Job Description

Extended Job Title
HSC Research Aide

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
1.  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.
2.  Conducts specific study activities delegated by investigators, research director, coordinator and sponsors. Assists in preparing in-services training on study protocols and subject recruitment.  Completes source documents and Case Report Forms (CRFs).  Performs data extraction from patient medical records.
3.  Assists with the development, approval, and distribution of study related documents including Case Report Forms (CFRs), study protocols, study manuals, and other study tools.   Assists with in-house IC review of clinical trials.
4.  Assists in tracking and reporting on study progress including patient enrollment/screening data collection, and adverse event documentation. 
5.  Prepares questionnaires, consent forms 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 institutions electronic internet Information Research System (iRIS). 
6.  Assists in maintaining and updating the Master Regulatory binder containing research related records and credentialing for the department, i.e., HIPAA, NIH, CITI records, financial disclosure forms and CVs. 
7.   Assists in compiling data for quarterly an final reports to be presented to clinical trials sponsors; perform systemic and independent audits of trial related activities.   Prepares report findings to principal investigators and study personnel.  
8.   Assists the department head or administrator in coordinating special projects associated with the Research Division.  
9.    Assists in collecting study data to formulate research posters and attends sponsor annual meetings as needed.
10.  Assists in coordinating annual research events as needed.  
11.   Performs other related duties as required.  

Position Specific Qualifications:
Must have excellent grammar and spelling skills.  Must possess excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills, be a team player, display flexibility, detail oriented, and be reliable and punctual.  Must have the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from patients and the general public with strong written and oral communication skills.  Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints.  Ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative environment, and coordinate with colleagues at varying organizational levels.  Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practice problems.  Ability to complete data entry accurately and communicate closely with supervisor.  Good organizational skills.  Knowledge of procedures and medications relevant to the clinical research trial.  General knowledge of medical terminology.  


Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
As required by Chair/PI and Clinical Research Associate

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred knowledge, skills and abilities:
Bilingual speaker (English/Spanish).  Experience in social, behavioral, medical, or health services research preferred.  Experience in collecting data with surveys and obtaining consent is preferred.   Experience in handling biologic specimens is preferred.   

HSC - El Paso

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Required Attachments
Research Statement, 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 particular field of science or engineering.

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