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Research Coordinator I - Surgery (medical Center)

  • Houston Methodist
  • Houston, TX, United States
  • May 13, 2019

Job Description

Houston Methodist Specialty Physician Group
Houston, TX 77030

Category: Professional

Job Type: Full-Time
Posted Date: May 10, 2019
Work Shift: DAY
Work Week: M - F

Job Summary
Assesses and qualifies patients for research study, collects patient data pertaining to study and enters into established system.
Select the applicable age group(s) of primary customers/patients served by this position.

¿ Not applicable
¿ Neonate (Birth to 28 days)
¿ Infants/Toddlers (29 days to 18 months)
¿ Toddler (18 months to 3 years)
¿ Preschooler (3-6 years)
¿ School Age (6-12 years)
¿ Adolescence (12-18 years)
¿ Young Adult (19-40 Years)
¿ Middle Adult (40-65 Years)
¿ Mature Adult (65 years and older)


I.Provide personalized care and service by consistently demonstrating our I CARE values:

INTEGRITY: We are honest and ethical in all we say and do.
COMPASSION: We embrace the whole person including emotional, ethical, physical, and spiritual needs.
ACCOUNTABILITY: We hold ourselves accountable for all our actions.
RESPECT: We treat every individual as a person of worth, dignity, and value.
EXCELLENCE: We strive to be the best at what we do and a model for others to emulate.

II.Focuses on patient/customer safety
III.Delivers personalized service using HM Service Standards
IV.Provides for exceptional patient/customer experiences by following our Standards of Practice of always using Positive Language (AIDET, Managing Up, Key Words)
V.Intentionally rounds with patients/customers to ensure their needs are being met
VI.Involves patients (customers) in shift/handoff reports by enabling their participation in their plan of care as applicable to the given job

Duties and Responsibilities are cross-referenced to Houston Methodist¿s Pillars of Excellence and will be transferred to the Performance Evaluation. Please include estimated % weighting for each Pillar.

1.Under the direction of superiors, conduct screening and interviews to evaluate patient eligibility in study.
2.Respond promptly and accurately to customer complaints, inquiries, and requests for information and coordinate appropriate follow-up calls and/or appointments.

1.Schedule research subject appointments for tests and procedures, such as laboratory tests, x-rays, and other studies specific for the research protocol.

1.Maintains records for clinical study and regulatory documents.
2.Under the direction of Research Nurse/Clinical Trial Manager/Physician, capture and report Adverse Events (A/E) or Serious Adverse Events (SAE) to necessary regulatory authorities.
3.Assist Administration with research records and regulatory maintenance.

1.Compile patient information, process, document and enter accurate information in Source Documents, Case Report Forms, Electronic Data Capture portals and Clinical Trial Management System following established procedures.
2.Maintains inventory of supplies necessary for the study.

1.Maintain working knowledge of the research process and in the conduct of IRB approved research protocols. Follows ICH/GCP guidelines.

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; the employee will also perform other reasonably related business/job duties as assigned. Houston Methodist reserves the right to revise job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.

Associates¿ degree . Bachelor¿s degree preferred.

No experience required. Data entry experience preferred.

CCRC or CCRP preferred.

¿Time management skills
¿Ability to understand and implement protocols
¿Experience with computer database management
¿Knowledge of Microsoft Office
¿Sufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting patient or employee safety or security.
¿Ability to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, family members and co-workers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive language principles.

Activity Checklist attached (see below)

Patient care unit conditions
Universal precautions required
Significant potential for exposure to latex

Equal Employment Opportunity
Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.
VEVRAA Federal Contractor - priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

Company Profile
Since its founding in 1919, Houston Methodist Hospital has earned worldwide recognition. Houston Methodist Hospital is affiliated with the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, one of the nation's leading centers for medical education and research. Houston Methodistis consistently ranked in U.S. News & World Report's ""Best Hospital"" list and was recently named the number one hospital in Texas. FORTUNE magazine has placed Houston Methodist on its annual list of ""100 Best Companies To Work For"" since 2006. Houston Methodist Hospital directs millions of research dollars into patient care and offers the latest innovations in medical, surgical and diagnostic techniques. With 1,119 licensed beds, 67 operating rooms and over 6,000 employees, Houston Methodist offers complete care for patients from around the world.

Company Description:

At Houston Methodist, we take our responsibility as the region’s premier health care system seriously.

With a national reputation for excellence in patient care, education and research, we hold ourselves — and the careers we build — to a higher standard. We invite you to find your place among the best of the best, and to stand with us in earning the trust of millions of people across the Houston Metro area every day.

Houston Methodist is comprised of a nationally recognized academic medical center and six community hospitals with a history of health care innovation. For the tenth straight year we have been named to FORTUNE’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” and have also been ranked the no.1 hospital in Texas by U.S. News & World Report.

Discover the difference for yourself and join Houston Methodist.