The Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Section is
seeking an experienced Research Coordinator.
Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition physicians
treat children suffering from intestinal, liver, pancreatic and
nutritional disorders. This Baylor/Texas Children's program is one
of the largest and busiest in the United States. This position will
manage patient recruitment and follow-up for recently activated and
ongoing clinical studies in children with various gastrointestinal
and liver diseases. These would include treatment trials and
longitudinal follow-up studies, some of which are sponsored by the
National Institutes of Health (NIH). The coordinator will ensure
patient confidentiality and safety, accurate data collection,
documentation, and organization of day-to-day activities for these
studies. The coordinator may have opportunities to contribute to
manuscripts and other liver-related clinical research projects.
This position is part of a team of research coordinators in the
section who work collaboratively to ensure successful execution of
a broad portfolio of clinical research endeavors in Pediatric
Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.
• Recruiting, screening, educating, and assisting potential study
enrollees and their families throughout the length of the
• Obtaining informed consent.
• Scheduling research subjects' appointments for tests and
• Responsibly handling and shipping biospecimens.
• Retrieving and submitting test results to appropriate party or
data coordinating center.
• Entering study data from patients, families, and medical records
into a computerized database and/or on a case report form.
• Performing regulatory work including drafting, submitting, and
amending new or ongoing research protocols for Institutional Review
• Ensuring compliance with NIH and IRB regulations.
• Maintaining records and regulatory documents.
• Working effectively with a team of research coordinator to ensure
appropriate and high-quality cross-coverage of different
• Participating in weekly project meetings.
• Helping to meet study timelines as determined by the PI.
- Bachelor's degree in a related field. Four years of related
experience may substitute for degree requirement.
- Two years of relevant experience.
- Fluent in Spanish
- Previous regulatory experience
- Experience using EPIC database for patient care records.
- Must be able to multi-task and meet timeline goals.
- Most important qualifications are good interpersonal skills,
high attention to detail, team-goal oriented, ability to stay well
organized, and ability to effectively communicate orally and in
writing with study subjects, research personnel and
- Must be computer literate and have experience using Microsoft
Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action/Equal Access Employer.