Research Coordinator II (Neurology - Stroke/CCTS)
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Requisition #: 190002ID
Coordinates and assists with the day to day administrative study management and conducts research projects and related activities as assigned by a Primary Investigator and Clinical Research Director. May be assigned multiple protocols.
Neurology - Stroke/CCTS
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Position Key Accountabilities:
May perform some or all of the following:
Recruits and screens patients, collects specimens as necessary for research project and in accord with research protocols
Perform research or educate and develop local research staff and investigators
Will be involved setting of a research network, under the direction of a Project Manager,
Acts as resource for IT to create multi-site database.
Enrolls suitable candidates; ensuring all necessary documentation is collected and processed. Provides basic background and education to participants regarding the research project, and potential risks or benefits of participation.
Inputs data and maintains research databases and related records needed for research.
Schedules follow-up visits and maintains contact with patients, patients’ families, department and research staff and stakeholders.
Distributes research information to faculty, research staff, principle investigator, and others as requested
Assists with the day-to-day management and coordination of research projects to include personnel, facilities, supplies in support of research project desired outcomes and timelines.
Assists in the preparation of progress reports and grant proposals to both private foundations and governmental agencies; works closely with the Office of Sponsored Projects on the submission of grants
Assists with the preparation of budgets, initiates re-budgeting requests based on needs of research staff, and authorizes expenditures for multiple projects. Attends research-planning meetings to assist in the preparation of budget drafts for departmental leadership approval.
Prepares annual progress reports and applications for various committees and ensures that all staff has received the proper training/attended the appropriate training courses.
Prepares draft reports and communications for the departmental program/division leadership.
Interacts with representatives from state, federal, and private agencies regarding proposals and funded projects.
Provides work administrative direction and guidance to administrative staff personnel within department.
May review contracts and develop training
Performs other duties as assigned.Must have well rounded research experience.
Obtain Human subjects certification within 2 weeks of employment. Excellent communication skills both written and verbal. Working knowledge of MS Office.
Prefer: Graduation from an accredited BS program, & th ree years of related experience. Prefer Bilingual Spanish/English.
Bachelor’s degree required.
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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