Senior Research Coordinator

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7111733 (Ref:13256-en_US)

Posted: September 27, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Breast Oncology Department within the Dan L. Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center (DLDCCC) has an immediate opening for a highly skilled Senior Research Coordinator. This individual will serve as one of the primary Breast Oncology research point of contacts in one of three NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers in Texas. The Senior Research Coordinator must be able to independently navigate and lead a multitude of complex clinical trials in Breast Oncology. This individual must be knowledgeable about Oncology, highly motivated, detail oriented, and have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. This individual must also be able to adapt quickly to a variety of situations in a complex oncology environment and balance multiple projects simultaneously.

Job Duties

  • Serves as one of the main lead coordinators for several studies within the department.
  • Conducts thorough screening of patients. Confirms eligibility, consents and registers patients onto clinical trials.
  • Coordinates study procedures and visits with patients and investigators. Must be able to collect and enter data into different electronic data capture systems in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for completing case report forms in a timely manner and in accordance with all institutional, sponsor, FDA and clinical trial requirements.
  • Responsible for accurate data entry and resolving data queries within a certain time frame.
  • Collects, processes, stores and ships biological specimens as indicated by study protocols.
  • Evaluates adverse events in collaboration with the study investigator and other study staff.
  • Documents and grades adverse events in accordance with the NCI guidelines and protocol requirements.
  • Reports adverse events to the sponsor and/or the IRB as indicated in the protocol.
  • Has a thorough understanding of which adverse events require modifications, such as dose delays or dose modifications, and communicate this to the study investigator.
  • Maintains up-to-date subject binders, and conducts monitoring visits with study sponsors.
  • Collaborates and works closely with the study physician, sponsor, clinical staff, and research team to support all aspects of study activities, and ensures studies are carried out in accordance with GCP guidelines.
  • Supports the department and investigators with timely reporting of study status, enrollment status, and all site visits.
  • Assists with the preparation of study audits.
  • Assists with training new research coordinators and staff members who join the team.
  • Provides cross – coverage support on study activities as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Five years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to function both independently, and as part of a team
  • Experience with or be willing to learn how to use a variety of electronic data capture systems.
  • Ability to understand and implement patient studies and protocols.
  • Ability to handle tissue and blood specimens, with appropriate personal protective equipment
  • Requires interpersonal skills necessary to coordinate research studies and interact with staff and physicians.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.



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:#7111733 (Ref:13256-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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