Clinical Research Coordinator II - Community Clinics
Company: UT Health
Location: Texas City
Posted on: November 17, 2022
Clinical Research Coordinator II - Community ClinicsLocation:
Texas Medical Center-Houston, TexasHotCategory: ResearchUTHealth
School of Public HealthRequisition #: 220002R4What we do here
changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas resource for
healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and
excellence in patient care. Thats where you come in.We are looking
for a Full-Time Research Coordinator to work with the Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Colorectal Cancer Control
Program as part of the UTHealth School of Public Health in Houston,
TX 77030. In this position, you would have the opportunity to
significantly impact clinic processes for quality assurance, work
with underserved populations to improve their colorectal cancer
screening rates, and contribute to the academic field of behavioral
sciences. We are looking for an individual with experience working
with clinical stakeholders and community clinics.Once you join us,
you wont want to leave. Its because we reward our team for the
excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes
the benefits youd expect from a top healthcare organization
(benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:
- Medical premiums are 100% paid for by the university.
- Above average time off (14 holidays, preventative leave days,
and vacation time. Additionally, you accrue sick leave all of which
equates to 37-38 days per year).
- Additional paid time off with tenure the longer you stay, the
more vacation youll accrue!
- Longevity pay after two years of service, which increases every
five yearsWe take care of our employees! We offer work/life
services such as...
- Free financial and legal counseling
- Free mental health counseling services
- Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs
- Other employee discounts, including entertainment, car rentals,
cell phones, etc.
- Resources for child and elder care
- Plus many more!Position Summary:The Research Coordinator II
will be responsible for a 5-year Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC) Colorectal Cancer Control Program (CRCCP) grant.
Through a collaborative approach, the budget seeks to increase
colorectal cancer screening (CRCS) through the adoption,
implementation, and sustainability of evidence-based interventions,
i.e., client reminders, provider reminders, reduction of structural
barriers, and provider assessment and feedback at Federally
Qualified Health Centers in the Texas Gulf Coast and East Texas
(FQHC). Under the supervision of the Principle Investigator and
Co-Investigators, the Research Coordinator II will assist with the
day-to-day administrative project management and may provide
scientific direction for research projects of considerable scope
and complexity.Position Key Accountabilities:
- Provides day-to-day project management coordination for
research projects to include personnel, facilities, and supplies in
support of research project desired outcomes, budgets, and
- Secure and maintain partnerships with FQHCs, CBOs, and
sub-contractors. Drafts MOUs or contracts with organizations.
- Ensure clinic readiness assessments are completed and
implementation plans are developed promptly and submitted to the
- Assist FQHCs in the implementation mapping and implementation
of EBIs and connection to follow-up testing as appropriate.
- Assists in preparing progress reports and grant proposals to
private foundations and governmental agencies; works closely with
the Sponsored Projects Administration on the submission of
- 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 preparing budget drafts for departmental
- Prepares annual progress reports and applications for various
committees and ensures that all staff has received the proper
training/attended the appropriate training courses.
- Maintains confidential records of collected data and ensures
accuracy and integrity of data. Data may include patient data and
departmental programmatic data.
- Prepares draft reports and communications for the departmental
- Interacts with state, federal, and private agency
representatives regarding proposals and funded projects.
- Provides work administrative direction and guidance to
administrative staff personnel within the department.
- May review contracts and develop training.
- Other duties as assigned.Certification/Skills:
- Six Sigma Black belt or Project Management certification
- Bachelors degree required. May substitute required education
with equivalent years of additional experience beyond the minimum
experience requirement.Minimum Experience:
- Two years of relevant experience. May substitute required
experience with equivalent years of education beyond the minimum
- Knowledge of colorectal cancer screening and evidence-based
interventions is preferred, but not required.
- previous experience working in a clinical setting is
required.Physical Requirements: Exerts up to 20 pounds of force
occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible
amount constantly to move objects.Security Sensitive: This job
class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby
subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code 51.215If you are
looking for a great healthcare career in Houston,
visithttp://go.uth.edu/careers!University of Texas Health Science
Center at Houston (UTHealth)Established in 1972 by The University
of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health
Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houstons Health University
and Texas resource for health care education, innovation,
scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most
comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S.
Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical
informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public
health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School.
UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric
Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT
Dentists and UT Health Services. The universitys primary teaching
hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Childrens
Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson
Hospital.UTHealth BenefitsUTHealth offers a comprehensive and
competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits
programs please refer to the UTHealth Office of Benefits
Employment Opportunity StatementUTHealth is committed to providing
equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national
origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or
expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or
university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or
religious observances, will be considered in accordance with
applicable law and UTHealth policy. The University maintains
affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities,
individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance
with applicable law.UTHealth has adopted a policy consistent with
CMS regulations to protect our patients and university community
from exposure to COVID-19. This policy affects all employees,
residents, fellows, students, contractors, new hires, visiting
scholars program participants, adjunct faculty, and volunteers who
work, train, or collaborate at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Science
Center.In addition, all UTHealth employees who are assigned to work
at a location that is subject to the affiliated partners hospital,
clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealths
rules and regulations, as well as the affiliates rules and
regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety
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