Clinical Research Coordinator, Lackland AFB (Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program)

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Updated: May 30, 2019
Job ID: 214826
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Location: San Antonio, TX, United States

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 HJF is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator to support the Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program (IDCRP) located at Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center in San Antonio, Texas. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to IDCRP. US Citizenship is required for this position.

Responsibilities are to perform clinical research and participant treatment in conjunction with one or more specified clinical research protocols for IDCRP and will be supervised by either Clinical Site Manager or designee.


  1. May serve as the lead CRC for at least one research protocol.
  2. Interviews patients for protocols and collects and analyzes appropriate data for recruitment purposes, determine patient commitment and obtains informed consent.
  3. Reviews new patient records and screens patients for eligibility for participating in research protocol.
  4. 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.
  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. Assists research team to identify problems in the research design or analysis methodology and trends in patient reactions to treatment.  
  7. Collects, organizes, catalogs, disseminates, and maintains appropriate files of current data.  
  8. Identifies clinically significant findings and results that warrant prompt action to the Principal Investigator and prepares UP/AE reports per protocol.
  9. Maintains weekly/monthly status reports on all patients.
  10. Acts as a liaison between patients and physicians and serves as a resource for the patients.  
  11. May prepare and upload site documents to the eIRB system.
  12. Prepares and maintains manual and computerized data in patient study books according to prescribed standards.
  13. Transcribes and resolves queries of data in case report forms (hardcopy or electronic) and prepares documents, under direction of project heads, reporting statistical analyses and descriptive data from patient's study books to be used in research reports.  
  14. Adheres to legal, professional and ethical codes with respect to confidentiality and privacy. Assures that protocol requirements are achieved within Good Clinical Practice.
  15. Assists with monitoring audits/visits for protocols.
  16. Travels to/from their assigned workplace to support protocols as needed.
  17. Must be able to obtain a Department of Defense Common Access Card.
  18. Schedules patients for appointments and visits.  
  19. Performs other duties as needed.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of procedures and techniques necessary for performing research tasks; ability to learn and become proficient in data acquisition and clinical responsibilities related to research protocols; 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/Training Requirements:  Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline preferred.

Minimum Experience:  0 to 2 years’ experience working with human subjects research protocols.

Physical Capabilities:  Long periods of sitting and standing; some bending, lifting, and walking; escorting patients and carrying light items; may encounter patients who are confused, agitated, or abusive.

Required Licenses, Certification or Registration:  Certified in basic cardiac life support required; certified as a Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC), Clinical Research Professional (CCRP), and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) preferred.

Work Environment:  Laboratory, office or clinical/hospital environment; possible evening and/or weekend hours.  If worksite requires work on a military base, a background investigation is necessary.

Background: US Citizenship is required. Eligibility to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC); eligibility to obtain and hold a Public Trust background.

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.  

HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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