Research Coordinator I - Pediatrics - Nutrition (Part-time)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7260481 (Ref:19875-en_US)

Posted: July 8, 2024

Job Description


An hourly research coordinator position for grant-funded studies on family and environmental influences on children’s and adults’ weight status and physical activity. The position includes assisting the Principal Investigator and Project Manager on one project: implementation of an obesity prevention study for Hispanic fathers and their children. The position requires skills in recruiting, scheduling, communicating and data collection. There may be opportunity to work on other funded studies in the future. Bilingual in Spanish and English is required.
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Job Duties

  • Attend and pass BCM certified training on HIPAA and human subject research and consent procedures.
  • Schedule qualified participants and help with data collection activities in community studies.
  • Assist in the data collection of an existing obesity prevention program for Hispanic fathers and their child(ren), including data entry of data collected. Data collection could include, measuring participants Height, Weight, Cholesterol, Blood Pressure, HbgA1C, 24-hour dietary recalls, waist circumference and survey questionnaires.
  • Help enter, monitor, maintain, verify, and keep current participant data in Access, Excel and RedCap database systems.
  • Maintain records of data collection (screening, demographic files, clinic visits, game play).
  • Maintain general recruitment records (computer and paper).
  • Provide project manager and principal investigator with reports on study progress, data forms, data collection, intervention implementation and contacts, as requested.
  • Attend project staff meetings.
  • Assist with interviews transcriptions and translations.
  • Assist with administrative duties of research study such as audit preparation, assisting in preparing the study reports, monetary disbursements, and organizing participant files.
  • Adhere to Behavioral Nutrition Group and study guidelines, policies, and procedures.
  • Attend recruitment events to invite families to participate in current ongoing research studies.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field. No experience required with preferred degree.
  • Must be fluent in Spanish.
  • Must be able to work weekends and/or evenings to accommodate participants' schedule.

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:#7260481 (Ref:19875-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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