MD Anderson Cancer Center Research Data Coordinator Health Services Research in Houston, Texas
The primary purpose of the Research Data Coordinator is to utilize specialized knowledge, skill, and competency in performing administrative tasks and in the coordination and management of Decision Support Lab research data. Collaborates with primary investigators and assists in the collection and evaluation of research data. Performs duties in accordance with general and/or specific plans within the Decision Support Lab.
Screens for eligibility and recruits study participants by phone, email, in-person, and virtually
Completes all study documentation required for human subjects research
Coordinates mailing of recruitment flyers, study invitation letters, emails, and texts
Answers calls and returns voicemails from potential research participants
Obtains informed consent from study participants
Enters enrolled participants in the CORe database and makes necessary medical documentation for enrolled subjects
Data Collection and Database Maintenance:
Randomizes patients onto study arms and mails appropriate intervention materials, if applicable
Administers questionnaires to study participants via phone, mail, in-person, or virtually
Ensures follow-up assessments are conducted on schedule
Ensures timely compensation to study participants and documents compensation using institutional and departmental distribution procedures and reporting guidelines
Develops and maintains databases for collection of research data and maintains accurate records of research participation
Records data and procedures following source documentation guidelines
Conducts qualitative interviews with study participants
Retrieves study data by visually reading patient records, outside documentation, and patient surveys
Enters and verifies relevant research participant data into electronic database(s)
Organizes data obtained for easy retrieval and reporting purposes
Compiles data to create reports as needed
Schedules, books rooms and/or virtual meeting spaces, creates agendas, and takes minutes for research team meetings
Coordinates study activities as outlined in research protocols
Acts as a liaison with research participants, faculty, and other study personnel
Coordinates collection of recruitment data from collaborators
Assists the Principle Investigator and the research team in submitting required data and documents to the Institutional Review Board for submissions, resubmissions, continuing reviews, amendments to the protocol, and audits
Attends mandatory training, and/or other events to remain current of policies and procedures related to data management or research guidelines
Notifies Principal Investigator of any issues regarding research activities, including protocol deviations and potential violations
Consults with principal investigator and other department personnel regarding ongoing studies.
Maintains research team inventories
Organizes paper and electronic study files, regulatory binders, and source documents and keeps all documents up-to-date
Sorts, files, updates and maintains records as needed.
Conducts literature reviews and abstracts data from the literature on topics in informed decision making
May assist with decision aid production and manuscript and grant proposal preparation
Attends required departmental and division staff meetings and trainings
Interacts with members of interdisciplinary team inter and intra-departmentally to accomplish and complete daily work.
Communicate clearly in telephone, email, and face-to-face encounters with institutional and other personnel using appropriate etiquette; courtesy, accuracy, and with respect for confidentiality
Required: High school diploma or equivalent.
Preferred degree: Bachelor's degree in social science or health related.
Required: Two years of related experience. With preferred degree, no experience required.
Preferred: Bilingual in Spanish; Psychosocial research 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
Requisition ID: 139291
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
Pivotal Position: No
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 33,200
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 41,500
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 49,800
Science Jobs: No