Research Coordinator II
The Section of Epidemiology and Population Sciences in the Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a competent and enthusiastic bilingual (English and Spanish) Research Coordinator II. This position involves supporting the day to day activities of extramurally funded population science research projects focusing on cancer survivorship and COVID-19. Main responsibilities include screening, enrollment, and monitoring of research participants, survey data collection, and, ensuring accurate data collection and documentation. The research coordinator will assist with the conduct of focus groups and qualitative interviews and may assist with the development and testing of internet-based interventions for cancer patients and their family caregivers. It is the responsibility of this position to contribute to patient-centered research that seeks to improve health equity, healthcare delivery, and patient/caregiver quality of life.
- Responsible for screening, recruiting, and consenting research participants. This involves identifying cancer patients from institutional databases, coordinating with physician collaborators to contact patients and caregivers in the clinic for the purpose of recruitment, explaining and educating patients/caregivers about the study protocol, and registering study participants on the protocol. Recruitment may be at any clinic affiliates of the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center or other sites in the Texas Medical Center depending on project needs.
- Conducts patient screening and abstracts data from the EPIC electronic health record system; processes documents and enters information into institutional and research databases including ONCORE and Microsoft Access and Excel databases that have been developed specifically for the study.
- Schedules research participants for research interviews and focus groups, ensures subjects complete study milestones, and conducts follow ups.
- Assists the PI in conducting focus groups and interviews and the analysis and coding of qualitative data.
- Assists with protocol amendments in BRAIN and preparing research reports as needed.
- Bachelor's degree in a related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
- One year of relevant experience.
- Masters degree in psychology, public health, or a related field.
- Prior experience as a research assistant or coordinator in clinical/medical settings.
- Experience conducting qualitative research and doing qualitative coding.
Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.