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:  14816


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. 
The ideal candidate will be self-directed, have excellent communication skills, excellent organizational skills, strong attention to details, self-directed, organized, and flexible.  Is also a team player with good interpersonal skills.

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 the Texas Nurse Practice Act. 
  • Recruits, screens, enrolls, and evaluates study participants for focused research trials. 
  • Schedules study visits and study-related meetings. 
  • Collects study specimens and checks participant vital signs. 
  • Administers study products for research studies. 
  • Follows participant progress and advises investigator 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.
  • Understands assigned research trials with complete familiarity of the protocol, manual of procedures, FDA regulations, Good Clinical Practice guidelines, standard operating procedures, and other established guidelines.
  • Primary contact for assigned research trials for Sponsors, Sponsor agents, research team members, data coordinating center, federal agencies, and study participants. 
  • Educates study participants to the objectives and requirements for IRB-approved research protocols.
  • Collaborates with regulatory, laboratory, pharmacy, and quality management personnel to ensure that processes and procedures are compliant with established guidelines and to rectify discrepancies, as needed.
  • Explains study processes and procedures to study participants including informed consent and eligibility requirements.
  • Tracks compliance of participants with study requirements and implements resolution measures when non-compliance is observed.
  • Communicates research information to the PI, the clinic manager and others as required. 
  • Maintains research clinic cleanliness and a safe work environment. 
  • Stocks and orders supplies.
  • Collaborates with clinical research associates for monitoring of study-related material. 
  • Assists study PI with IRB submissions and ongoing communication with the IRB. 

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.



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.