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

Essential Functions

  1. Protocol and budget Administration
  • Prepares budgets for industry-sponsored and investigator - initiated clinical trials.

  • Develops trial onboarding Set Up transactions to establish funding accounts for clinical trials.

  • Develops Quick Base workflow for pre award practices and hand off to post award operations and finance teams.

  • Reviews protocols, amendments, and ancillary documents for protocol consistency, clarity, feasibility. Collaborates with PI teams and/or Sponsors to resolve discrepancies.

  • Collaborates with PI, departmental research staff and Clinical Research Finance (CRF) to review and recommend changes to Coverage Analysis based on protocol and institutional requirements.

  • Collaborates with PI, departmental research staff and the Clinical Trial Research Center personnel to review and recommend changes to the (CTRC) budget according to protocol and institutional requirements.

  • Collaboratively works with all department clinical faculty to provide support for clinical trials goals.

  • Conducts budget quality assurance methodologies to ensure all budgetary items/costs have been captured to ensure strong financial budget management.

2. Sponsor Negotiation and Interaction

  • Participates in negotiations with industry sponsors and CRO's to process new and amended clinical trial budgets.

  • Counters proposals if required and assists in finalizing budgets with the sponsor.

  • Ensures a quick turnaround time to complete budgets and activate studies in a timely manner to meet industry standards.

3. Pre-Award Data Management

  • Creates, reviews and maintains data management system to include all pertinent correspondence and information regarding pre-award and amendment activities for THNMO clinical trials.

  • Reviews the THNMO Timelines database to ensure all pre-award information is verified and updated in a timely manner to allow the tracking of contract activation workflow processes and timeline targets to activation.

  • Ensures compliance with Good Clinical Research Practice standards.

  • Attends and reports out for departmental and institutional meetings, applicable trainings and/or events to remain abreast of new policies and procedures affecting the conduct of protocols.

  • Maintains knowledge of clinical trial process. Completes Research Foundation Courses as relevant to the ongoing aims of the unit/department.

4. Other duties as assigned

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. 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: 146605

  • 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: No

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

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

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

  • Science Jobs: No