MD Anderson Cancer Center Clinical Studies Coordinator, Radiation Oncology Clinical Research in Houston, Texas

The Clinical Studies Coordinator in Radiation Oncology Clinical Research at MD Anderson Cancer Center provides administrative and patient care services for the coordination of clinical trials. The scope of this position impacts clinical trial patients in designated protocols.

Salary Range

Minimum: $50,800 Midpoint: $63,500 Maximum: $76,200

Key Functions

  • Provides all study related coordination including writing, submission and maintenance of protocols.

  • Develops and maintains a processing and tracking system for all protocol related paperwork.

  • Develops patient care methodology for protocols, including criteria for patient participation.

  • Collects and develops criteria information for protocol submission.

  • Coordinates FDA submissions and supervises clinical trial audits.

  • Reviews patient eligibility of potential study cases and assists in obtaining consents.

  • Follows patients on studies and maintains knowledge of adverse events.

  • Submits information on adverse events to IRB and revises consents.

  • Tracks protocol related labs, responses and research tests.

  • Compiles protocol data for manuscript submission.

  • Enters data into case report forms.

  • Maintains necessary data for audits.

  • Schedules patient tests, keeps patients informed about test results and studies.

  • Collaborates with physicians, mid-level practitioners, research nurses and data managers to document patient care.

  • Trains other support staff in study coordination.

  • Effectively conducts assigned operations of research protocols.

  • Coordinates, evaluates and follows patient participation in clinical trials.

  • Assists in the collection and evaluation of data.

  • Under supervision of the medical staff and research nurse staff, performs protocol-specific tasks including screening, ordering tests, collecting specimens and study documentation of patient reported responses.Marginal Job Functions Other duties as assigned.


Required: Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Healthcare Administration or related scientific field.

Preferred: Master's degree in related field.


Required: Three years of experience in area of research study or direct patient care obtained from nursing, data gathering or other related experience. Additional years of related experience and/or education may be substituted on a one to one basis.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.