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


Supervises, plans and conducts protocol operations.


Initiation and conduct of complex, intervention and clinical studies Develops patient care methodologies for protocols, including criteria for screening and participation. Develops and maintains a processing and tracking system for all protocol related paperwork for dyspnea and fentanyl studies (sponsored) Collects data and completes study procedures and administers complex assessments.

Communicates with research team members on progress of study, issues, and problems that arise in a clear and concise manner. Acts as liaison with patients, families, physicians, and other personnel. Completes study procedures, data collection, administers questionnaires and subject interviews as outlined in the studies protocol.

Clinical Studies and Data Coordination Screens potential study participants and assists in obtaining consents. Follows patients on studies, maintains documentation of participant compliance with study procedures, adverse events, and concomitant medications. Schedules patient testing and performs procedures outlined in protocol. Coordinates distribution of lab samples to appropriate personnel, and ships samples to outside labs. Assist in collection, evaluation and analysis of data. Keeps track of study materials and drugs supply. He does this for 2 sponsored clinical trials and provides backup coverage for 2 others. Works directly with research nurses in coordination of studies. Maintain databases and data flow for research studies. Responsible for performing quality checks on the data submitted from collaborators. Works with the faculty, data supervisor, and management to draft manuscripts, abstracts, correspondence, and grant proposals by compiling and abstracting data for protocols

Regulatory and Quality Assurance Maintains the Essential (regulatory) documents for lead and collaborating study sites. Reviews quality of research charts and data collected. Coordinates clinical trial audits, monitors visits, and other quality assurance procedures and activities for his clinical trials. Perform queries in order to present quality reports and research insights. Responds to institutional and sponsored audits and queries. Develops and tests new tools to maintain quality of data (OneConnect, Webi, Slicer Dicer) for screening.

Bachelor's degree. 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 experience: Fluency in Spanish. 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: 142874

  • 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: Day/Evening, Days

  • Fund Type: Soft

  • 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