Sr. Clinical Studies Coordinator

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The primary purpose of the Senior Coordinator, Clinical Studies is to provide day-to-day management and oversight of protocol compliance, patient care, and issues related to the coordination of clinical trials. Additionally, effective operations of designated protocols include the development and resolution of issues in collaboration with the principal investigator. Trains, and mentors incoming and existing staff in study coordination to include training and guidance of policies and procedures that are related to the conduct of clinical trials. Assists with the writing and implementation of standard operating procedures, study start-up activities, and internal site initiation visits related to pediatric-patient care clinical research activities. Performs quality assurance reviews to monitor compliance and verify data accuracy. Assists with supervisory functions as assigned, including the review of informed consent documents.

JOB-SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

  • Coordinate, evaluate, and follow patient progress while on studies maintaining knowledge of adverse events, protocol-related labs and research tests, and protocol responses. Collaborate with the multidisciplinary team as necessary to achieve the objectives of the trial.
  • Collaborate with physicians, advanced practice providers, research nurses, and data managers to assure appropriate documentation of patient care and obtain the necessary information required by the protocol.
  • Screen patients for protocol eligibility through personal interviews and/or medical record review in inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Perform protocol-specific duties under the direct supervision of protocol PI, research nurses manager/supervisor as needed or appropriate.
  • Obtain informed consent for non-treatment studies and assist in obtaining informed consent for treatment studies by discussing the study requirements and answering any study-specific questions for the patient and family.
  • Screen study patients for and report adverse events as required per the trial sponsor.
  • Ensure that patients are scheduled for research-required tests and appointments by reviewing electronic health records and coordinating with schedules as needed.
  • Complete the clinical content template for new submission of protocols or protocol amendments. That includes changes to the treatment plan including required tests.
  • Ensures that data and regulatory documents are complete for audits and monitoring per standard operating procedures visits.
  • Conducts quality assurance data reviews to evaluate protocol compliance and data accuracy as assigned.
  • Communicates with clinical staff to ensure protocol patient safety and protocol compliance.
  • Enters data and maintains management reports on the databases for various research purposes.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Health Sciences.
  • Preferred Education: Master’s Level Degree or Ph.D. in Health Sciences.

Preferred Certification:

  • Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) or Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP)

Experience:

  • Five years of experience in the area of research study or direct patient care obtained from nursing, data gathering, or related field. May substitute the required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one-to-one basis. With the preferred degree, three years of the required experience.

Onsite Presence: Is Required for the 3 month training period then will move to a hybrid schedule

  • Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm
  • 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030
  • Pediatrics Department

Medasource provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Benefits & Perks:

Medasource offers competitive medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Dependent Care FSA, and supplemental coverage with plans that can fit each employee’s needs. We offer a 401k plan that includes a company match and is fully vested after you become eligible, paid time off, sick time, and paid company holidays. We also offer an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that provides services like virtual counseling, financial services, legal services, life coaching, etc.

Pay Disclaimer:

The pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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