Research Nurse II

Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 01, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time


The clinical trials focus on treatments and or vaccines for combatting infectious diseases; current focus is mainly COVID 19 trials.

Job Purpose

Competent level professional nurse who provides professional nursing skills involving patient related research efforts. Responsible for patient care in a clinical research area. Duties may include screening and enrolling subjects, obtaining blood and other specimens for tests, administering medications, recording data for research analysis, and maintaining patient records.

Job Duties
  • Performs responsibilities in a manner that promotes quality and safe patient care and customer service.
  • Adheres to the scope of practices as defined by the Texas Nurse Practice Act. Recruits, screens, enrolls and evaluate patients for COVID-19 study.
  • Schedules study visits and meetings related to COVID-19 studies.
  • Collects study specimens and check subjects’ vital signs.
  • Administers COVID vaccines for study.
  • Follows subjects’ progress and advises the Dr. El-Sahly. Maintains patient charts and medical records.
  • Ensures the COVID-19 clinical studies are conducted in accordance with guidelines of the FDA and other regulatory agencies.
  • Educates patients in significant aspects of the COVID-19 study.
  • Serves as a liaison and distributes COVID-19 research information to research team as required.
  • May assist in developing the COVID-19 clinical trial agreement.
  • Maintains clean and safe work environment.
  • Stocks and orders supplies.
  • Provides training and guidance to research nurses and other research personnel and serves as a resource to staff.
  • Collaborates with clinical research associates for monitoring of study-related material.
  • Assists study PI with IRB submissions and ongoing communication with the IRB.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Education Required: Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.
  • Experience Required: Two years of relevant experience as a licensed Registered Nurse (RN). Degrees in lieu of experience will not be accepted.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration Required: Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the State of Texas Board of Nursing.Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.


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