Research Coordinator I

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7102560 (Ref:11913-en_US)

Posted: June 14, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Department of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center is looking for a Research Coordinator I to coordinate day to day activities of the Hepatology clinical trials activities for Dr. Ruben Hernaez. The candidate will have the opportunity to work alongside the PI and a research team in the field of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Duties include screening, enrollment, and monitoring research participants. The candidate will manage and enter data into study databases. Duties will also include regulatory reporting and compliance, as well as writing IRB protocols, including amendments and renewals. The position will be located at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center. The ideal candidate must be detail oriented, able to multitask, and work in a quick pace environment.

Job Duties

  • Interviewing/ administer surveys, screens, and recruit patients for multiple ongoing therapeutic and non-therapeutic clinical trials: explains process and procedures to educate the participant regarding research study. • Schedule research participant for tests and procedures, such as laboratory tests, x-rays, and other studies specific for the research protocol.
  • Employees may be required to receive on the job training of blood draws, EKGs/ECGs and vitals signs prior to performing on study participants.
  • May collect, process, ship, and maintain paperwork for blood and/or biological specimens according to procedures outlined in study protocol.
  • Assist with daily administrative tasks like preparing study materials, photocopying, organizing and filing documents, mailing study materials, working with confidential files.
  • Provide detailed patient information for study, including scheduling for follow-ups
  • Assist in the basic upkeep of institutional review board (IRB) documents for the active studies, including submission of amendments and continual review.
  • Order / organize laboratory research supplies and equipment
  • Perform other job duties as assigned
  • Enters data from clinical trials into sponsor's electronic data capture systems and ensures accuracy of data entry.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Three years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field.



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.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7102560 (Ref:11913-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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