Job Description

Extended Job Title
HSC Research Aide (Emergency)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Performs specialized work in conducting original research.  Work is performed under general supervision with evaluation based on accomplishment of assigned objectives and overall effectiveness of project.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Enrollment of study subjects.  As required by protocol, reviews consent forms with study subjects.  Reviews the required authorization to release medical information forms.  Performs routine spot checks of study consent forms
  • Conducts specific study activities delegated by investigators, research director, coordinator and sponsors.  Assists in preparing in-service training on study protocols and subject recruitment. Completes source documents and Case Report Forms (CFRs).  Performs data extraction from patient medical records
  • Assists with the development, approval and distribution of study related documents including Case Report Forms (CRFs), study protocols, study manuals and other other study tools.  Assist with in-house IC review of clinical trials
  • Assists in tracking and reporting on study progress including patient enrollment/screening data collection and adverse event documentation
  • Prepares questionnaires, consent and modification forms.  Coordinates closely with the Institutional Review Board.  Prepares and submits additional modification protocols; consent forms; surveys and any other attachments or revisions using the institution's electronic Internet Information Research System (iRIS)
  • Assists in maintaining and updating the Master Regulatory binder containing research related records and credentialing for the department, i.e., HIPAA, NIA, CITI records, financial disclosure forms and CVs
  • Assists in compiling data for quarterly and final reports to be presented to clinical trial sponsors; performs systemic and independent audits of trial related activities.  Prepares report findings to principal investigators and study personnel
  • Assists the research director, clinical research coordinator, or the department head in coordinating special projects associated with the Research Division
  • Assists in collecting study data to formulate research posters and attends sponsor annual meetings as needed
  • Assists in coordinating research division meetings and annual research events as needed
  • Performs other related duties

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
As assigned by Research Director, Coordinator, chair

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Experience in social, behavioral, medical or health services research preferred.  Experience in working with clinical trials or similar is preferred.  Experience in collecting data with surveys and obtaining consent is preferred.  Experience in handling biologic specimens is preferred.  

HSC - El Paso

Emergency Medicine Elp Genl

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV, Transcript

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
Skilled Technicians


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
  • Bachelor's degree in particular field of science of engineering

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

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