Research Coordinator III - Breast Center - Ellis (90003813)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7084252 (Ref:8439-en_US)

Posted: August 30, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine we study almost every aspect of breast health and disease and are focused entirely on strategies to prevent, diagnose and treat all breast cancer. We are a multidisciplinary center with an emphasis on translational research. Seeking an experienced Research Coordinator III who will be responsible for multiple clinical projects in Breast Cancer research under the direction of the principle investigator and clinical research manager. This position will support the PI to facilitate clinical trial accrual and study activities, working with BCM staff across multiple clinic locations and teams in the Dan L Duncan Cancer Center.

Job Duties

• Coordinate day to day activities of clinical research protocols which include screening, enrollment, and monitoring of research participants. Ensures accurate collection, documentation, and organization of research data. May coordinate study activities that can occur across multiple clinic locations.
• Recruit and interview potential study participants at multiple sites at Baylor Clinic, St. Luke's and Harris Health and tracks approaches using electronic medical records (EPIC) and bio-bank database. 
• Collect patient information; processes documents and enters information into a database. 
• May collect, process, ship, and maintain paperwork for blood and/or biological specimens according to procedures outlined in study protocol. May perform venipuncture (blood draws) on study participants following adequate training and certification.
• Maintain records and regulatory documents and records for research studies.
• Assist Project Manager to implement quality control on bio-specimens, database for repository PDX (Collect blood sample from patients at Smith Clinic and McNair with metastatic breast cancer, so we can monitor the dynamic changes of the circulating tumor DNA)
• Maintain appropriate documentation. Track IP compliance at the protocol-and subject level. Independently maintain appropriate study-level documentation including regulatory binders, enrollment logs, patient registration in the system of record, etc.
• Patient education for patients with varying levels of health literacy, obtaining consent, and explaining all aspects of consent form and consent procedures to patients of varying cultural and educational backgrounds.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Two years of relevant experience.





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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