Senior Research Coordinator - Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7057877 (Ref.No. 311920MV)
Posted: June 14, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Coordinates day to day activities of research protocols which include screening, enrollment, and monitoring of research participants. Ensures accurate data collection, documentation, organization and safety of research participants. Supervises, schedules and directs the activities of less experienced research personnel.

  • Interviews, screen and recruits patients for study; explains process and procedures to educate participant regarding the research study.
  • Collects patient information; processes documents and enters information into a database.
  • May perform Venipuncture (blood draws), EKGs/ECG’s and obtain vital signs on study participants.
  • May collect, process, ship, and maintain paperwork for blood and/or biological specimens according to procedures outlined in study protocol.
  • Employees may be required to receive on the job training of phlebotomy and EKGs/ECGs prior to performing on study participants.
  • Maintains records and regulatory documents and records for research studies.
  • Schedules research participant for tests and procedures such as laboratory tests, x-rays, and other studies specific for the research protocol.
  • Retrieves and submits test results to appropriate party.
  • May correspond with patient throughout study.
  • Orders supplies and equipment.
  • Demonstrates detailed knowledge of the study procedures and executes these in accordance with protocols and manuals of procedures
  • Maintains regulatory binders
  • Participates in study team meetings with funders, pharmaceutical companies, sponsors, etc.
  • Creates, modifies, updates, reviews, and distributes schedules for night attendants.
  • Assures supplies and equipment are available for study needs.
  • May be requested to provide coverage when night attendants are not available; hence, must be willing and able to work various shifts during weekdays and weekends if needed.
  • Keeps watch of patients; ensuring their physical safety.
  • Ensures prompt and courteous service to patients, which could include helping them get a drink/snack or similar requests
  • Makes regular rounds of the assigned areas.
  • Notifies PI, Police, and/or Medical personnel in case of emergency.


  • 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.





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