Research Assistant (Rotavirus)

Position: Research Assistant (Rotavirus)

Job ID: 154345

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Administrative Support

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

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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 for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at   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


We are searching for a Research Assistant for the Immunization Project– someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will participate in data collection, uploading, and quality review to ensure completion of tasks for research studies and databases. Additionally, you will work with staff and faculty to complete assigned projects, data deadlines, and research grant applications.


Think you’ve got what it takes?


Responsibilities :

  • Maintains screening documentation associated with study enrollment
  • Enters screening information into secure online study database
  • Performs medical chart abstraction
  • Reviews electronic medical (Epic) record of each study subject and captures data elements associated with each healthcare encounter (i.e. admission and discharge dates, laboratory findings, therapies) required by the research study
  • Performs data entry into secure online database
  • Uploads questionnaire responses and laboratory testing information into secure online study database
  • Assists with preparation for subject enrollment
  • Assembles documents required for subject enrollment
  • Performs other office duties as requested
  • Compiles data into Excel tables and/or graphs for interim reports, grant applications, presentations, and final reports as requested


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Associate’s degree in additional specialized/technical training or completion of some college coursework preferred
  • Ability to communicate in English and Spanish strongly preferred 

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