Senior Clinical Research Associate - Veteran Affairs

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7115350 (Ref:13667-en_US)

Posted: November 3, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Senior Associate, Clinical Research, is responsible for enhancing the investigators' and Veterans' interaction with the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center Research Commons to support and further the BCM-VA research mission, making MEDVAMC a destination for cutting-edge clinical trials and novel therapeutic approaches.

Job Duties

  • Facilitates the VA Cooperative Studies Program (CSP) and non-CSP screening, hiring, and training of incoming research coordinators.
  • Accelerates research coordinator’s understanding of the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center Research Commons through monthly research coordinator training sessions.
  • Navigates clinical research and research administrative teams in preparation for audits (for non-CSP studies); performs internal reviews of clinical research and research administrative team’s progress; guides and advises the teams throughout an audit process.
  • Manages research commons space and room assignments utilizing an online scheduling system.
  • Leads the integration of service and support in the VA Research Commons to include, but is not limited to, cleaning and maintenance; meal delivery for Veteran subjects; working and essential office equipment in exam rooms, e.g., modern chairs, beds, etc.; oversight of laboratory equipment to ensure calibration and maintenance.
  • Examines and enters records into the VA Computerized Patient Record System (CPRS); archives ICF/HIPAA/Pharmacy IP records.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Four years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree.
  • Phlebotomy experience strongly preferred.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7115350 (Ref:13667-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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