Clinical Research Coordinator (CIRS)

Clearance Level
San Antonio, Texas
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Case Report Forms

Clinical Research

Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

REQ#: RQ148555
Public Trust: NACLC (T3)
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Clinical Research Coordinator supporting the 59th Medical Wing in the Science & Technology Office.

GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career.

The 59th Medical Wing Science and Technology (ST) office advises and conducts clinical and translational research on matters pertaining to the medical aspects of the Air Expeditionary Force and the health of Air Force (AF) personnel and beneficiaries. In order to support the required research, ST offices conduct translational research in the areas of emergency medical care, combat casualty care, force health protection, restorative medicine, clinical and rehabilitative medicine and specialty centers.

The Clinical Research Coordinator will support Government directors, Principal Investigators (PIs,) in the planning, programming, and execution of clinical research projects and protocols and associated activities.


  • Assists the PIs to refine the specific aim, questions, hypotheses, and/or objectives of the research protocols. Assists in ordering study materials, equipment, and/or research animals as specified in the research protocol and in accordance with Clinical Research Division policies
  • Conducts the study in accordance with the approved protocol
  • Designs a randomization scheme if required for the study. Designs recruitment materials, advertises the study, and recruits participants. Designs measurement schedule and maintains a master calendar for the study and serves as a point of contact for research subjects
  • Meets with potential research subjects to explain the research project in detail and enroll eligible subjects into the study by obtaining written informed consent
  • Schedules subjects for a research appointment(s) or schedules operating room time as determined by the protocol. Screens patients, patient records, and databases to determine study eligibility and participation using advanced professional skills acquired through nursing training and experience. Coordinates patient treatment and monitors’ patient response to protocol treatment in clinical trials and communicates results to the PI appropriately. Collects lab samples including blood draws and performs preparation of specimens as required by the protocol
  • Administers surveys or questionnaires as specified by the protocol
  • Abstracts required research data elements from paper, electronic patient records or other existing documents, clinical computer databases such as the Armed Forces Longitudinal Technology Application (AHLTA), Composite Health Care System (CHCS) or Joint Patient Tracking Application (JPTA), and/or electronic diagnostic reports in accordance with the research protocol and enter these data into spreadsheets, databases, and/or statistic software
  • Delivers specimens to internal laboratory and/or ship specimens to a referral laboratory as specified by the protocol
  • Works with the designated statistician to clean and prepare data sets for analyses
  • Collects, sorts, files, and maintains all paper and electronic documents related to the protocol as required by the IRB, IACUC and principle investigator. Submits protocol amendments of the study protocol to IRB and IACUC. Backs up all electronic files regularly. Immediately reports any adverse events to the Medical Monitor or Data Safety Monitoring Board, sponsor, and IRB or IACUC. Assists the PI to write the final report and submit it to the IRB, IACUC, and study sponsor
  • Submits progress reports to study sponsors and appropriate compliance committees as required by local policies and the protocol. Identifies delays and other shortcomings in meeting objective and develop a contingency plan as required
  • Maintains complete and accurate drug and equipment accountability at all times for the study
  • Communicates and provides information during any sponsor COR site visit related to the study
  • Tracks animal use according to protocol requirements
  • Prepares documentation for the acquisition of equipment and supplies to meet clinical investigation protocol requirements
  • Ensures all members engage and supporting research have adequate safety and regulatory training to meet protocol requirements


  • Education: Bachelor's degree in a health related field (i.e., Registered Nurse (RN), Physician Assistant (PA), Pharmacist, Biologist, Health Scientist or Public Health Specialist)

  • Required Experience: 2+ years of clinical research experience or experience as an RN or PA

  • Required Technical Skills: Knowledge of IRB and human subjects experience; Computer skills including a least intermediate level experience with Excel and other Microsoft Office Software.

  • Certification or Training: Must complete the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) training prior to starting work and must maintain currency at all times; Must also obtain and maintain a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  • Security Clearance Level: Ability to obtain/maintain a favorable T3 security investigation

  • Location: Lackland Air Force Base/San Antonio, TX

  • US Citizenship Required


  • 401K with company match

  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications

  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from

  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays





Work Requirements
Years of Experience

2 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.