General Surgery and Trauma Research


Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Date Posted: March 16, 2022

This job will support of all phases of the research process in support of Trauma and General Surgery research protocols. The responsibilities will include support of protocol and manuscript development process, coordination of data collection, patient follow-up and tracking, and data entry. The ideal candidate will be someone who has completed their medical training (or will be completing training this semester) and is interested in working closely with the Surgical Residency Program Director and the Trauma Medical Director in a research coordinator capacity. Successful candidates will also be permitted to attend resident training lectures, select conferences, and may be permitted to participate in the ABSITE. Your Job Requirements: •Bachelor's degree (B.A., B.S.) or higher in appropriate discipline is required •Desire to contribute to improved evidence based practices for the care of the traumatically injured patient •Experience with medical terminology and a working knowledge of human anatomy •Firm knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) •Experience with statistical methods preferred •Bilingual (Spanish & English) at professional or better preferred •Two year commitment to the research program in Dallas, TX preferred •Must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship Your Job Responsibilities: •Work closely with the research scientist to support the Trauma Medical Director and Surgical Residency Program Director as they work together to meet the requirements of being a Level I Trauma Center. •Collect data on prospective studies and conduct chart review or data extraction for retrospective studies with the assistance of our EMR/, development of registry queries, or database refinement •Screen patients for eligibility, consent them for participation and provide necessary follow-up including phone calls for follow-ups for various studies. •Assist the research scientist in preparing the data for analysis, formatting and completing study submission for publication to appropriate organizations •Compile IRB applications for PI initiated studies including literature review, data assimilation, and attaining relevant signatures. •Ensure regulatory compliance with completion of all relevant documents including continuing review applications, reporting of adverse events (or severe adverse events) etc. •Setup Methodist Dallas Medical Center or other sites within the system for study initiation, data collection and execution. This may include travel to other sites for collaboration with other coordinators at other sites. •Assumes technical responsibilities for specimen collections including blood samples, centrifugation, shipping of samples etc. •Completes all applicable research billing in compliance with procedures •Ensures all study documents are complete and the records are retained per federal, state and institutional standards

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Resume/CV are required and cover letter is strongly encouraged. Please apply through the Methodist Health System portal – Req# 20064233

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