Research Coordinator II

Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Closing date
Oct 10, 2022

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Other, Other
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Research Scientist, Other
Organization Type

The Department of Global Health is currently seeking a skilled Research Coordinator. The candidate will coordinate day-to-day activities of complex and international clinical research studies and ensure accurate data collection, information, documentation, organization and safety of study volunteers. The individual must also be a self-directed, detail-oriented, responsible, and a flexible professional able to quickly adapt to a variety of situations.

Job Duties

  • Works with multiple hospital information systems such as Epic, Brain, Access, and Excel databases.
  • Composes and types study correspondence and other documentation.
  • 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.
  • Attends and participates in regularly scheduled research and other staff meetings.
  • Works with PI for grant proposal submission and progress reports; performs literature searches and drafts literature reviews.
  • 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.
  • Accurately and precisely enters research data into case report form and study database; maintains records for clinical study and regulatory documents.
  • Attends procedures in clinic and collects data on case report forms as required per protocol (if required).
  • Recruits, advertises, and screens for research subjects; determines subject eligibility for research protocols.
  • Conducts informed consent procedures, enrolls eligible research subjects and corresponds with subjects throughout study.
  • Retrieves and submits test results to appropriate party.
  • Responds promptly and accurately to customers' complaints, inquiries, and requests for information and coordinates appropriate follow-up; takes personal responsibility and accountability for correcting customer service problems.
  • Maintains clear communication with internal and external customers regarding mutual expectations.

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

  • 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.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and in a professional manner, both orally and in writing, with internal and external customers.
  • Advanced experience with computer software and applications, including Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, Power Point) and front-end database applications (RedCap, OnCore, Velos) preferred.
  • Ability to understand and implement complex patient studies and protocols.
  • Cultural competency and appropriateness in interactions with colleagues, research study participants, and external customers.
  • Ability to multitask, plan project deliverables, and manage time effectively.
  • Adheres to HIPAA and BCM research guidelines in protecting patient information and respecting the rights and wishes of research patients.
  • Grant management experience 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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