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Senior Research Coordinator

Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Closing date
Jul 6, 2022

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Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Research Scientist, Other
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Coordinates day-to-day activities of complex and international clinical research studies. Ensures accurate data collection, information, documentation, organization and safety of study volunteers. The individual must be self-directed, detail-oriented, responsible, and a flexible professional able to quickly adapt to a variety of situations. Supervises, schedules and directs activities of less experienced research personnel.

Job Duties

  • Coordinates multi-site domestic and international clinical trials and may require potential travel to study sites to assist with study start up, site visits, and study close out.
  • Recruits, advertises, and screens for research subjects.
  • Determines subject eligibility for research protocols.
  • Retrieves and submits test results to appropriate party.
  • Corresponds with subjects throughout study.
  • Maintains records for clinical study and regulatory documents.
  • Enters clinical data into electronic database.
  • Performs literature searches and drafts literature reviews.
  • Attends and participates in regularly scheduled research and other staff meetings.
  • Plans and organizes research protocols as designated by specific protocol guidelines.
  • Prepares documentation necessary to obtain initial and continued approval for the specific research protocol.
  • Composes and types study correspondence and other documentation.
  • Conducts informed consent procedures and enrolls eligible research subjects.
  • Attends procedures in clinic and collects data on case report as required per protocol.
  • Works with multiple hospital information systems such as Epic, Brain, Access, Excel databases, Encore and Redcap.
  • Accurately and precisely enters research data into case report form and study database.
  • Works with PI on grant proposal submission and progress reports.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Five years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Research Coordinator Certification (SOCRA or ACRP) preferred.
  • Willing to travel internationally occasionally, as needed.
  • Flexibility to work early mornings, late evenings, and weekends as necessary.
  • Grant proposal submission experience a plus
  • Advanced experience with computer software and applications, including Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and front-end database applications (RedCap, OnCore, Velos).
  • Adheres to HIPPA and BCM research guidelines in protecting patient information and respecting the rights and wishes of research patients.
  • Requires ability to understand and implement complex patient studies and protocols.
  • High level attention to detail required.
  • Works effectively both independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to multitask, plan project deliverables, and manage time effectively.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and in a professional manner, both orally and in writing with internal and external customers.

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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