Research Coordinator II

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7106790 (Ref:12504-en_US)

Posted: July 29, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Baylor College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, Nutrition Service at the Children’s Nutrition Research Center is seeking a highly motivated, responsible, and organized individual to join a research team focused on the causes and treatments of childhood obesity.  The Sisley lab has ongoing research studies focusing on: 1) a clinical registry for early-onset obesity and 2) industry sponsored drug trials on body weight in rare genetic disorders of obesity. The Research Coordinator II will be responsible for coordinating day-to-day activities of clinical research protocols for the Sisley lab. This includes screening, enrollment, and monitoring of research participants. Ensures accurate data collection, documentation, organization and safety of research participants.

Job Duties

  • Interview, screen, and recruit patients for studies.
  • Explain process and procedures to educate participant regarding the research study.
  • Collect patient information.
  • Process, document, and enter information into a database.
  • Collect, process, ship, and maintain paperwork for blood and/or biological specimens according to procedures outlined in study protocol.
  • Maintain records and regulatory documents and records for research studies.
  • Schedule research participant for tests and procedures, such as blood, skin biopsy, and other studies specific for the research protocol.
  • Conduct all testing procedures required by the study.
  • Retrieve and submit test results to appropriate party.
  • Order supplies and equipment.
  • May correspond with patient throughout study.
  • Prepares documentation necessary to obtain initial and continued approval for the specific research protocol.
  • Attend meetings and phone conferences regarding new and current protocols.
  • Conduct chart reviews to identify potential research participants.
  • Maintain and organize inventory of study supplies and equipment.

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 read, write, and speak Spanish
  • Knowledgeable in pharmaceutical trial regulations
  • Experience with database management including Microsoft Access and RedCap
  • Ability to understand, create and implement patient studies, research protocols, and laboratory procedures
  • Requires interpersonal skills necessary to coordinate research studies



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:#7106790 (Ref:12504-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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