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MD Anderson Cancer Center Research Data Coordinator - Investigational Cancer Therapeutics in Houston, Texas

Mission Statement

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 clinical research studies.

Job-Specific Competencies

Da ta Management (35%)

· Perform data entry and transfer of patient information into electronic databases.

· Review medical records to extract data points.

· Collect, store and maintain accurate and up-to-date source documentation to support data entry.

· Meet contractual agreements for data entry and query resolution timelines; meet external deadlines to support protocol milestones.

· Develop and maintain systems; protocol-specific tools, such as case report forms; and other study materials to control the data flow for single-institution and/or multi-center projects.

· Understand and adhere to the policies and procedures related to conduct of clinical trials as delineated in the institutional policies and department training.

Clinical Research Support (30%)

· Reconcile electronic medical records and source documentation to facilitate accurate patient data reporting consistent with institutional, industry and government standards.

· Prepare clinical trial documents for regulatory compliance.

· Coordinate and prepare weekly updates for protocol review.

· Meet with the Principal Investigator and study team routinely to review study status.

· Alert appropriate individuals regarding upcoming deadlines, meetings, audits, etc.

· Communicate verbally and in-writing with internal and external collaborators to meet study objectives.

Host External Research Personnel (25%)

· Facilitate external research personnel vetting process to comply with institutional and HIPAA requirements.

· Coordinate routine monitoring visits with internal and industry representatives.

· Collaborate with external departments for source document verification.

· Act as a lead contact for protocol data to answer questions and problem solve.

· Support deadlines, routine and for-cause audits.

· Provide sufficient, appropriate and timely responses to verbal and written queries.

Research Education and Training (5%)

· Participate in the departmental training and orientation program, attend required departmental meetings for training and education.

· Utilize institutional and departmental resources regarding clinical trial conduct.

· Continuously seek learning opportunities and supplemental education.

· Support departmental initiatives.

Other Duties as Assigned (5%)

Core Values

Caring: By our words and actions we demonstrate caring toward everyone.

  • We are sensitive to the concerns of our patients, their loved ones and our colleagues.

  • We are respectful and courteous to each other and practice cultural humility.

  • We promote and reward teamwork.

Integrity: We work together with professionalism to merit the trust of our colleagues and those we serve in all that we do.

  • We hold ourselves, and each other, accountable for our work - decisions and data - and for practicing our values and ethics.

  • We advocate for diversity and equity for our workforce, for those we serve and for our community.

  • We communicate frequently, honestly, openly and responsibly.

Discovery: We embrace creativity and seek new knowledge from different perspectives.

  • We encourage continuous learning, seeking out information and new ideas.

  • We team with each other to identify and resolve problems.

  • We seek personal growth and enable others to do so.

Safety: We provide a safe environment - physically and psychologically - for our patients, for our colleagues and for our community.

  • We create a sense of security and empowerment and are committed to keeping one another free from harm.

  • We embrace a framework and best practices for the highest quality of care and service.

  • We inspire trust by modeling excellence in our work and acceptance of each person's contributions.

Stewardship: We protect and preserve our institutional reputation and the precious resources - people, time, financial and environmental - entrusted to us.

  • We prioritize the health and well-being of each other.

  • We act responsibly to safeguard the institution's finances.

  • We ensure the proper care and use of time, data, materials, equipment and property afforded to us.


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: 168259

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Days

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 36,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 45,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 54,000

  • 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