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MD Anderson Cancer Center Research Data Coordinator in Houston, Texas


Data management

  • Abstracts and collects patient data from electronic health record and other relevant source documents

  • Ensures high quality data management, including tracking receipt, QA, and entry of patient data; entering protocol data into the appropriate database(s) and generating queries for missing or incorrect data

  • Performs ongoing and concurrent review of data to ensure completeness and accuracy; addresses data entry omissions or inconsistencies and amend errors in a timely manner

  • Assists in database coordination, build, and maintenance for assigned studies that are utilizing an institutional database

  • Responsible for special projects as assigned by Research Nurse Manager, Associate Director of Research Planning and Development and PI.

  • Develops and maintains systems for controlling data flow; develops spreadsheets or other tracking tools for data that cannot be entered into a database

  • Provides data for study progress and patient safety reports, such as IRB continuing reviews and IND reports

  • Creates accrual and/or toxicity reports as needed; assists in the collection and evaluation of protocol data and compiles protocol data for statistical review/manuscript submission

  • Utilizes different institutional databases to obtain and verify patient and protocol information including, but not limited to, CORe, PDOL, and the EHR (OneConnect [Epic])

  • Records data specific deviations to deviation logs as indicated by sponsor request and other governing entities

  • Follows and adheres to national/state, institutional, departmental, and sponsor guidelines to accomplish and complete daily work assignments

  • Prepares reports for the sponsoring agency, as specified by reporting requirements (e.g., monthly, quarterly, semiannually, and annually)

Clinical Trials Coordination

  • Proactively screens for potential patients that may participate in head and neck trials.

  • Consults with principal investigator and other department personnel verbally, in handwritten notes or via keyboard on computer regarding ongoing studies; requires ability to gather information and determine the appropriate information to report

  • Participates in protocol site initiation/logistics meetings and attends departmental or institutional research meetings as well as approved off-site meetings or conferences

  • Processes requests for protocol specific shipments of materials (supplies, specimens, etc.) and investigational agents

  • Coordinate/communicate frequently with other research staff to identify and address any study-related issues, including but not limited to inadequate or missing source documentation, adverse event reporting and protocol deviations or violations

  • Develop templates/processes through communication with other research staff to ensure all information needed for data capture is documented

  • Inform research staff and others on upcoming deadlines to ensure data is completed

Administrative Activities

  • Maintains a level of professional expertise and credibility through attendance at both institutional and outside continuing education programs to keep current with research changes in regulations and policy

  • Tracks and manages all relevant protocol paperwork and essential documents in accordance with sponsor requirements and institutional policies and procedures

  • Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills when contacting other institutions and agencies (i.e., NCI, pharmaceutical companies, sponsoring agencies, etc.) by phone, computer- generated reports/emails and/or face to face

  • Coordinates and participates in monitoring visits and internal or external audits to ensure objectives are met

  • Assists on assigned protocol audits; participate on site audits

  • Designs, implements, and reports on projects and project status

  • Review CD/Zip files of completed data points for preparation of study close-out/termination

  • Maintain adequate supplies for research record storage

  • Prepare terminated trials for warehousing

Other duties as assigned

Required Education:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Education:

Bachelor's degree.

Required Experience:

Two years of related experience. With preferred degree, no experience required.

Preferred Experience:

Data abstraction, detail oriented

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: 150520

  • Employment Status: Part-Time Benefits Eligible

  • 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) 34,500

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 43,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 51,500

  • Science Jobs: No