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Sr Research Program Associate

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Date: Mar 15, 2019

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: Parkland Health and Hospital System

Job Req ID: 107831

Looking for your next opportunity? If so, choose Parkland and discover what a meaningful job feels like. Whether you work directly with patients or use your talent to support our care, you’ll be part of a team that’s providing valuable health services to Dallas County residents. And here, you’ll have the opportunity to put all your skills to work, and the support to grow and advance in your job and your field. Step into a career that will make a substantial difference for our patients—and for you. We blend cultures, talents, and experience into an exemplary health and hospital system.  Parkland has earned distinction as one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S News and World Report every year since 1994.


Develops, coordinates and manages the operational, regulatory, financial and analytic requirements for longitudinal research studies of patients, and for additional research studies that involve interventions that impact health outcomes and cost of care.





-Bachelor's degree in nursing, healthcare, healthcare administration or a related field of study required.

-Master's degree in a related field of study required.



-Eight (8) years of experience working with patient care processes, as a clinician, researcher or professional in a clinical support service.

-Must have three (3) years of experience working in clinical research, preferably as a clinical research coordinator/manager, including research consenting and management of protocol requirements.

-Must have three (3) years of experience working with data collection, database management, and preparation of research reports. Experience designing research data collection tools preferred.

-Must have three (3) years of experience working with patients.

-Three (3) years of experience managing IRB and research regulatory submissions and documents.

-Must have three (3) years of experience using Word, Excel, Power Point and other office software. Experience with SPSS, RedCap and/or other database management and analytics software preferred.

-Project management experience preferred.

-Supervisory experience preferred.


Equivalent Education and/or Experience:

-May have an equivalent combination of education and experience to substitute for both the education and the experience requirements.


-Certification from a research-related professional organization (ACRP, HCCA, SoCRA, etc.) preferred.

-Registered nursing license preferred.


Skills or Special Abilities:

-Must have an expert level knowledge of research terminology, design, study methods, ethics, and risk assessment.

-Must have strong analytic and computer skills in addition to knowledge of word processing, database management and spreadsheet software.

-Must be able to demonstrate effective interpersonal skills and possess good and oral written communication skills.

-Must be able to communicate effectively with physicians, nursing and ancillary staff.

-Must be able to demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors.

-Spanish language skills preferred -Must have evidence of completion of training in Human Subjects Protection (HSP), Good Clinical Practices (GCP), HIPAA and other required research modules required by the IRB and by Parkland.


Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Clinical Research, Medical Research, Patient Care, Healthcare Administration, Healthcare

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