Clinical Research Coordinator II (COVID-19) - Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program

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HJF is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator II (COVID-19) to support theInfectious Disease Clinical Research Program (IDCRP)located at Brooke Army Medical Centerin Fort Sam Houston, TX. HJF provides scientific, technical, and programmatic support services to IDCRP. U.S. citizenship required for this position.

The Clinical Research Coordinator will perform clinical research and patient treatment in conjunction with one or more specified clinical research protocols, to include COVID-19 studies. They will be supervised by either a Clinical Site Manager or designee.

  1. Reviews new patient records and screens patients for eligibility in participation of research protocol. Interviews patients for protocols and collects and analyzes appropriate data for recruitment purposes, determine patient commitment and obtains informed consent. Educates patients about the research protocol, their roles in the protocols, and any other vital information.
  2. Collects, organizes, catalogs, disseminates, and maintains appropriate files of current data. Maintains weekly/monthly status reports on all patients.
  3. Assists to administer appropriate drugs/devices/infusions to patients as specified in protocols. When applicable and training requirements are met, draws blood, and obtains other specimens as specified in protocols.
  4. Acts as a liaison between patients and physicians and serves as a resource for the patients.
  5. Educates patients about the research protocol, their roles in the protocols, and any other vital information and acts as a research case manager for the patients where appropriate.
  6. Transcribes and resolves queries of data in case report forms (hardcopy or electronic) and prepares documents, under direction of project heads.
  7. Adheres to legal, professional and ethical codes with respect to confidentiality and privacy. Assures that protocol requirements are achieved within Good Clinical Practices.
  8. Schedules patients for appointments and visits. Assists with monitoring audits/visits for protocols. Travels from their assigned workplace to support protocols at other sites as needed.
  9. May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Knowledge of federal and local regulations and policies pertinent to research involving human subjects; excellent interpersonal and computer skills; ability to communicate effectively and to work with individuals of all levels.

Minimum Education:Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline required for this position.

Minimum Experience/ Training Requirements:Minimum of 3-5 years of experience required for this position.

Work Environment:This position takes place in a typical office setting.

Background/Security: U.S. citizenship required. Eligibility to obtain and maintain a Tier I investigation/Public Trust.

Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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