Molecular & Human Genetics - Clinic Program - Instructor - Molecular & Human Genetics - Clinic Program

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7085846 (Ref.No. 8665-en_US)
Posted: September 21, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Department of Molecular and Human Genetics is currently seeking an Instructor to assist in the screening, enrolling, educating and documenting on patients of all ages for research studies in genetics. This position will conduct clinical research studies in an efficient, safe and timely manner, complying with all applicable institutional and federal regulations. Additionally, the Instructor may be asked to be involved in enzyme replacement therapies for genetic disorders.


Minimum Qualifications: Registered Nurse


Job Duties

•    Assist the  investigator in the screening of patients prior to enrollment
•    Assist with the organization and review of  patient medical records to determine study eligibility
•    Obtain informed consent
•    Assist with recruitment in our genetics clinics
•     Coordinate sample acquisition
•    Participate in clinical  research team meetings
•    Prepares and coordinates site visits made by sponsor during the course of study
•    Prepares for the initiation of new clinical research protocols
•    Documents  in patient's electronic medical record
•    Prepares and maintains source documentation for clinical research studies, case report forms and study and regulatory files
•    Coordination of data and data entry into electronic case report forms
•    Conducts studies according to protocol and completes case report forms 
•    Ensures that clinical studies are conducted in accordance with guidelines of the FDA, GCP and other regulatory agencies
•    Prepares clinical study IRB applications and implementation 
•    Assist in obtaining blood and other specimens for tests and cultures 
•    Administer and educate patient/families about study medications related to research
•    Serves as a liaison between physicians, patients, staff and sponsors
•    Communicates results to clinicians and participants
•    Provides teaching to participants and other family members 
•    Performs other job related duties as assigned





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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