Title:  Research Coordinator III - Family & Community Medicine

Division:  Family and Community Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Hybrid within Greater Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $54,950 - $63,723
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  17127


Manages and oversees various research projects along with planning and development for activities of a research protocol which includes screening, enrollment, and monitoring of research participants in an antibiotic stewardship project. Ensures accurate data collection, documentation, organization and safety of research participants.

Job Duties

  • Management and oversight of three research projects: The first project is a large federally-funded R01 project on reducing use of antibiotics without a prescription in private and public clinics. The second project is on the development and piloting of a patient education intervention aimed at improving antibiotic use in private clinics and the third project is another federally-funded R01 project on a randomized controlled trial of a diagnostic stewardship intervention for urinary tract infections.
  • Work independently with patients and staff at Harris Health System and BCM private clinics. The RC III will work independently to plan and execute the activities for all 3 grants with the staff and patients in the public and private clinics and make sure that our research activities do not affect their workflow. The RC III will also recruit a diverse patient advisory board and make sure patient input is incorporated in all research plan.
  • Responsible for training and management of new RC II coordinator on research project tasks.  When RC II is hired, RC III will be responsible for training and management of RC II who will mostly perform data collection and data entry into database, data checking and other related assistance.
  • Develop a plan for conducting surveys, interviews, focus groups, and other RCT activities. The RC III will work with the medical director of each clinic, providers, nurses, medical assistants, and patient advisory board to develop a plan for the surveys, interviews, focus groups and RCT activities that will not affect the clinic workflow and be acceptable and feasible for patients.
  • Coordinates work with the media production company that develops patient education videos.
  • Interviews, screens and recruits patients for study; explains process and procedures to educate participant regarding the research study.
  • Collects patient information; processes documents and enters information into a database.
  • Maintains records and regulatory documents and records for research study.
  • Schedules research participants for interviews, focus groups, and other possible activities required for the research protocol.
  • Schedules research participants for tests and procedures such as laboratory tests, and other studies specific for the research protocol.
  • Corresponds with patient throughout study, as necessitated by the protocol.
  • Orders supplies and equipment.
  • Performs data collection from Epic.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned.
  • Prepares and submits IRB and other regulatory documents.
  • Enrolls and consents patients to participate in studies.
  • Maintains database for research projects.
  • Maintains regulatory approvals for research projects.
  • Assists with grant progress reports.  

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a related field. 
  • Effective communication skills, both orally and in writing.
  • Experience with computer spreadsheets and database management, and/or ability and willingness to learn.
  • Ability to understand and implement patient studies and protocols.
  • English and Spanish fluency.
  • Texas driver license.
  • Experience with the informed consent process.


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.