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

at Henry M. Jackson Foundation

San Antonio, Texas

Join the HJF Team!

HJF is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator II (COVID-19) to support the Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program (IDCRP) located at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, TX. HJF provides scientific, technical, and programmatic support services to IDCRP. U.S. citizenship required.

The Clinical Research Coordinator primary responsibilities are to perform clinical research and patient treatment in conjunction with multiple specified clinical research protocols, including COVID-19 studies, for the Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program at Lackland AFB. They will be supervised by either a Clinical Site Manager or designee.

NOTE: As a U.S. Government contractor, all HJF employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Proof of vaccination or an approved religious or medical accommodation will be required.

Responsibilities:
  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. Phlebotomy preferred.

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 job takes place in a typical office setting.

Work Arrangement: 100% on-site.

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.

San Antonio, Texas

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. (HJF) is a global organization dedicated to advancing military medical research. We serve military, medical, academic and government clients by administering, managing and supporting preeminent scientific programs that benefit members of the armed forces and civilians alike.

The not-for-profit Foundation is authorized by Congress to support research at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) and throughout military medicine. Since its founding in 1983, HJF has served as a vital link between the military medical community and its federal and private partners. The Foundation’s support and administrative capabilities allow military medical researchers and clinicians to maintain their scientific focus and to accomplish their research goals effectively and efficiently.

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