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Research Coordinator II

Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Closing date
Jun 30, 2022

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Health Sciences, Medicine
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Research Scientist, Other
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The Department of Otolaryngology is looking to hire a Research Coordinator II to act as lead coordinator in Dr. Sturgis' study, Throat and Other HPV-related Cancers in Men: Identifying Them Early (TRINITY). We are seeking an organized, and self-motivated Research Coordinator II who will be responsible for the daily research activities, which includes scheduling, screening, enrollment and monitoring of research volunteers.

Job Duties

  • Interviews, screens and recruits patients for study; explains process and procedures to educate volunteer regarding the TRINITY study.
  • Maintains various systems for controlling protocol paper flow and conducts administrative services related to the support of research studies conducted in the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery.
  • Interfaces closely with clinical staff, faculty, and research personnel to ensure timely and accurate collection of research data.
  • Screens and enrolls patients to research protocols, including taking informed consent in accordance with federal regulations.
  • Verifies and reviews patient eligibility criteria of potential subjects with study PI to ensure study subjects get enrolled in study.
  • Conducts structured interviews with research subjects for protocol data collection.
  • Coordinates patients' schedules with assistance of research and clinical personnel to ensure follow-up appointments according to protocol schedules.
  • Ensures accurate longitudinal tracking of patients on all assigned studies.
  • Follows patients on study and maintains knowledge of adverse events.
  • Acts as liaison and resource for participants, physicians, and other personnel. Maintains contact with other institutions participating in studies and coordinates all of the data.
  • Attends and prepares for weekly project meeting with Project Lead/Principal Investigator.
  • Attends Departmental Staff Meetings when requested.
  • Research Data Collection and Entry
  • Extracts patient demographics, reports, medical history and other pertinent information from the medical record.
  • Conducts primary data collection in accordance with protocols and manuals of procedures. Administer questionnaires, both in person and over the phone. Biologic specimen collection, including blood and oral rinse.
  • Serves as backup for processing of biologic specimens.
  • Performs data entry, maintains records, and organizes materials using designated forms and databases.
  • Serves as a liaison with collaborative teams for project management and database needs.
  • Ensures timely submission of regulatory and protocol requirements for human subject's research.
  • Maintains records and schedules for the timely submission of reports.
  • Prepares reports for sponsor or other governing bodies. Ensures database maintenance/accurate queries with the assistance and oversight of PI.
  • Meets routinely with faculty to review, organize, and prepare research data toward the goal of scientific presentation and publication.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience communicating with patients or research subjects in a medical environment and experience in coordinating and scheduling patients or research subjects. Previous regulatory experience is preferred.
  • Previous regulatory experience or experience as a research coordinator is preferred.

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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