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MD Anderson Cancer Center Coord, Research Data - 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 2021-2022 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.


Sample Tracking and Distribution

  • Monitors the Leukemia Clinic patient schedule to prospectively identify patients eligible for sample or data collection as defined by the Principal Investigator (PI) and protocol.

  • Facilitate the informed consent process for patient participation on assigned trials.

  • Acquires patient specimens at collection and distributes them to the designated research laboratory as directed by the PI and protocol.

  • Contacts patients identified by the PI to update health information obtained from healthcare providers outside of MD Anderson Cancer Center.

  • Participates in research meetings with PI and collaborating laboratory investigators to understand translational basis and priority for sample and data collection and distribution.

Data Management

  • Assists the principal investigator in collection and evaluation of clinical research data

  • Abstracts and collects patient data from electronic health record and other relevant source documents

  • Demonstrates ability to gather information and determine the appropriate information to report

  • Enters research study data into paper or electronic case report forms (CRFs) or local data systems as required, in accordance with protocol requirements and departmental timelines

  • Performs ongoing and concurrent review of data to ensure completeness and accuracy

  • Addresses data entry omissions or inconsistencies and amends errors in a timely manner

  • Provides data for study progress and patient safety reports, such as IRB continuing reviews and IND reports

  • Follows and adheres to department and sponsor guidelines to accomplish and complete daily work

Protocol Management

  • Under supervision of the PI and research data supervisor/manager, assists the investigator in the overall conduction of assigned clinical trials

  • Participates in Site Initiation Visits (SIVs), conference calls and protocol meetings

  • Tracks and manages all relevant protocol paperwork and essential documents in accordance with sponsor requirements and institutional policies and procedures

  • Tracks protocol-required patient labs, tests, visits, and procedures through the electronic health record

  • Maintains knowledge of and assists in recording adverse events

  • Creates, maintains, and provides status reports to departmental contracts and budgets team members to help facilitate appropriate study payment

  • Provides coverage for other data coordinators, informs appropriate staff and arranges coverage for necessary functions when absent


Required : High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred : Bachelor's degree.


Required : Two years of related experience. With preferred degree, no experience required.

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: 156004

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Days

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 34,500

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 43,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 51,500

  • 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