilingual English and Spanish

  • Knowledge of general nursing procedures

  • Interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to plan and organize effectively

  • Knowledge of HIPAA guidelines

  • General understanding of electronic medical record systems

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others

  • Phlebotomy trained

Required Licenses and Certifications:

  • Current Licensed Nurse in State of Texas in good standing.

  • Current CPR Certification

Preferred Experience:

  • 2 or more years of clinical care and/or human research

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Familiarity with electronic medical records

  • Knowledge of research project administration

Preferred Licenses and Certifications:

  • Texas Vaccines for Children course completion

  • Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program) IRB Biomed Basic Course

Responsibilities:

  • Research Study Management - Manages subjects (and their blood work) involved in research projects, coordinates personnel, facilities, and subject recruitment for multiple projects. Implements, manages, and analyzes study protocols. Conducts interviews with study participants to assess their suitability for a study and to monitor their progress during the study. Tracks information about study participants including vital signs, results of diagnostic tests, and symptoms of illness. Teaches participants about the study procedures and how to use study devices or medications. Schedules appointments for participants with study physicians or other healthcare professionals as needed

  • Lab/Clinic Support - Completes lab requests; distributes lab results to physician. Obtains clinical reports from affiliated organizations. Screens calls for provider, responds to messages from patients and other callers, calls in refills and administers injections as ordered to assist the provider. Assures cleanliness and prevention of spread of infection in patient care areas, clean exam and treatment rooms, exam table, countertops, and doorknobs, as needed. Gathers, sets up and assists provider in performing variety of patient procedures to maximize patient outcome.

  • Research Participant Care - Provide patient care activities daily: transfer patients from reception to patient care areas, measure vital signs, assesses patients, organize, and adjusts physician schedule to meet patient needs, dispense medications, document testing and results in medical records, and document all nursing activities in the electronic medical record. Interview patients to assess changes and update health information in the electronic medical record. Assist the physician in maintaining electronic medical record.

  • Inventory Management - Checks stock medication supplies daily, orders medial and pharmacy supplies as needed; maintains inventories and records pertinent to medical supplies, medications, and drugs in accordance with the policies and procedures for the practice. Assists in the organization and upkeep of central nurse’s station.

  • Quality Assurance - Collaborates with other members of the research team during the analysis phase. Designs and implements appropriate Quality Control and Quality Assurance processes, clinical data gathering, interpretation, and analysis. Performs other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


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