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MD Anderson Cancer Center Senior Coordinator, Clinical Studies - Thoracic Head & Neck Med Oncology in Houston, Texas

Senior Coordinator, Clinical Studies- Thoracic-Head & Neck Med Oncology

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2021-2022 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.


The mission of The University of Texas MD 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.


Protocol Management

-Independently performs protocol-specific tasks including screening, ordering tests, collecting specimens, and study documentation of patient reported responses.

-Works with the Nurse Managers to ensure consistency between protocol database data and source documentation. Provides open communication and continuity of operations for coordinator and data management functions.

-Coordinates study deliverables, personnel issues, financial reconciliations and budget projections.

-Provides all study related coordination necessary for multi-site grants (CORE), including writing, and submission and maintenance of protocols to ensure that implementation and related clinical research activities meet specified objectives in a timely basis.

-Assists in the collection and evaluation of data for abstracts, research reports, funding proposals, operations and procedures manuals, audits and other written material and documentation as needed.

-Provides ideas and implements strategies for increasing enrollment on clinical trials.

-Develops, recommends and implements necessary clinical study revisions for PI's approval.

-Oversees the overall effective operation of designated protocols to include development, design and resolution of operations and budget issues in collaboration with the PI or study sponsor.

Leadership & Training

-Leads clinical research study coordinator team in the management of department trials.

-Leads coordinator study meetings. Meets individually and coordinates group meetings with Principal Investigator (PI). Participates in clinical research leadership meetings.

-Trains personnel responsible for specific functions or phases within the assigned clinical research studies. Works in conjunction with the Research Nurse Education leader on development and implementation of clinical trial education curriculum. Tailors' education materials to meet the specific needs of the coordinator, clinical studies job functions.

Protocol Auditing

-Conducts periodic in-house audits to ensure that the clinical research activities are in accordance with IRB protocol and per grant specifications.

Other duties as assigned

Education Required - Bachelor's degree.

Experience Required - Five years experience in area of research study or direct patient care obtained from nursing, data gathering or related field. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis. With preferred degree, three years 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: 162026

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Days

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 61,500

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 77,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 92,500

  • 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: Yes