Research Coordinator II

Houston, Texas
November 24 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Coordinates the day-to-day activities of research protocols which includes screening, enrollment and monitoring of research participate. Ensures accurate data collection, documentation, organization and safety of research participants.

Job Duties

  • Coordinates day-to-day activities of research protocol.
  • Interviews, screens and recruits patients for study.
  • Explains processes and procedures to educate participants regarding research study.
  • Obtains and records/retains patients consent for study participation.
  • Coordinates meetings with Study Group Members.
  • Assists Principal Investigator in organizing data.
  • Initiates and maintains communication with providers related to patient recruitment, study protocols, etc.
  • Manages patient interview transcripts.
  • Manages Data Use Agreements (DUA).
  • Collects patient information, process patient documents and enters information into patient database systems, such as RedCAP.
  • Works closely with IRB on all submissions.
  • Performs Venipuncture (blood draws), EKGs/ECGs and obtain vital signs on study participants.
  • Collects, processes, ships and maintains paperwork for blood and/or biological specimens according to procedures outlined in study protocol.
  • Employees may be required to receive on the job training of phlebotomy and EKGs/ECGs prior to performing on study participants.
  • Maintains all study related records and regulatory documents.
  • Schedules research participants tests and procedures such as laboratory tests, x-rays, and other study specific tests, exams, etc. for research protocol.
  • Retrieves and submits test results to appropriate party.
  • Corresponds with patient throughout study.
  • Orders study/office supplies and equipment.
  • Initiates and tracks purchase orders, if necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • One year of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two years experience working as part of a clinical trial research team, including responsibility for patient recruitment.
  • Experience work with institutional IRBs.

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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