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MD Anderson Cancer Center Coord, Clinical Studies (Protocol Manager Extender) - Leukemia in Houston, Texas

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2018 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

MD Anderson Cancer Center is a global leader in the treatment of blood cancers. The Leukemia department ( is one of the most successful disease-specific cancer programs in the world, as well as one of the largest. As the largest medical academic department within the Cancer Medicine division, we have 29 clinical faculty and 20 research faculty. We have approximately 450 employees in the academic department, another 120 outpatient center employees and 150 inpatient employees all of whom support the leukemia research program. Our program sees over 2,000 new patients and 50,000 outpatient encounters each year, while maintaining an inpatient census over 120 patients per day. We have a special Fast Track Clinic for leukemia outpatients, to take care of treatment needs that don't require hospitalization.

Protocol specific duties

Under supervision of the protocol PI and the research nurse manager/supervisor research nurse staff assists the investigator and protocol managers by performing protocol-specific duties of the clinical trials including but not limited to assisting protocol serious adverse events (SAE) reporting, assisting in Quality Assurance (QA) procedure for reporting and monitoring Serious Adverse Events, tracking of protocol patients' outside reports laboratory results/ progress notes/ medical records administration in order to maintain protocol compliance, assisting protocol data queries, assisting in returned study medication accountability, actively participates in protocols meeting such as investigators and initiation meetings as required, performing a role of protocol manager liaison in the clinical trial.

Data participation

Designs and maintains management reports on the databases for various research studies Provides guidance and instruction to research support staff as needed to promote protocol compliance in accordance with federal and institutional standards. Communicates with clinical staff to ensure protocol patient safety and protocol compliance.

Assist the investigator in data file preparation and participates in data review meetings as required by the department. Enters data and maintains management reports on the databases for various research purposes. Prepares specific protocol reports to aid decisions regarding protocol summary and to assist in manuscript preparation and presentations.

Protocol Monitoring

Manages protocols at appropriate intervals and participates in monitoring and audit activities. Ensures that the conduction of assigned studies is in accordance with Good Clinical Practice, Federal regulations and institutional policies. Develops and maintains systems for the coding, editing, and computer entry of data for assigned research studies focusing on continuous patient follow-up.


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.

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: 150337

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Soft

  • Work Location: Hybrid Onsite/Remote

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

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

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

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

  • Science Jobs: No