MD Anderson Cancer Center Coordinator Research Data - Investigational Cancer Therapeutics in Houston, Texas
The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.
The primary purpose of the Coordinator, Research Data is to provide administrative and patient care services for the coordination of research studies. Coordinates and gathers patient data for research studies.
- To assist in the coordination of regulatory correspondence and protocol
administration on all departmental clinical research.
- Communicate verbally and in writing, as needed or as requested by study
investigator, with internal reviewers (e.g., Surveillance Committee) or external
agencies (e.g., pharmaceutical sponsors and/or governmental study sponsors,
such as National Cancer Institute or Food and Drug Administration).
- Complete forms and comply with institutional, state, and/or federal regulations
for study initiation, conduct, and termination.
- Assist in coordinating and send outgoing material and correspondence to
institutional, state, and/or federal agencies.
- Prepare reports for the sponsoring agency, as specified by reporting
requirements (e.g.,monthly, semiannually, and annually for NCI studies).
- Inform sponsors and collaborators of regulatory status of protocols at least
monthly informal departmental protocol review meetings.
Collect specimens as outlined in assigned protocols.
Maintain a system for controlling paper flow for protocols and related grants, to
include setting up and maintaining reference file system.
Maintain and update protocol reference materials.
Assist in the preparation of scheduled status reports describing interim data,
using the Patient Data Management System.
- To assist research nurses and other clinical research personnel with patient-related activities.
Answer and screen office phone calls effectively and professionally.
Pick up special blood or tissue specimens correctly and in a timely fashion and transport to appropriate locations, as specified by protocols.
Prepare tissue specimens correctly, as specified by protocols.
Pick up special blood or tissue specimens correctly and in a timely fashion and
transport to appropriate
- To transfer patient information into the electronic database and case books.
Review medical records to extract data points.
Assist with data entry into database and casebooks.
Make survival calls and appropriately record the data.
Maintain accurate and up-to-date patient flowsheet, to include entry of toxicities, adverse events, follow-up visits, dose modifications, and any other protocol-required data.
- To maintain a high level of professional expertise and credibility through
educational programs, including on-site training / off-site conferences.
Attend department research meetings and conferences.
Attend approved off-site meetings and conferences.
Supplement education as needed through use of reference materials, lectures,
Be punctual in arriving at all professional functions.
Inform appropriate staff and arrange coverage for necessary functions when
- To assist in the development of and help maintain an organizational system to
coordinate research meetings and research deadlines and inform department
staff, as needed.
- Generate documents on computer, using word processing, spreadsheet, and
other software to produce professional appearance.
- Assist in the coordination and preparation of a monthly update for protocol
- Communicate with appropriate individual(s) regarding upcoming deadlines,
- Understand and adhere to the policies and procedures related to conduct
clinical trials as delineated in the department training manual and presented at
weekly training meetings.
- Enter monitor visits for department, CTRC, Pharm into Clinic Station
The performance for all expected outcomes is measured by observation by supervisor, reports from faculty and co-workers, the accuracy and timeliness of work produced, and the demonstrated ability to effectively work under stress. The position also requires one to anticipate needs, to recognize situations requiring assistance and have the ability to refer or perform any necessary tasks, and to comprehend the goals of the department/program and take the initiative in making decisions and taking actions to further these goals.
This position requires:
Working in Office Environment
Working in Patient Care Unit (e.g. Nursing unit; outpatient clinic)
Exposure to human/animal blood, body fluids, or tissues
Exposure to harmful chemicals
Exposure to radiation
Exposure to animals
Indicate the time required to do each of the following physical demands:
Up to 10 lbs
10lbs to 50 lbs
More than 50 lbs
Up to 10 lbs
10lbs to 50 lbs
More than 50 lbs
Required: High school diploma or equivalent.
Required: Two years of related experience. May substitute required experience with completed years of college on a one to one basis.
Preferred: Human Research Subject 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. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html
Employee Status: Regular
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 33,200
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 41,500
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 49,800