Title:  Research Coordinator I - Behavioral Science

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday; 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $31,581 - $42,714
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  14729


Dr. Hoda Badr (https://www.bcm.edu/research/labs/hoda-badr ) in the Section of Epidemiology and Population Sciences in the Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Research Coordinator I who is interested in gaining research skills working with cancer populations. This position involves supporting the day-to-day activities of NIH-funded healthcare delivery research projects focusing on cancer patients, family caregivers, and post-treatment cancer survivors. The main responsibility is the recruitment of cancer patients/caregivers from different multidisciplinary clinics at BCM affiliated hospitals and clinics. Other duties include survey data collection, data entry, and coding of qualitative interviews. 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. Therefore, high energy go-getters with good communication skills who are interested in gaining research skills by working on multiple projects in a fast-paced team environment are encouraged to apply. Fluency in Spanish is highly preferred but not required.

Job Duties

  • Screens, recruits, and consents 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.
  • Conducts data entry and coding of qualitative interview data.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field.
  • Fluent in English and Spanish.
  • Prior experience as a research assistant or coordinator in clinical/medical settings.



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