Research Coordinator (TBI)

Clearance Level
Tacoma, Washington

REQ#: G2019-68409

GDIT's Military Health Solutions is HIRING a Research Coordinator with a focus on Traumatic Brain Inury (TBI) in support of the Defense & Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) located at Madigan Army Medical Center Intrepid Spirit Center in Tacoma, Washington


As the traumatic brain injury (TBI) Pathway of Care manager within the Military Health System (MHS), the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center promotes state-of-the-science care from point-of-injury to reintegration for service members, veterans, and their families to prevent and mitigate consequences of mild to severe TBI.


Learn More About DVBIC HERE


The Research Cooridinator is responsible for coordinating and assuring integrity of all activities associated with conducting a clinical trial. S/he will ensure compliance with local, state, and/or federal regulatory requirements.


Primary Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

  • Coordinates and assures integrity of all activities associated with conducting a clinical trial as it relates to compliance with local, state, and/or federal regulatory requirements. Assists Principal Investigators in the preparation and submission of clinical protocols, consent forms, and other documents to the scientific review committee, IRB and other regulatory organizations.
  • Maintains regulatory files related to DVBIC clinical investigations.
  • Communicates with research participants, staff, regulatory affairs and data management groups, laboratory and clinical investigators, management, and outside collaborators.Recruits, interviews, examines, counsels, and educates clinical trial volunteers, administer and obtain informed consent.
  • May collect and analyze data to evaluate volunteer eligibility for enrollment.
  • May collect, analyze and interpret laboratory and clinical data obtained during a medical evaluation, report significant values, findings, and events that require prompt attention to clinical investigators.
  • Assists with the documentation and reporting of adverse events, completes and reviews Case Report Forms for patient eligibility, protocol compliance, omissions, errors, and submits these forms as required.
  • Prepares and maintains written and electronic volunteer databases/logs.
  • Perform data extraction and chart reviews of patients medical records.
  • Reviews the source document file for information such as verification of critical variables, entrance criteria, visit date, and lab data.
  • Ensures that research records are stored and secured properly, and that inventory and records are updated and properly maintained.
  • Conducts data verification as indicated, documents, assists the investigator and protocol coordinator with questions, may transcribe and resolve queries of data in case report forms (hardcopy or electronic).
  • Prepares documents, under direction of project leads.
  • Reports statistical analyses and descriptive data from patient's study books to be used in research reports.
  • S/he must adhere to legal, professional and ethical codes with respect to confidentiality and privacy.


  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in biology, psychology or related science required.


  • 2+ years clinical trial experience required.
  • Must have Human Subjects training completed.
  • Excellent communication skills, basic clinical acumen, knowledge of universal precautions, organizational skills and proficiency in research conduct are required.
  • Knowledge of standard qualitative and quantitative data collection techniques; ability to follow general instructions; work in a team; good communication, writing and analytical skills; familiarity with social science research methodology is required.
  • US Citizenship required with the ability to pass a T3 security investigation.
  • Must be able to sit and stand for long periods of time.

  • Must be able to carry light items – up to 25 lbs.

  • May encounter patients who are confused, agitated, or abusive

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience within the DoD/VA systems of care strongly preferred.

  • Certification as a Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC), Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) preferred.

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