Supervisor of Immunization Research

 
Position: Supervisor of Immunization Research

Job ID: 153798

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: RES CDC DHHS-FD-PR-PED

Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Days

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for a Supervisor of Immunization Research -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will plan, coordinate, implement and complete patient care for all patients who are participating in assigned research protocols.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Reviews proposed studies as instructed by PI and provides verbal and/or written feedback about the study design, its feasibility, and implementation
  • Advertises and recruits for new positions and additional staff necessary for implementation of research activities
  • Analyzes RFPs and other grant opportunities to determine significant requirements. grant funding opportunities for immunization-related activities and informs Supervisor of possible opportunities as they are identified
  • Develops research budgets at initial stage of grant application process in collaboration with Research Administration, co-investigators, and other institutions
  • Contacts potential study subjects in person, in writing and/or telephone to describe protocol
  • Provides appropriate documentation in medical record, clinic chart and case report forms to communicate activity of the research study to other healthcare personnel
  • Provides staff education related to new studies and progress and changes of on-going studies through written documents
  • Conducts and completes special projects as assigned and defined by the Director, Immunization Project in a time frame that is established at the project inception and determined by the participants and related circumstances of each project


Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in public health or other advanced graduate degree in the medical field required
  • 2 years’ pediatric experience preferred
  • 2 years’ experience in research projects or a related area preferred
  • Science background preferred


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