Research Coordinator I

Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Closing date
May 31, 2022

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Health Sciences, Medicine
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Research Scientist, Other
Organization Type

The Research Coordinator I will work with a team of investigators in the Department of Medicine on a bio-banking protocol for cancer patients. Responsibilities include screening and enrollment of eligible participants and collection and processing of blood and/or other biological specimens. Ensures accurate data collection, documentation, and organization in a database.

Job Duties

  • Assists in research activities for several NIH and Industry Funded studies.
  • Screens track board to identify potential patients based on a study's inclusion/exclusion criteria and obtains informed consent/assent from study participants.
  • Enrolls study subjects and collects data specific to each study (demographic information, past medical history, laboratory values, results from imaging studies, medications, physical exam findings, etc).
  • Explains process and procedures to educate participant regarding the research study.
  • Collects participant information and questionnaires. Processes, documents and enters information into a database.
  • Employees will be required to receive on the job training of phlebotomy prior to performing on study participants.
  • Meets regularly to report to principal investigator overall enrollment/project summary based on data abstracted from medical records. Address and resolve inconsistencies in data collected by reviewing medical records and correcting missing or inconsistent data points
  • Collects and processes samples for various research studies. Depending on study, will collect blood and other biospecimens, process samples (centrifugation, freezing, shipping, etc).
  • Transports, ships, and maintains paperwork for blood and/or other biological specimens according to procedures outlined in study protocol.
  • Maintains records and regulatory documents and records for research studies.
  • Orders supplies.
  • Adheres to established standards, policies, procedures, and protocols of Baylor College of Medicine and Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Three years of relevant experience.

Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.

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



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