Research Coordinator I - Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences - Psychiatry Rese

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7079459 (Ref:7253-en_US)

Posted: June 4, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, located within the largest medical center in the world, provides compassionate and exceptional care as well as cutting-edge research and extensive education and training opportunities that prepare our next generation of providers for prominent positions nationally and internationally.


Dr. Ramiro Salas is seeking a candidate to fill a Research Coordinator I position that will recruit and enroll patients at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center to participate in his research study. The study will use human brain imaging and genetics of nicotinic and opioid receptors to predict outcomes in veterans that start treatment for opioid use disorder. The Research Coordinator I will coordinate the day to day activities of the research protocols including screening, enrollment, and monitoring of research participants.

Job Duties

1. Interviews, screens, and recruits patients for the research study; explains process and procedures to educate study participants.
2. Performs MRI data acquisition. Collects patient information, processes documents and ensures accurate information is entered into a database. Obtains vital signs on study participants. 
3. Collects, processes, and ships paperwork for blood and biological specimens according to research procedures.
4. Performs and submits test results to designated research parties.
5. Assists with brain MRI cognitive tasks on study participants.
6. Corresponds with patients throughout study.
7. Orders supplies and equipment for research study.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field.





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



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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