Title:  Research Nurse I

Division:  Molecular Virology and Microbiology
Schedule:  Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $60,995 to $70,733
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  13804


Full time research nurse interested in establishing or continuing a career in clinical research. Our clinical trials focus on treatments and or vaccines for combating infectious diseases. 
The ideal candidate will have excellent phlebotomy skills, able to perform vaccinations on children and adults, has good organizational skills, and excellent attention to details.  Pediatric experience is desired.

Job Duties

  • Performs responsibilities in a manner that promotes quality and safe participant care and customer service.
  • Adheres to the scope of practices as defined by Texas Nurse Practice Act.
  • Recruits, screens, enrolls, and evaluates study participants for research trials.
  • Collects study specimens and checks participant vital signs
  • Administers vaccines/treatments for research trials.
  • Follows participant progress and advises investigators on status.
  • Collects study-related data and enters the data into an online database.
  • Maintains research charts and medical records, as applicable.
  • Performs quality assurance activities, as needed.
  • Collaborate with Clinical Research Associates for monitoring of study-related activities. 
  • Ensures that the clinical studies are conducted in accordance with FDA guidelines and other established regulations,  guidelines, and procedures and protocol requirements.
  • Educates study participants in significant aspects of research trials.
  • Maintains research clinic cleanliness and re-stocks supplies.
  • Extrapolates applicable medical data from EPIC, as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. 
  • No experience required.
  • Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the State of Texas Board of Nursing.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Self-directed, organized, and flexible.
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills.
  • Pediatric experience.



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.