Research Coordinator I

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7106161 (Ref.No. 12395-en_US)
Posted: July 22, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Baylor College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, Rheumatology Service at Texas Children’s Hospital is seeking a highly motivated, responsible, and organized individual to join a research team focused on childhood arthritis and rheumatic disorders

The Research Coordinator I, will be responsible for coordinating and overseeing day to day activities of research protocols for the Pediatric Rheumatology- Care and Outcome Improvement Network, The Arthritis Foundation, BRAINWORKS and NORSE registries .   This includes screening, enrollment, assist with questionnaire forms, extracting data from medical records, review protocols, review study materials to ensure compliance with the IRB approved protocols and monitoring of research patients.  Ensures accurate data collection, documentation, organization and safety of research participants. 

Job Duties

  • 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. 
  • Collects, processes, ships, and maintains paperwork for blood and/or biological specimens according to procedures outlined in study protocol.
  • Maintains records and regulatory documents and records for research studies.
  • Retrieves and submits test results to appropriate party.
  • Corresponds with patient throughout study.
  • Orders supplies and equipment.
  • Conducts all testing procedures required by study protocol.
  • Evaluates and analyzes clinical research data. 
  • Prepares documentation necessary to obtain initial and continued approval for the specific research protocol. 
  • Performs literature searches and prepares literature reviews 
  • Promotes education and awareness for patients and families. 
  • Knowledgeable in documenting study information per protocol. 
  • Conducts chart review to identify research participants. 
  • Maintains and organizes inventory of study supplies.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field.
  • Three years of relevant experience.



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.