Title:  Research Nurse II

Division:  Molecular Virology and Microbiology
Schedule:  Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $75,150 to $87,149
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  12834


Full time registered nurse who is interested in establishing or continuing a career in clinical research. Our clinical trials focus on treatments and or vaccines for combatting infectious diseases.

Job Duties

  • Performs responsibilities in a manner that promotes quality and safe research participant care and customer service. 
  • Adheres to the scope of practices as defined by the Texas Nurse Practice Act. 
  • Recruits, screens, enrolls, and evaluates study participants for research studies. 
  • Schedules study visits and meetings for research trials. 
  • Collects study specimens, checks study participants vital signs, and conducts pregnancy tests.
  • Collects, manages, and reports study data. 
  • Administers vaccines to study participants. 
  • Conducts study visits according to established standards.
  • Develops required study documents, as needed.
  • Follows study participant’s progress and advises the Principal Investigators. 
  • Maintains study participant charts including research and medical records. 
  • Ensures that clinical studies are conducted in accordance with guidelines of the protocol, FDA, and other regulatory agencies. 
  • Educates study participants in significant aspects of the studies. 
  • Facilitates ongoing communication with study participants.
  • Participates in staff meetings and in-services.
  • Serves as a liaison and distributes research study information to the PI, the clinic manager, and others as required. 
  • Assists in developing clinical trial agreements. 
  • Maintains clean and safe work environment. 
  • Stocks and orders supplies. 
  • Participates in Infection control cleaning measures in clinic. 
  • Collaborates with clinical research associates for monitoring of study-related material. 
  • Assists study PI with IRB submissions and ongoing communication with the IRB.
  • Participates in Quality Management activities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.
  • Two years of relevant experience as a licensed Registered Nurse (RN). 
  • Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the State of Texas Board of Nursing.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Pediatric experience.
  • Self-directed with excellent organizational skills. 
  • Team player with good interpersonal 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.