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MD Anderson Cancer Center Coord, Clinical Studies in Houston, Texas

The primary purpose of the Coordinator, Clinical Studies position is to provide administrative, data management, and patient care services in the coordination of clinical and laboratory trials in the Department of Melanoma Medical Oncology. This position impacts the clinical and laboratory trials and patients in designated protocols.

Key Functions

  1. 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.

  2. Coordinates clinical trial audits and FDA submissions. 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.

  3. 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, and research nurses and data managers to document patient care.

  4. Trains other support staff in study coordination to include providing training and guidance with regard to the policies and procedures that re related to conduct of clinical trials; planning, designing, and conducting complex professional, and ancillary staff education sessions to ensure protocol compliance and dissemination of new information, and policies. Effectively conducts assigned operations of research protocols.

  5. 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, performs protocol-specific tasks including screening, ordering tests, collecting specimens and study documentation of patient reported responses. Conducts assigned operations and management of research protocols. Coordinates and follows patient's participation in clinical trials including data collection, submission, and maintenance of records, laboratory tracking, SAE reporting, and query resolution.

  6. 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.

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: 144710

  • 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

  • Remote Work: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 50,800

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 63,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 76,200

  • Science Jobs: No