Title:  Research Coordinator I

Division:  Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Schedule:  Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $28,710 to $38,830
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  12054


This is a research coordinator I position supporting an investigator in the Baylor College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.  The ideal candidate will be expected to manage their time and workload efficiently among multiple projects.  Position is responsible for implementing day-to-day tasks of multiple research protocols involving veterans with post traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, and Gulf War Illness. 


This role will manage and oversee data collection on multiple research projects for Dr. Ricardo Jorge. Multiple research grants will vary between BCM and MEDVAMC, and will be expected to manage this workload efficiently.

Job Duties

  • Screens and recruits patients for research studies; compile lists of potential research subjects, in accordance with study objectives. 
  • Contacts potential subjects to introduce and explain study objectives and protocol and to arrange interviews, either in person or by telephone.
  • Obtains informed consent from participants. 
  • Prepares research materials including forms and questionnaires for patients.
  • Collects medical history from patients and medical records. 
  • Administers questionnaires and neuropsychiatric assessments.
  • Conducts face-to-face and/or telephone interviews with subjects, in accordance with interview protocol, data collection procedures and documentation standards.
  • Maintains accurate patient records safeguarding the confidentiality of subjects.
  • Data entry. 
  • Reviews and edits data to ensure completeness and accuracy of information; follow up with subjects to resolve problems or clarify data collected.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree social sciences or in a related field and no experience may also be considered.
  • Familiarity working in a hospital setting.
  • Experience working with patients in mental health settings.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Interviewing skills. 



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


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