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Research Coordinator II

Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Closing date
Apr 11, 2023

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

Coordinates day-to-day activities of numerous clinical studies in the Texas Children's Hospital Emergency Department. Responsibilities include screening, enrolling, and conducting follow-up assessments with research participants; supporting families through the entire research process; monitoring data collection and data quality; evaluating effectiveness of various recruitment strategies; and performing all study related activities in accordance with IRB guidelines and ethical practices. This is an onsite position. Patient interaction and interaction with other employees is required.

Job Duties

  • Interviews, screens and recruit participants for clinical studies; explains all processes and procedures to potential participants, as well as risks and benefits of participation.
  • Supports families with study registration, either in person or virtually/remotely.
  • Corresponds with participants as needed throughout the study to answer questions, resolve problems, and provide support.
  • Schedules research participants for study-related procedures.
  • Uses research functions within the electronic medical record (Epic) to effectively identify and recruit potential participants.
  • Conducts literature searches and summarized information in appropriate formats for presentation, publication and/or grant submissions.
  • Collects, ships, and maintains paperwork for biological specimens, according to procedures outlined in the study protocol.
  • Works alongside the principle investigator to complete IRB protocols, modifications, and continuing reviews.
  • Presents updates on study progress, recruitment strategies, and other study-related efforts to providers, hospital administrators, and the study sponsor. May travel for investigator meetings associated with the clinical trial, and other outreach opportunities.
  • Cooperates in discussions during weekly team meetings and network conference calls.
  • Volunteers to assist other team members with overflow duties.

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

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Comfortable calling families by phone, explaining all aspects of the study, and answering questions • Prior experience with computer spreadsheets and database management
  • Experience with electronic health records but not required
  • English/Spanish bilingual

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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