Research Coordinator II - Behavioral Sciences

Employer
Baylor College of Medicine
Location
Houston, Texas
Closing date
Oct 3, 2022

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

Dr. Hoda Badr in the Department of Medicine, Section of Epidemiology and Population Science is seeking a skilled Research Coordinator II. The Research Coordinator II will conduct day to day activities of extramurally funded population science research projects focusing on cancer control and survivorship. These activities include screening, enrollment, and monitoring of research participants; and, ensuring accurate data collection and documentation. The Research Coordinator II will also assist with the conduct of focus groups and qualitative interviews and may assist with protocol amendments and preparing research reports as needed. For more information about the research conducted in the Badr lab, please see: https://www.bcm.edu/research/labs/hoda-badr.

Job Duties

  • Screens and recruits consenting research participants, which involves identifying cancer patients from institutional databases and coordinating with physician collaborators to contact patients and caregivers in the clinic for the purpose of recruitment
  • Explains and educates patients/caregivers about the study protocol, and registers study participants on the protocol. Recruitment may be at any clinic affiliates of the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center or other sites in the Texas Medical Center depending on project needs.
  • Conducts patient screening and abstracts data from the EPIC electronic health record system; processes documents and enters information into institutional and research databases including ONCORE and Microsoft Access and Excel databases that have been developed specifically for the study.
  • Schedules research participants for research interviews and focus groups and ensures subjects complete study milestones, and conducts follow ups.
  • Assists the PI in conducting focus groups and interviews and the analysis and coding of qualitative data.
  • Assists with protocol amendments in BRAIN and preparing research reports as needed.


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

  • Fluent in English and Spanish.
  • Masters degree in psychology, public health, or a related field.
  • Prior experience as a research assistant or coordinator in clinical/medical settings.
  • Experience conducting qualitative research and doing qualitative coding.


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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