Job Description

Extended Job Title
Clinical Research Coor

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
513001 - Pedi Administration Lbk Genl

Position Description
Coordinates daily operations of clinical research studies in assigned department(s). This includes but is not limited to overall clinic conduct, marketing, and data management of all clinical research activities in assigned department(s). Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include training new employees; assisting with planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and dangerous bodily fluids. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Approximately 5-15% travel (often long-distance) is required.

Requisition ID

Travel Required

Major/Essential Functions
  • Assists with consenting new patients to COG - work with doctor(s) to see which protocol best fits patient, verify protocol is open, print all consent forms for physician to have signed; distribute copies to patient's family, hospital and research notebook, print out road maps and treatment schematic and distribute to doctors, nurse,parents and hospital as appropriate.
  • Register new patients on COG website- after patient has been consented and meets eligibility criteria per treating physician.
  • Send specimens for Biology studies; follow proper procedures for sending specimens, send copies of necessary protocol documents to pathology and lab to expedite collection of specimens per protocol.
  • Review protocol availability: Open protocols (available to register patients), closed to accrual (no patients that need to be followed), completed (final data analysis is done), pending(protocol to be opened) and drafts.
  • Submit report to IRB(amendments, continuing reviews, adverse events, personnel changes, opening and closing protocols, study design assessment, temporary closures, patient/family letters, action
    letters, permanent study closure, safety reports, emergency memos for the sponsors, adverse event spreadsheets and IRB stipulations) as backup to lead coordinator, submit data and reports to COG as appropriate, submit reports to CTSU as appropriate and directed by lead CRA.
  • Keep all research notebooks up to date. Make sure recent clinic visits and hospital stays are in notebooks. Work with Covenant and Joe Arrington Cancer Center personnel to collect required info on all visits (expected and unexpected).
  • Assist physician with documentation.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location

HSC - Lubbock

Pedi Administration Lbk Genl

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Professional/Personal References, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Clinical Research Professional

Occasional Duties
  • Other duties as assigned by your supervisor. 


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Healthcare related training with current licensure/certification in their field .OR Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with a major in the area of research being conducted. 
Certified Clinical Research Professional as defined by The Society of Clinical Research Associates or Certified Clinical Research Coordinator as defined by the Association of Clinical Research Professionals. 
Ability to obtain certification as a Clinical Research Professional/Coordinator within two years from date of hire or upon eligibility.

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