Research Nurse III

Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 20, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time


Full-time research nurse interested in establishing or continuing a career in clinical research. Our clinical trials focus on treatments and or vaccines for combatting infectious diseases. Our current focus is on COVID-19 trials. Must be flexible to work some weekend hours during the COVID pandemic.

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 evaluates patients, including physical exams 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 PI, 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 Dr. El-Sahly, Annette Nagel and others 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.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.
  • Four years of relevant experience as a licensed Registered Nurse (RN) with a minimum of one year in research nursing. Degrees in lieu of experience will not be accepted.
  • Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the State of Texas Board of Nursing. Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Five years of relevant experience as a licensed Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Flexible to work some weekend hours during the COVID pandemic
  • Ability to determine valuable medical data from use of epic

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



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