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MD Anderson Cancer Center Senior Coordinator, Clinical Studies in Houston, Texas

Senior Coordinator, Clinical Studies


Coordination and quality assurance of clinical protocols and training and supervision of low risk studies and data coordinators


Protocol Coordination and Communication, and Quality Assurance and study participant coordination. Develops patient care methodologies for protocols, including criteria for screening and participation. Develops and maintains a processing and tracking system for all protocol related paperwork.

Communicates with research team members on progress of study, issues, and problems that arise in a clear and concise manner. Acts as liaison with patients, families, physicians, and other personnel.

Screens potential study participants and assists in obtaining consents. Follows patients on studies, maintains documentation of participant compliance with study procedures, adverse events, and concomitant medications. Schedules patient testing and performs procedures outlined in protocol. Coordinates distribution of lab samples to appropriate personnel, and ships samples to outside labs.

Data Management Collects data for various research studies and assists with data entry for research studies. Complies data for presentation and manuscript submission. Prepares and reviews screening databases for accuracy. Manages weekly screening reports for survey studies and assigned intervention protocols.

Quality Assurance and Training of Research Staff Coordinates clinical trial audits, monitors visits, and other quality assurance activities. Conducts routine and random audits of source documentation and reports on findings to PI, Research Nurse Supervisor and coordinators. Trains and supervises new coordinators, data coordinators, clinical studies coordinators and onboards new staff. Provides backup for several interventional studies. Serves as resource to nurses and coordinators.

Bachelor's degree. 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: 153203

  • 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: Day/Evening, Days

  • Fund Type: Soft

  • Work Location: Hybrid Onsite/Remote

  • Pivotal Position: No

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

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

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

  • Science Jobs: Yes