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MD Anderson Cancer Center Clinical Studies Coordinator in Houston, Texas

The primary purpose of the Coordinator, Clinical Studies is to provide clinical evaluation, coordination, implementation, and monitoring of patients enrolled in research protocols. Also serves as an effective point of contact regarding status and progress of assigned clinical trials. Impacts clinical trials patients in designated protocols. Utilizes medical or clinical knowledge for supervised non-clinical patient interaction for the purposes of research data gathering and monitoring. Requires strict adherence to the policies and procedures of the institution and a high level of attention to detail.


Research Subject Management

Responsible for the overall effective operation of designated protocols. Reviews patient eligibility of potential study cases and assists in obtaining consents. Coordinates, evaluates and follows patient participation in clinical trials and maintains knowledge of adverse events. Collects information on adverse events and reports according to standard operating procedures; stores related documentations accordingly. Schedules patient tests, keeps patients informed about test results and studies. Tracks protocol related labs, responses and research tests. Collects research data from patients during in-person meeting, telephone interviews, and surveys. Collaborates with physicians, mid-level practitioners, research nurses and data managers to document patient care. Under supervision of the medical staff, performs protocol-specific tasks including screening, ordering tests, collecting specimens and study documentation of patient reported responses.

Data Management

Enters data into electronic case report forms. Maintains source documents. Maintains necessary data for audits. Prepares and participates in clinical trial audits. P erforms QA audits to monitor compliance and accuracy of data. Assists in the collection and evaluation of data.

Trial Conduct Coordination

Provides all study related coordination including submission of protocols to the IRB 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. Maintains regulatory documents for assigned protocols. Communicates with collaborators regarding protocol status and data collection. Effectively conducts assigned operations of research protocols. Register trial participants into the institutional research systems.

Other duties as assigned


Required: Bachelor's degree.

Preferred: Master's degree.


Required: Three years experience in area of research study or direct patient care obtained from nursing, data gathering or other related experience. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis. With preferred degree, one year of required experience.

Preferred: Clinical trial experience, experience consenting patients, experience with REDCap, experience with regulatory.

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.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 152877

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Days

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 53,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 66,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 79,000

  • FLSA: non-exempt and eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Soft

  • Work Location: Hybrid Onsite/Remote

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Referral Bonus Available?: No

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: No

  • Science Jobs: No