Supervisor - Immunization Research: Main Medical Emergency Services (Houston)

Position: Supervisor - Immunization Research: Main Medical Emergency Services (Houston)

Job ID: 162321

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Immunization Project

Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p, M-F

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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  At Texas Children’s Hospital, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values and mission for the women and children that we serve. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment for all faculty, staff and learners throughout our organization. We believe that each member of our one amazing team provides enrichment that allows us to create a lasting legacy for future employees of this great organization.   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 Supervisor of Immunization Research-- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will manage and lead daily clinic and personnel activities.  The Manager participates and coordinates the delivery of high-quality, family-centered, and developmentally appropriate patient care at the clinic level.


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Responsibilities :

  • Reviews proposed studies, provides feedback about the study design, feasibility, implementation, and assists with planning and development of new protocols, including developing a budget
  • Advertises, recruits, and interviews for new positions for research activities.
  • Seeks databases to identify potential grant opportunities. Analyzes RFPs and grant opportunities to determine significant requirements, grant funding opportunities for immunization-related activities, and informs Supervisor. Uses online funding registries and recommends opportunities to be pursued and assists with prioritization of grant proposals based on available resources and deadlines
  • Develops research budgets at the initial stage of the grant application process with the Research Administration, co-investigators, and other institutions. Monitors, the spending of grant funds and contracts to ensure appropriate spending. Ensures that all funds are expended by end of the grant/contract period. Coordinates with other institutions to ensure that funds are correctly disbursed
  • Contacts potential study subjects to describe the protocol. Assists MD with informed consent. Collaborates with medical staff to complete research study and address clinical issues the patient may have in the study. Acts as liaison between patient and MD concerning problems, adverse reactions, and other patient care issues related to the protocol.
  • Gathers necessary paperwork and documentation for study monitors. Corrects any deficiencies during site visits and follow up regarding deficiencies. Provides appropriate documentation in the medical record, clinic chart, and case report forms to communicate the activity to other healthcare personnel.
  • Provides staff education related to new studies and progress and changes of on-going studies through written documents. Provides education on clinical trials, investigational products, and the research process.


  • Master’s degree in public health or another advanced graduate degree in the medical field
  • 2 years’ experience in research projects or a related area
  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s unless approved for a medical or religious exemption

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